Welcome to South Green Junior School's Art page. You will find lots of different resources that can be used at home to help children with Art. You will also find online art galleries that you can explore and experience.
Ralph Waldo Emerson: "Every artist was first an amateur."
Henri Matisse: "Creativity takes courage."
Bob Ross: "We don't make mistakes, just happy little accidents."
Georgia O'Keefe: "Art is not what you see, it's what you make others see."
Virtual Art Galleries
Google tour. Look at all the wonderful paintings at artwork in the national gallery, using google earth.
Sainsbury tour. This is a special wing of the national gallery, which houses their early renaissance artwork.
2011 tour - This tour is rather special as it lets you delve into each painting and gives you more information about the painters that created each piece of artwork on display.
Andy Warhol - Watch the video as it takes you on a tour of the famous Andy Warhol and his work displayed in the Tate Modern.
Royal Academy of Arts - London:
Picasso Tour - Immerse yourself in Picasso’s world of paper and discover how – with this everyday material we know so well – he found the means to explore the furthest reaches of his creativity.
The Louver - Los Angeles:
Tom Wudl Tour - In this immersive tour see Wudl’s intricately detailed paintings, drawings and prints, inspired by the Buddhist text the Avatamsaka Sutra.
Edward Hopper Tour - A famous landscape artist, look as someone talks through some of his most famous pieces of artwork.
Frank Bowling Tour - A famous artist who pushes the possibilities of paint. Watch and browse through some of his most famous artwork.
Supporting with art at home
Artful Parent - Website dedicated to helping parents with art. Looking at sketching to watercolours, even 3-D art and sculpture.
Encouraging creativity - This blog post from the Artful parent helps parents think about encouraging creativity, skills and confidence.
The Abc's of Art - This document looks at all the formal elements of Art, which is everything you will need to know to become a great artist!
Timeline of Art - This is a timeline of Art and the descriptions of the movements to help identify in which period a piece of art work has come from.
Access Art: DrawAble - This is a free resource for children to build their drawing skills at home.
A Quick Guide to Sketching Pencils:
Here is a quick visual guide to see which gradient of pencil will get you a darker tone or a lighter tone to help with your shading.