Year/ Grade 3

Unit 1: Art around the world

Year 3 have been learning about art around the world with a focus on traditional and contemporary art.

Continents, Countries and Artists studied

Africa: Kente Cloth Weaving from Ghana  and Abdoulaye Diarrassouba (Côte d’Ivoire)

Asia: Katsushika Hokusai (Japan) (The Great Wave off Kanagawa) and Yayoi Kusama (Japan)

Europe: Henri Matisse (French) and Friedensreich Hundertwasser (Austrian/ New Zealand)

North America: Totem Poles (Canada) and Alebrijes (Mexico)

Media: painting, drawing/sketching, graphic design, collage

Elements of Art: line, shape, colour, 

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Resources for drawing landmarks around the world

Merlion-Singapore

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XCXdJ8ri5Q

Eiffel tower-Paris, France

https://www.drawingtutorials101.com/how-to-draw-an-eiffel-tower

Taj Mahal-India

https://www.drawingtutorials101.com/how-to-draw-taj-mahal

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Vyf67WY2cI&list=PLRSF9Mv-D3e4LTcGUsLkhM-nPZDv2Fiy_&index=12

Leaning tower Pisa, Italy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-9ZYlZMuHj0

Christ the Redeemer-Brazil

https://www.drawingtutorials101.com/how-to-draw-christ-the-redeemer

Sydney Opera House, Australia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YShMBuk0S-A

Oriental Pearl Tower, Shanghai China

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7-1_VV09Ro

Great wall of China

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvTOtzJ_lYY

 

Shanghai World Financial Tower (Bottle Opener)-Shanghai

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_c9ztqnm2WA

Golden Gate bridge, San Francisco USA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_0NjwHzlXc


Unit 2: How do artists use light?