Living-Things inspiration for Visual Arts

3rd class have been studying plants and animals in the school garden. They collected leaves and used them to make some beautiful prints with paint as well as creating a printed tile from clay.

 

 

Easter Crafts in 2nd Class

Pupils in 2nd class used recycled paper, a balloon, glue and crepe paper to create these wonderful papier mache Easter eggs.

 

Drawing Mountain Landscapes

3rd class drew these beautiful mountain landscapes recently

St. Patrick's Day Crafts in 2nd Class

Pupils in second class were busy constructing these leprechaun masks and spiralling snakes recently.

 

Embossing in 2nd Class

As part of our stories of Irish myths and legends in 2nd class, pupils took the theme of Tír na nÓg as the inspiration for their art. The boys and girls had a wonderful time exploring the craft of embossing. They glued wool to cardboard squares and covered this in tin foil. After smoothening down the foil they saw how the shape of the wool came through and they painted in between the lines.

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