Last term Year 4 were learning about the Vikings. We experimented with different techniques for creating water effects such as by doing a water wash and sprinkling powder paints onto it, dragging a stick through wet paint, flicking paint and doing wax resist. Everyone enjoyed making lots of mess!
The following week we painted 3 sheets of paper each, using our favourite techniques. Then we had to research Viking ships and design our own boats. We made our own collages using the paper that we had created before, plus our Viking ships that we created using coloured paper.
Keep your eye on the display board outside Year 4 for a lovely Viking display coming soon!
Year 4 have been doing work based around the topic of ‘Food’. They researched different types of art to do with food and discovered two artists that create art out of toast - Ida Skivenes (from Norway) and Eiko Mori (from Japan). They looked at how to create light/dark toast by covering part of the toast in tinfoil and putting it under the grill for different lengths of time. After that they created some fabulous toast art for homework which they then shared with the class and had to agree on the best way of photographing it for a competition entry, thinking about which colour plates to display them on. Finally, they evaluated their work and said what they liked about each other’s work and how they would improve their own.