Year 2 Art and Design

Autumn Term

Formal elements of Art

In this topic pupils will identify and paint repeating patterns; take rubbings of different textures; create art from rubbings inspired by artist Max Ernst; learn to use pencils to create different tones (inspired by artist Ed Ruscha) and create tonal drawings of the solar system.

  1. To create repeating patterns.
  2. To explore different textures.
  3. To create a picture using collage and frottage.
  4. To can create a 3D drawing.
  5. To can create a 3D drawing in colour.

National Curriculum Objectives

  • To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.
  • To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.
  • To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.
  • To be taught about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.

Spring Term

Art & Design Skills

In this topic pupils will create a piece of art on a theme of their choice; create drawings through the application of tone and shading; creating repeating patterns using clay; design a ceramic plate in the style of Clarice Cliff and create a weave to an animal shape design.

Developing painting skills

  1. To experience drawing for pleasure.
  2. To explore the use of tones in shading.
  3. To use my hands as a tool for making.
  4. To design a plate.
  5. To learn to weave.
  6. To develop painting skills.

National Curriculum Objectives

  • To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.
  • To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.
  • Pupils should be taught about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.

Summer Term

Human Form

In this topic pupils will use the human form as a basis for making art by creating 2D art to explore their feelings about the world around them; creating texture; learning about tone and colour; studying natural forms in the world around them and relating it to their own artwork; understanding the development of art forms and describing the strengths and weaknesses of works of art.

  1. To create body sculptures.
  2. To draw and decorate a skull.
  3. To create a collage.
  4. To create a self-portrait.
  5. To make a clothes peg figure.

National Curriculum Objectives

  • To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.
  • To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.
  • To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.
  • Be taught about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.

Art & Design Day

Sculpture & Mixed Media

In this topic pupils will create a large-scale work of art on a comic theme; create 2D art to explore their feelings about the world around them; create textures; learn about tone and colour; studying natural forms in the world around them and relate it to their own artwork; understand the development of art forms and describe the strengths and weaknesses of works of art.

  1. To create 3D human forms.
  2. To draw faces that express different emotions.
  3. To work together to create a large piece of artwork.

National Curriculum Objectives

  • To use a range of materials creatively to design and make products.
  • To develop a wide range of art and design techniques in using colour, pattern, texture, line, shape, form and space.
  • To use drawing, painting and sculpture to develop and share their ideas, experiences and imagination.
  • Be taught about the work of a range of artists, craft makers and designers, describing the differences and similarities between different practices and disciplines, and making links to their own work.