Artist Focus

Each year, Parkfielders study the work of a number of artists. By the time they leave the school children will have seen and recreated a wide range of art work. They will have been inspired by artists from different eras and used a wide range of medians in their work.

EYFS

Autumn

Picasso

collages of funny faces.

Spring

Jackson Pollock

Splat painting

Summer

Vincent Van Gogh

Finger painting and observational

Year 1

Autumn

Artist

  • Beatriz Milhazes
  • Jasper Johns

Type of artwork

  • Creating abstract artwork.
  • Colour mixing skills artwork.

Spring

Artist

  • Edouard Martinet
  • Susan Beatrice
  • William Morris
  • John Henry Dearle
  • Andy Goldsworthy
  • Louise Bourgeois

Type of artwork

  • Create creatures from junk modelling.
  • Create artwork from natural materials.

Summer

Artist

  • Louis Wain
  • Kandinsky

Type of artwork

  • Evaluate what the cats and dogs are doing in each picture and use drama to freeze frame and capture an image.
  • Drawing using 2D geometric shapes.



Year 2

Autumn

Artist

  • Max Ernst
  • Ed Ruscha

Type of artwork

  • Use rubbings and tear them into shapes in the style of Max Ernst.
  • Use shading to make an image look 3D.


Spring

Artist

  • Nancy McCroskey
  • Clarice Cliff

Type of artwork

  • Create a grid style picture using shading.
  • Paint a paper plate in the style of Clarice Cliff.

Summer

Artist

  • Damien Hirst
  • Julian Opie
  • Edwina Bridgeman

Type of artwork

  • Create 'Day of the Dead' style skull pictures.
  • Draw a self portrait in the style of Julian Opie.
  • Make wooden peg people.

Year 3

Autumn

Artist

X



Spring

Artist

X

Summer

Artist

  • Diego Velázquez
  • Walt Disney
  • Carl Giles

Type of artwork

  • Create a tints and shade painting.
  • Make caricatures of toys.
  • Create caricatures of family.


Year 4

Autumn

X

Spring

Artist

  • Luz Perez Ojeda
  • Barbara Hepworth
  • Giorgio Morandi
  • Paul Cézanne

Type of artwork

  • Op-art
  • Soap carving/sculpture
  • Still life
  • Paint in the style of Cézanne

Summer

Artist

  • David Hockney
  • Paula Rego
  • Edward Hopper
  • Pieter Brueghel
  • Fiona Rae

Type of artwork

  • Photograph recreated scenes from famous artwork.
  • Recreate artwork in sketchbooks.


Year 5

Autumn

Artist Name

  • Hundertwasser

Type of artwork

  • Transforming buildings in a style inspired by the artist Hundertwasser.

Spring

x

Summer

Artist Name

  • Banksy
  • Hermann Rorschach & Andy Warhol
  • John Singer Sargent
  • Magdalene Odundo

Type of artwork

  • Learning how artists make political statements through their art.
  • Create symmetrical patterns.
  • Recreate a piece of artwork using drama.

Year 6

Autumn

Artist Name

  • Claude Monet
  • William Morris
  • Edward Hopper

Type of artwork

  • Colour mix and replicate a small section of a piece of artwork.
  • Print onto fabric using a polystyrene tile.
  • Analyse a great piece of artwork.

Spring

Artist Name

  • Käthe Kollwitz
  • Pablo Picasso
  • David Shrigley & Mark Wallinger

Type of artwork

  • Draw portraits.
  • Create a 'Guernica' inspired piece of artwork.
  • Create a clay sculpture.

Summer

Artist Name

  • Hannah Hoch & Raoul Hausmann
  • Jenny Holzer
  • Edward Weston
  • Edvard Munch

Type of artwork

  • Create a photomontage.
  • Create a 'truism'phrase and add appropriate photographs/background.
  • Take macro photographs of fruit/vegetables.
  • Recreate a digital selfie in the style of Munch.

ART & DESIGN DAY

EYFS

Artist Name

Type of artwork

Year 1

Artist Name

  • Renoir
  • Joaquin Sorolla
  • Peder Severin Kroyer
  • Vincent Van Gogh

Type of artwork

  • Compare seaside images from 3 artists.
  • Create a texture picture.
  • Mix colours to paint the sea, sand and sky.


Year 2

Artist Name

  • Leo Baxendale
  • Roy Lichtenstein

Type of artwork

  • Create emotions in cartoon characters.
  • Create a superhero piece of artwork.

Year 3

X

Year 4

Artist Name

  • Sam Francis
  • Arcimboldo
  • Sokari Douglas Camp
  • El Anatsui

Type of artwork

  • Wax resist
  • Fruit faces
  • Sculpture

Year 5

Artist Name

  • Morag Myerscough & Luke Morgan.

Type of artwork

  • Design a room for a hospital/dentist etc.

Year 6

Artist Name

  • Paul Cezanne, Jaromír Funke & Ben Nicholson.

Type of artwork

  • Still life composition.