Art for learning from home
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
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Challenge 1: Matisse
Who is Henry Matisse? Take a look at his bright and colourful collages.
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.
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.
Challenge 3: Keith Haring
Who is Keith Haring? Step into the wonderful world of street art.
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.
Challenge 5: Bridget Riley – Op art.
Who is Bridget Riley? Read all about her and explore her amazing optical illusions.
Have a go at creating your own optical illusion piece.
Challenge 6: Calder
Who is Alexander Calder? Amazing art that moves.
Can you make a Calder inspired kinetic sculpture.
Challenge 7: Picasso
Who is Picasso? Explore the work of an artist who loved to experiment.
Print out a Picasso fortune teller and get drawing.
Challenge 8: Warhol
Who is Andy Warhol? Pop art legend!
Try creating a selfie in the style of Andy Warhol.
Challenge 9: Turner
Who was Turner? Take a look at his shimmering landscapes.
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.
Challenge 10: Mondrian
Who is Piet Mondrian? He loves his straight lines and bright colours.
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.