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Lesson Two – Pointillism

This art and design teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to identify and practise a technique used by Seurat to create a range of different colour shades in a painting. The class can try using and combining dots of colour to make a selection of shapes to use in future artwork.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and practise a technique used by Seurat to create a range of different colour shades in a painting

Learning Objectives

Compare techniques in mixing and combining colours in artwork. Explore how to combine colours to produce different shades.

Learning Outcomes

I can describe different ways to produce colour shades in artwork. I can select and combine colours to produce different shades.

Pointillism

Teaching sequence to help the children identify and practise a technique used by Seurat to create a range of different colour shades in a painting

Gray Weather Grande Jatte, Georges Seurat

Display poster for whole class discussion to help the children explore and describe the colours and techniques used in a painting by a significant French artist

Dotty Colours

Activity to help the children produce a selection of different shapes using pointillism to combine colour to produce a range of shades

Pointillism

Interactive activity to help the children identify and practise a technique used by Seurat to create a range of different colour shades in a painting

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and practise a technique used by Seurat to create a range of different colour shades in a painting

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