Site: Leeds Art Gallery
This workshop is led by museums staff.
Colour and shape are enjoyed in this workshop that draws attention to the use of colour in everyday life and art. Pupils explore diverse the Gallery for colour to understand that colour has associations, meanings and striking names. They are led through a close investigation of two artworks, Five by Lubaina Himid and Winter Palace by Bridget Riley are frequent choices, to learn that colour can be linked to places and cultures.
Reflecting on personal stories and negotiating those of other group members, they go on to make a large abstract from pastel or paint concentrating on colour, shape, marks and memories. At a key point are joined to effectively produce a joint artwork.
- develops colour awareness
- introduces colour names in art and everyday life
- reflects on and uses personal experience to make art
- shows how abstract art can picture stories
- fosters group negotiation and working
For more information, contact the Learning & Access Officer on 0113 347 8254.
Art and Design: 1a-c, 2bc, 3ab, 4a-c
Cost: £55 per class
Maximum numbers: Class of 30