In art this week we have been looking tone using a 2B pencil. Children have explored stippling, cross-hatching, hatching and shade. Take a look at the skills in our Tudor […]
In art this week, class 3 have used clay and clay tools to create a detailed pattern on a tile. These tiles were designed to be fit for a castle. […]
In year 4 today we have been using pastels to creat tone and textures for our cave paintings. We hope to see some cave paintings on our visit this term […]
To launch our topic of Towers, Tunnels and Turrets we have dressed up as people associated with castles. We designed and created our own shields and even made our own […]
As part of our topic about the Stone, Bronze and Iron Ages we have created some stone age cave paintings. We have used pastels to create the effect of stone […]
In art we have been exploring different patterns. Once we had explored different patterns we used our observational skills to create a tile of different patterns.
Class 6 have had another fantastic afternoon continuing with their fabric kapok tree art … First, we defined our painted trees with black fine liner pen. Then, we put our […]
Class 6 explored the smell and texture of tropical fruits today, as part of our rainforest topic, before creating our own pastel impressions of what we could see. Take a […]
Class 6 made a fantastic start to their fabric artwork today … We started by drawing and painting kapok trees onto our fabric. Next time, we’ll add some of the […]
Class 6 have made a fantastic start to the new half term in Art today, practising their embroidery skills … We started by looking at the work of a textile […]
This week, class 4 have been looking at the famous artist and sculptor Andy Goldsworthy, who uses natural materials to create his work. Inspired by this, we decided to take […]
This week saw the start of our after school clubs. In art club we went on a nature walk to collect leaves, twigs, feathers and flowers to create a person […]
Class 6 made a fantastic start to their rainforest leaves in Art today! We started with the outline (yellow on white paper and charcoal on black) then we added the […]
This afternoon, the children in Year 4 finished off their clay cottages by adding some colour … Well done, everyone!
A huge Well-Done to Ellie Rose for being our Spring Art competition winner! A wonderful painting completed during lockdown Ellie! Miss Sare was over the moon and thinks you thoroughly […]
Class 6 worked extremely hard this afternoon, taking lots of care, to create these amazing plague cottages out of clay… Well done, everyone! Can’t wait to see these painted!
Take a look at our magnificent Picture This exhibition at Gullivers Valley in Sheffield. Children have focused on the picture ‘Sheffield Through the Ages’ and have created a range of […]
Today Class 4 continued their learning about the famous Victorian artist, William Morris. We learnt about his personal life and how he had developed a keen interest in nature and […]
Class 6 had a wonderful afternoon today, working on the next stage of our recycling project with Casting Innovations Ltd. We used a special type of clay, called Fimo, to […]
In class 3 we have been busy creating a design of London houses and buildings design using pencil. We then traced this design onto styrofoam making sure we were really […]
Today Class 4 used chrome books to find out more information on William Morris for our artist study. During the summer term we will be using him as inspiration and […]
Today Class 4 had a fabulous afternoon when we designed and then made our very own Thaumatropes. First children did lots of research on how to make them effective and […]
Year 6 have been learning about the parts of the heart through a mixture of art media. We have used our sewing, weaving and tapestry skills to produce stunning images. […]
The whole school has had a fantastic morning making our video for National Dance Day! We have some brilliant dancers and children with so much positive energy at our school! […]
In our art lessons, we have learnt about using different sketching techniques including tone and texture. We have showed clear progression in both lessons from practising sketching technique, to beginning […]
Over the last few days, Class 4 have been practising drawing and sketching some famous L.S Lowry sketches. We used different pencils such as H, 2B and 4B to create […]
Mrs Graham’s class have had a wonderful afternoon of careful sketching today, looking at the rat, linked to our new topic: The Plague.
What a wonderful afternoon of sewing we’ve had in Mrs Graham’s class today! The children absolutely blew us away with their amazing sewing skills, showing incredible concentration, determination and patience. […]
Today Class 4 worked in their sketch books to blend primary colours to mix brand new colours – also known as: secondary colours. We then used base colours, black and […]
What a wonderful start Year 4 have made to their fabric artwork this week! We can’t wait to see these on display!
Today Miss Sare’s bubble had a screen free afternoon and continued to develop our sketching and shading skills. We looked at how to create tone to our learning. We look […]
Do you love being creative and using your imaginative skills? Do you love expressing yourself using many different art techniques? If so, create a unique piece of art using ‘Spring’ […]
Y3S were set the task of designing and creating their own 2D shaped top trump game. They had to use key mathematical vocabulary that they had learnt in their live […]
After making up the art packs for the year 5 children at home, the children in year 5 had their very first live lesson on embroidery from home. We learnt […]
Class 4 were given a task to research some following Art vocabulary and then apply them to their sketching attempt number one. They then had to follow some step by […]
Year 4 children have been using their resilience skills in Art this afternoon, carefully observing and drawing what they see. Take a look … Well done everyone!
Today is the first day the KS1 bubble have spent at home. We had our first zoom meeting so that we all know what to expect on Monday and we […]
Children in Year 6 have been focusing on the proportions of the human boys while drawing evacuees. We have used pencil and markers to draw the outline and we are […]
Year 3 have been creating tones and textures with pastels linked to our topic about steel. Our scrap metal art is looking fantastic.
Year 4 learnt a new art skill yesterday and practised zentangle patterns. We tried some in our sketchpads first and then went onto our leaf pictures. It took a lot […]
The children in Class 4 have done a fabulous job at achieving Miss Sare’s super high expectations. Their ‘Dear Diary’ pieces of writing looks beautiful in our Classroom and both […]
As part of our Survivial/Robin Hood topic, we looked at how people have used nature and natural surroundings to create artwork. We then created our own, making weavings using resources […]
Class 4 have been practicing some new colouring techniques that they will now be able to apply in their future illustrations. We have learnt new techniques such as gradate, layer, […]
Children in Year 6 have started using their creative pastel techniques as we start our new topic.
Phenomenal artwork in Mrs Miller’s Year 5 bubble today! It took the children a lot of patience and resilience but the results are outstanding.
Year 5 created some stunning pastel artwork based on the solar system.
We learnt about primary, secondary and tertiary colours and practised our colour mixing skills
Class 7 and 8 produced some fantastic colour wheels at home to show their understanding of primary, secondary and tertiary colours
Since completing our topic in Y6, we didn’t get a chance to look at the post-war history and the wonderful things which followed. Today we have studied Andy Warhol and […]
It was back to distance learning on Monday and WOW! Class 7 were certainly ready and raring to go. Look at these outstanding collages they produced at home – the […]
Our watercolour poppy artwork is progressing well. We are looking forward to the finished product.
Today Class 4 continued to work on editing and improving their sketching skills. They worked really hard on drawing to scale and getting a good level of detail using different […]
Today class 4 were working on a variety of sketching techniques including cross hatching and stippling. They learnt how to create tone and texture too. We will be attempting to […]
We have been learning how to use our pencils to create effective artwork, using shade and tone.
Mrs Robbins has been in class 2 today teaching us some key skills for painting using water colours. First we painted primary colours and then mixed these to make secondary […]
Using our tone skills in Year 1 with different pens and pencils ready for our picture this work based on our wonderful local city Sheffield. Looming forward to the outcomes.
In year 1 we have been creating some pastel art to help us with our literacy where we are writing setting descriptions.
This afternoon Y3D have been learning how to use Pen and Ink, using different techniques such as: Hatching, Cross-Hatching and Stippling.
We worked together to create our wreath, which is now proudly on display in our classroom.
Children have used their knowledge of hatching and cross-hatching to great tone in these fantastic pen and ink images of Tudor homes.
Roughwood Primary school perform beautifully for the Harvest Festival. We are incredibly proud of all Roughwood learners. Thank you to all parents and carers for attending. We are so very […]
Thank you to all the parents that engaged in our family learning session on Monday. It was a great event, which the children thoroughly enjoyed! We hope you enjoyed it too.
Class 6 are busy creating some portraits in the style of the artist 👩🎨 Arcimboldo, using images of harvest produce.
Today class 4 applied their new colour mixing skills to complete a rainforest inspired painting! As you can see the children thought hard about what colours they would need and […]
In Chestnuts this week we have been exploring colour mixing. We learnt about Primary colours and mixed them together to make secondary colours.
Today class 4 experimented with mixing powder paints to create warm and cool colours. We learnt how to mix the primary colours plus black and white to create new ones. […]
Today we have been using pastels and paints to create different tones and strength of colour. Our puffins have turned out fantastic.
In Year 5 we have started our large pastel pictures, looking at Tudor patterns. We have only just started these but, as I’m sure you will agree, Class 7 have […]
We have been learning about different tones of colour in year 3 to make some brilliant images of leaves from the jungle and rainforest. We have used pastels, watercolour and […]
Class 7 rose to the challenge to beat the teacher in creating intricately-patterned Potion Bottle Zentangles. Can you spot which one the teacher did? They are all fantastic!
In Class6, we are using Indian Ink to draw potion bottles with Mrs Robbins. A lot of us haven’t used this media for and it can be tricky but it […]
Children have had a special visitor today in school. Children in Years 5, 3 and 2 were able to watch a professional dancer to support their performances with Balbir. Children […]
Once again Class 5 have been lucky enough to have an art session with Mrs Taylor! We have been learning how to create texture and tone using pastels. We learnt […]