The Wonderful World of Art

In Gabriel Castellà i Raich School we do Arts and Crafts in English in 1st, 2nd and 3rd Cycle of Primary Education.

On this blog you can find a sample of the work done.

For more information click here.

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Making portraits in the style of Warhol

Pop Art portraits.

Fifth graders make self-portraits in the style of Warhol.

To know about Pop Art and Andy Warhol click here.

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Painting landscapes

Catalan landscapes in the style of Van Gogh.

Second and Third Cycle students paint Catalan landscapes in the style of Van Gogh.

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Making portraits

Painting like Picasso.

3rd and 4th graders make portraits of their classmates in the style of Picasso.

The students visit the Picasso Museum too.

3rd graders focuse on Las Meninas by Picasso and 4th graders on Why do artists paint in different ways?.

Pupils observe, analyse and discuss some works of the artist. 4th grade children also participate in a workshop to develop and explore the theme dealt with during the visit to the rooms.

“Every child is an artist.” (Pablo Picasso)

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Experimenting with colour and composition

The magic of colour.

Second Cycle pupils experiment with primary, secondary and tertiary colours.

Then they produce different colours by mixing magenta, cyan, yellow, black and white.

Finally, the children make colour compositions with the colours they have got.

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Creating an artwork in the style of Miro

Inspired by Miro.

Second Cycle students find out about the style of Miro and create an artwork in this style.

To know about the style of Miro click here.

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Practising the mosaic technique

A mosaic is made of small coloured pieces.

Second Cycle pupils make mosaics.

Antoni Gaudi used the mosaic technique.

To know more about it click here.

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Weaving lines

Woven lines create texture.

Third grade children observe and draw a pineapple.

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Drawing fractals

Leaves are fractals.

Second Cycle students collect leaves and draw them.

Antoni Gaudi used the fractal structure.

To find out about it click here.

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Drawing a spiral

A snail’s shell is a spiral.

Third grade pupils oberve a snail and draw it.

Antoni Gaudi was inspired by a sea snail.

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