Lesson 2: Texture 1: Taking Rubbings

Using media of their choosing, children go in search of textures that interest them to take rubbings of

Learning Objectives

  • Knowing how to take a rubbing

  • Identifying different textures and recording them using a rubbing technique

  • Knowing that the tool that I use will change how my rubbing looks

  • Using colour to create different effects

Teacher Video: Taking rubbings

Pupil Video: Taking rubbings

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Susan Coles,  
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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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