Margaret Mee recording task
Taking inspiration from the botanical artist Margaret Mee, this lesson includes starter, independent learning task and a main activity of drawing/painting a flower (which you’d need to provide) – great cross curricular links with biology and ecology.
The presentation also introduces the work of botanical artist, Margaret Mee. She was a pioneer and explorer in Brazil in the last century. Other relevant artists are also introduced.
Students enjoy learning about this unusual artist and respond well to the focused observation task. Suitable for any gardens / natural forms / flora scheme of work. Also for a one-off observational drawing session.
Tried at tested with students from 12 to 16 years old. Provided as a Powerpoint presentation so you can edit as needed.