July 18, 2024

Introduction

Welcome to the exciting world of cultural and creative art in primary 2! This scheme of work is designed to ignite the imagination of young minds and encourage their artistic expression. Through various activities and projects, students will explore different cultures, learn about famous artists, and develop their creative skills. Let’s dive into the colorful and vibrant world of art!

Understanding Cultural Art

In this section, students will be introduced to the concept of cultural art. They will learn about different art forms from around the world, such as traditional paintings, sculptures, and textiles. Through hands-on activities, students will have the opportunity to create their own cultural art pieces, inspired by various cultures.

Exploring African Art

One of the cultures we will explore is African art. Students will learn about the rich history and symbolism behind African masks, sculptures, and textiles. They will then create their own African-inspired artwork, using vibrant colors and patterns.

Discovering Asian Art

Next, students will delve into the world of Asian art. They will discover the beauty of Chinese brush painting, Japanese origami, and Indian rangoli. Through these activities, students will gain an appreciation for the intricate details and techniques used in Asian art.

Learning about Famous Artists

In this section, students will be introduced to famous artists from different periods and styles. They will learn about their lives, their artistic techniques, and the impact they had on the art world.

Meet Leonardo da Vinci

One of the most famous artists of all time, Leonardo da Vinci, will be the focus of this lesson. Students will learn about his iconic paintings, such as the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. They will also try their hand at creating their own da Vinci-inspired masterpiece.

Exploring the Abstract World of Wassily Kandinsky

Next, students will dive into the abstract world of Wassily Kandinsky. They will learn about his unique style and how he used shapes and colors to express emotions. Students will then create their own abstract artwork, using Kandinsky’s techniques as inspiration.

Developing Creative Skills

In this section, students will focus on developing their creative skills through various art forms and techniques.

Getting Messy with Finger Painting

Get ready to roll up your sleeves and get messy! Students will have the opportunity to explore finger painting, a fun and tactile art form. They will experiment with different colors and textures, creating their own masterpieces using just their fingers.

Exploring Collage Art

Collage art is all about combining different materials and textures to create a unique composition. In this lesson, students will learn about famous collage artists, such as Henri Matisse, and create their own collages using a variety of materials.

Conclusion

By the end of this scheme of work, students will have gained a deeper appreciation for cultural art, learned about famous artists, and developed their creative skills. They will have a portfolio of artwork that showcases their individuality and creativity. We hope this journey through the world of art has ignited a lifelong passion for creativity and self-expression.