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Here are 12 creative challenges for the coming weeks to help you learn about different artists and to get creative. Purple Mash has a great paint software called 2 Paint a Picture. KS2 pupils try using Tate paint

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/games-quizzes/tate-paint.

(Can those supervising children please open outside websites due to possible advertising)

 

Please email me a photo of your creations and any other art you do, so I can create an online art gallery. gallery@our-lady.dudley.sch.uk

 

Challenge 1:  Matisse

Who is Henry Matisse? Take a look at his bright and colourful collages.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-henri-matisse

Using brightly coloured paper have a go a creating a collage inspired by nature. If you don’t have any bright paper try cutting up the packaging in your recycling box.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/make/cut-paste/collage-matisse-snail

 

Challenge 2: Vincent Van Gogh

Who is Vincent Van Gogh? Probably the most famous painter of all time, take a look at some of his work. https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-vincent-van-gogh

Choose an activity, paint a portrait, colour in the sunflowers or practice your mark painting, examples below.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/make/paint-draw/create-art-van-gogh

 

Challenge 3: Keith Haring

Who is Keith Haring? Step into the wonderful world of street art.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-keith-haring

Keith Haring wanted to share his work with everyone and not just in a gallery. Using chalk share your Keith Haring style designs outside. Ask a parent where you are allowed to draw, take a photo before it rains!

 

Challenge 4: George Seurat

Take a look at how George Seurat uses dots to create a picture.  Try using earbuds to create your own pointillist painting or go onto Purplemash  / 2 paint a picture and choose the pointillism option.

https://artsycraftsymom.com/10-georges-seurat-art-projects-for-kids/

 

Challenge 5: Bridget Riley – Op art.

Who is Bridget Riley?  Read all about her and explore her amazing optical illusions.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-bridget-riley

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/what-is/op-art

Have a go at creating your own optical illusion piece.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/make/paint-draw/make-op-art-plant-pot

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zs2b6fr

http://www.lilcreativekids.com/easy-op-art-for-kids/

 

Challenge 6: Calder

Who is Alexander Calder? Amazing art that moves.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-alexander-calder

Can you make a Calder inspired kinetic sculpture.

http://www.artsmudge.com/blog/2012/08/how-to-make-a-calder-inspired-stabile

 

Challenge 7: Picasso

Who is Picasso? Explore the work of an artist who loved to experiment.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-pablo-picasso

Print out a Picasso fortune teller and get drawing.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/make/cut-paste/make-picasso-fortune-teller

 

Challenge 8: Warhol

Who is Andy Warhol? Pop art legend!

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-andy-warhol

Try creating a selfie in the style of Andy Warhol.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/make/paint-draw/make-pop-art-warhol

 

Challenge 9: Turner

Who was Turner? Take a look at his shimmering landscapes.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-jmw-turner

Can you paint like Turner? Try creating a water colour. If you don’t have paint try using 2 paint a picture on purple mash.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/make/paint-draw/paint-turner

 

Challenge 10: Mondrian

Who is Piet Mondrian? He loves his straight lines and bright colours.

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/explore/who-is/who-piet-mondrian

Use 2 paint a picture in purple mash, choose the Lines option to design a piece of art.

 

Challenge 11: Animation

Learn all about animation and have a go experiment on 2 Animate on purple mash. Save your work I look forward to seeing it.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvhp34j/resources/1

Challenge12: Andy Goldsworthy. Find out how he creates sculptures with nature.

Here are some other websites to help you be creative.

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