‘How to do Artist Research’: new worksheet

I’ve created a straightforward guide to Artist Research aimed at KS4 students. It provides a clear template for presenting investigations into other artists work in an appropriate way, and to a high standard. Using this worksheet frequently will get students in the habit of presenting excellent artist research. And you can use the handout at […]

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. […]

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas… or is it?

Christmas art teaching resources How do you incorporate a bit of festive cheer into your art teaching whilst still making best use of the precious lesson time you have with your students? Here I’m posting links to three seasonal art lessons that I’ve put together with the aim of making sure there’s some great learning […]