Year 5 Art

Mar 4, 2024Art, Latest News

Year 5 have been experimenting with the medium of Charcoal this week in our Art lesson. We used the technique of Chiaroscuro to find and explore shapes in masks created by the Dogon Tribe in Africa worn as part of a funeral ceremony to celebrate their dead. We had lots of fun getting messy and trying something new with the technique. Ask your child to tell you what Chiaroscuro means in Italian…Hint: We looked at the darkest parts of our research images to help us create our pieces…