Duration: 1.5 hours
Capacity: Maximum 30 students
Location: Museum galleries
About this session
Through close analysis of artworks in the collection, students will hone their observational skills and experiment with a range of drawing techniques and materials. They will undertake approximately three detailed studies in which they will explore composition, tone and line. Boards, paper and artist-quality materials are provided.
This session can also be delivered in British Sign Language by a Deaf museum educator.
What will your pupils/students learn?
- To understand the work of artists from different historical contexts and cultures.
- To consider the ways in which meanings, ideas and intentions can be communicated through visual and tactile language, using formal elements such as colour, line, form, tone, texture.
- To develop their practical drawing skills.
- KS3-5: Art and Design
"They enjoyed learning about the narrative and feel they can critique work better now. They loved engaging with different drawing styles in quick succession. Moving around the gallery made it feel fun and they are excited to revisit!"
Year 10 Teacher