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Lesson Three – Water Washes

This art and design teaching pack for Key Stage Two gets the children to explore and implement techniques that can be utilised when painting reflections of objects in water. The class can practise using a water wash to create the impression of a reflection in a body of water.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore and implement techniques that can be utilised when painting reflections of objects in water

Learning Objectives

Test techniques when creating special effects in painting. Discuss and compare methods used by artists when painting reflections.

Learning Outcomes

I can use a wash to create a special effect when painting. I can describe and compare how artists painted reflections in artwork.

Water Washes

Teaching sequence to help the children explore and implement techniques that can be utilised when painting reflections of objects in water

The Quarters behind Alresford Hall, John Constable

Display poster to help the children identify and describe how a has artists depicted a range of water reflections in their artwork

River Buildings

Display posters to help the children draw and paint the reflections of different objects that might be seen in bodies of water

Painting Wash

Shared reading text to help the children follow a set of instruction to test a technique about how to paint a reflection of an object seen in water

Water Washes

Interactive activity to help the children explore and implement techniques that can be utilised when painting reflections of objects in water

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explore and implement techniques that can be utilised when painting reflections of objects in water

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