Lesson 5: Beach collage

Using their watercolour background from Lesson 3, pupils add objects and images with added detail and shading

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To create details using controlled painting and other materials and objects

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Become proficient in drawing, painting, sculpture and other art, craft and design techniques
  • Use a range of materials creatively to design and make products

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: May need help cutting new central seaside images and applying them over the previous ones which may be covered in paint. 

Pupils working at greater depth: Should be encouraged to think of areas of light and dark on their main features.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding


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 National Society for Education and his expertise has led him to deliver CPD for leading…
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