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Georges Seurat

This art and design scheme of work for key stage two gets the children to identify, describe and replicate the painting style of a significant French artist by using pointillism to create scenes of different landscape views. You can use the sequence of six lessons to get the class to explore the work of a significant French artist.

Identify, describe and replicate the painting style of a significant French artist by using pointillism to create scenes of different landscape views

Lesson One : Seurat’s Paintings

Investigate and present some of the different themes and ideas presented in paintings by a significant French artist

Lesson Two : Pointillism

Identify and practise a technique used by Seurat to create a range of different colour shades in a painting

Lesson Three : Bathers at Asnières

Explore and practise some of the techniques used by Seurat to create different colour shades in artwork

Lesson Four : Painting Frames

Practise a selection of different techniques to replicate colour shades used in a painting by a significant French artist

Lesson Five : School Painting

Practise using the painting technique of pointillism to create a picture of the school landscape

Lesson Six : Art Auction

Review completed paintings that use the pointillism style of painting to emulate artwork by a significant French artist

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