Drawing: Still Life

Children look at the still life artworks of Giorgio Morandi and then arrange a collection of objects in an interesting way to sketch, drawing the outlines of the objects before adding in light, medium and dark tones to their work

Learning Objectives

  • Working in a group to create an interesting still-life arrangement

  • Sketching an outline of the still life objects using symmetry lines

  • know that ’tone’ means the lightness or darkness of something


Giorgio Morandi PowerPoint

Teacher Video: Still Life

Pupil Video: Still Life

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Susan Coles,  
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