Lesson 1: Seaside Landscape

Free access during school closures. Focusing on composition, children consider where to place the horizon and tide lines within their artwork, inspired by Renoir, Sorolla and Peder Severin Krøyer

Learning Objectives

  • Identifying the key features of a landscape

  • Cutting complex shapes using scissors safely and carefully

  • Drawing lines to represent the horizon line and the sea

  • Composing a beach scene using shapes provided and my imagination

Lesson Plan

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Teacher video: Seaside landscape

Pupil video: Seaside landscape


Seaside Image Bank
Created by:
Paul Carney,  
Art & Design specialist
Paul has 22 years experience of teaching art as a specialist subject in both Primary and Secondary schools. He is a council member with the The National Society for Education and his expertise has led him to deliver CPD for…
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