1hr 50min artist-led workshop for KS1 – KS5
Pupil’s will practice observational drawing in our galleries surrounded by and responding to Hepworth’s stunning sculpture.
They will explore drawing skills including the use of line, tone and texture.
In the learning studios, students will develop these skills further using a range of exciting drawing media.
“Everything about the workshop was great! Really enjoyed the different ways of looking and drawing. It really got [students] to think differently and made me remember how to approach things creatively.” Nottingham Girls High School
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Students will each create a series of drawings including collaborative large-scale and smaller individual works.
£185, 10% discount for Wakefield district schools
Line, Tone, Texture, Pattern, Surface, Shape, Form, Sculpture, Two-Dimensional, Three-Dimensional, Landscape, Inspiration, Organic shapes, Natural forms.
Learning outcomes and curriculum links
Art & Design
- Produce creative work exploring their ideas and recording their experiences in the galleries.
- Experiment with different types of art and materials.
- Use drawing techniques to develop and share their ideas.
- Learn about artist Barbara Hepworth, her importance in history, and make links to their own work.
- Develop vocabulary and visual literacy in response to the artworks they see.
- Articulate opinions on the artworks and convey ideas confidently.
- Participate in collaborative conversations and use discussion in order to learn, elaborating and explaining their understanding and ideas about the artworks and their own creative work.
Art and Design
- Produce creative work, exploring their ideas and recording their experiences in the galleries
- Use a range of techniques and media to record their observations and increase their proficiency in the handling of different materials.
- Evaluate and analyse creative works, using the language of art. Develop critical thinking to analyse their own artwork and that of others.
- Learn about great artist Barbara Hepworth and understand the historical and cultural development of her art form.
- Develop new specialist vocabulary and visual literacy in response to the artworks.
- Use discussion in order to learn; elaborating and explaining clearly their understanding and ideas about the artworks and their own creative work.
- Listening to and building on the contributions of others, asking questions to clarify and inform.