Design: Willow pattern

Children design their own willow pattern style plate based on a tale of their choice, first drawing three key characters, then going over the details with ink, before finally using a wash in lighter tones of blue

Before the lesson

Learning objective

  • To recreate a traditional design style

National curriculum

Pupils should be taught to:

  • Improve their mastery of Art and design techniques, including drawing, painting and sculpture with a range of materials [for example, pencil, charcoal, paint, clay]
  • About great artists, architects and designers in history

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event

Differentiation

Pupils needing extra support: Have sample pictures for the children to base their drawings on.

 

Pupils working at greater depth: Should create a regular, geometric border for their plate.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progress and understanding

Vocabulary

Created by:
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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