Learning About... Louis Wain

Exploring and analysing the work of Louis Wain, children consider the stories behind some of his paintings before acting out some of the scenes depicted to deepen their understanding

Learning Objectives

  • Looking at a picture in detail and talk about it

  • Remembering that artists tell stories in their artwork, whether it is realistic or abstract, and that art can be about your feelings

  • Knowing that looking hard at a picture helps me to see details and understand the artwork

Teacher Video: Learning about Louis Wain

Created by:
Susan Coles,  
Art & Design specialist
Susan is an educator, artist and an active advocate of art in schools. Her roles include: Secretary to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Art, Craft, Design Education, Past President, and now Honorary Fellow of the National Society for Education…
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