Lesson 3: Negative Medium Still Life

Learning to see light and shade in a new way, children pick out the shapes of their composition using erasers on a lightly greyed out background

Learning Objectives

  • Using other materials to draw with

  • Knowing what is meant by a negative image

  • Picking out areas of light and shadow

Teacher Video: Negative medium still life

Pupil Video: Negative medium still life


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Simon Chubb,  
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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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