|By Owen (Year2)|
2BD has been learning about how life has changed in the past 100 years, particularly focussing on our local area.
Photos and artworks showing the local landscape 100 years ago
Charcoal (I like to use the cheap synthetic charcoal sticks with young students, as they don't break as easily as more expensive willow)
1. We broke the artwork we were using as inspiration up into segments- drawing in first the horizon line, then the largest features first, such as mountains and the large gumtree in the foreground.
2. We then added smaller details.
3. We talked about shadow and light, and talked about where (& why) they would be positioned in the picture. We also talked a lot about not drawing things the way we THINK they look, but actually looking at things in detail. Not drawing "broccoli trees" got talked about a lot! ;)
Year 2 Student Artworks: