Lesson 5: Colour 2: Painting with colour

Children put into practice their understanding of colour mixing to recreate their own versions of the artwork '0-9' by artist Jasper Johns

Learning Objectives

  • Using primary colours to paint

  • Applying paint carefully so that the colours do not run into one another

  • Writing the numbers 1 to 9

  • Developing painting skills by mixing primary colours to make secondary colours

Lesson Plan

Painting with colour
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