Lesson 5: Painting: Packaging collage 2

Children trace a section of the collage they drew and then scale it up by copying the contents of each tracing paper square onto a corresponding square on an A3 grid before painting it

Before the lesson

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Learning objectives

  • To successfully upscale a drawing and paint accurately

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]

Success criteria

Cross-curricular links

Attention grabber

Main event


Pupils needing extra support: May need to have the grids pre-drawn for them, or provided after they have attempted it themselves.


Pupils working at greater depth: Can be challenged to use more complex colours such as complementary colours or by mixing secondary colours.

Wrapping up

Assessing pupils' progression and understanding


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 National Society for Education and his expertise has led him to deliver CPD for leading…
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