Design: Clarice Cliff Plates

Using a paper plate, children recreate their own designs of Clarice Cliffs ‘Circle Tree’ plate, using bright colours to paint circles and finishing by using black paint and a straw to blow a tree design

Learning Objectives

  • Designing a plate in the style of Clarice Cliff

  • Painting colourful circles with care

  • Applying paint using a straw and blowing

Teacher Video: Clarice Cliff

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'Circle Tree' (ceramic) Cliff, Clarice (1899-1972)
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Simon Chubb,  
Art & Design specialist
Simon is a teacher, cartoonist and artist. He uses his 25 years of experience to teach art in schools and has his own workshop business ‘Scartoons’ in which children create comicA series of drawings which tell a story characters and…
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