Artists inspired by nature: five resources to engage students

Ideas and resources for artists linking to the natural world #inspiration #botanicalart #artsed

Inspiration from natural forms Training to become an art teacher, I found I was surprised and encouraged by the endless fascination that seems to stem from working from nature. Thinking specifically about the natural world, I have been charmed by how young people are so happy to focus in on the wonder of organic forms. […]

How to get high quality artist response outcomes

Artist study Responding to the work of other artists is a great way to generate ideas and inspiration for your students. By starting with a direct response showing their understanding of the ideas and aesthetic of an artist, students can later leap off in creative ways. Although copying an artist’s work is a valuable exercise […]

A level art: student support materials for 2018

A level Art support materials Want to kick the exam off with high expectations? Need your students to organise themselves and take responsibility for ensuring their work meets exam criteria? I’ve produced a couple of resources which might just help in achieving that lofty aim… An interactive mind-map for the Edexcel theme Freedom and/or Limitations […]