Lesson 2: Skulls

Taking inspiration from Damien Hirst's ‘Cornucopia’ collection, children trace an image of a skull and then adorn it using a medium and pattern of their choice

Learning Objectives

  • Drawing and decorating a skull

  • Recognising facial features in a skull

  • Accurately trace outlines

  • Adding extra detail by drawing what I see

Teacher Video: Skulls

Pupil Video: Skulls


Skull Image
For the Love of God (2007) by Damien Hirst
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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