S1 Art and Design

Art and Design S1 Course Outline

S1 classes attend Art and Design in practical classes (i.e. no more than 20 pupils).


Visual Investigation

Drawing skills using the visual elements; line, shape, form, colour, tone, pattern and texture. Finished work – 4 drawings in varying media.

Me, Myself & I

Painting and compositional skills – applying warm and cool colours, wash, tone, texture and pointillism technique. Additional coloured pencil work where required. To convey ideas thoughts and feeling through expressive painting. Finished work – A3 mixed media piece.

Remembrance Day Display

Creating remembrance day poppies using visual elements of line, shape, form, colour and texture.


The Impressionists

Visual information handling through critical activity. Encouraging personal response and recording own experiences. Pupils will combine information from worksheets to create finished written piece.

Navigational Exploration

Drawing skills using imagination with an awareness of maps, legends and keys. Using creative skills to generate original ideas and choice of media handling. Finished work – A3 Island Map.

Winter Greys/Scottish Landscape

Researching Scottish Landscape artists and using surrounding landscape as inspiration to create a print. Printmaking skills – applying warm and cool greys, tone, texture. To convey ideas thoughts and feeling through expressive printmaking.

Gaudi’s Architecture

Drawing textures and patterns based on Gaudi architecture. Using inspiration from organic forms to produce a 3D outcome using clay.

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