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This term our focus is on using paint.  Each class will be developing an understanding of some of the ideas below.  Each class will have their own focus and create paintings unique to them.  You may find examples of your child's work on their class page or in their e-portfolio.
  • The effect of different paints
    • tempera, watercolour, dye, impasto
  • Effects that can be developed by using different painting tools
    • Different sized brushes, card, sponges, rollers, paint knives
  • The effect of paint on different surfaces
    • Paper, hessian, canvas
  • Styles of painting
    • Impressionist, pointillism, cubist, abstract,  pop art, surrealism
  • The effects different techniques make when painting
    • Blending, over painting, limited palette, monochromatic

Classes may upload photos of the children painting and their finished artworks.  Please check the class pages for this.

We may use TOMATOES to analyse a piece of art...

NZ Artists
Bill Sutton Bio
Bill Sutton Images
Colin McCahon Bio
Colin McCahon Images
Rita Angus Bio
Rita Angus Images
Robin White Images
Toss Woollaston Bio
Toss Woollaston Images
Rene Magritte images
Salvador Dali images 2
Art Styles
Painting in Style
Teacher Resources
Various Painting Activities
Giorgio de Chirico
Surrealism info
Surrealism eye
Max Ernst images
Salvador dali facts
Salvador dali facts 2
Salvador Dali facts 3
Max Ernst facts 1
Max Ernst facts 2
Max Ernst facts 3
Georgio de Chirico facts 1
Giorgio de Chirico facts 2
Rene Magritte facts 1
Rene Magritte facts 2
Rene Magritte images
Salvador Dali 2
Impressionism fact 1
Heidi Malott
Images 1
claude monet paintings
van gogh images
renior images
Claude Monet images 2
Vincent Van Gogh images 2
Pierre Auguste Renoir
Media Gallery:
26 media items
25 media items