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Art at Home 15

Week 15 Theme: Our Homes and Us

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Day 1: Hundertwasser House

Today, you will be filling in a house in the style of Friedensreich Hundertwasser, an Austrian artist and architect. Draw lines across the white spaces and fill it in with colours and patterns. 


House 1

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Required items:
- House template
- Oil pastels

Links to other subjects: Art.
Look into Friedensreich Hundertwasser and find out more about his life and art.

Extra activities:
Click here to learn how to draw 'Wreck It Ralph'.

 

Day 2: Flat House Sculpture

Today, you will be creating a flat sculpture of a house! Start putting pieces of cardboard down to make your house on some paper and add in other features to make your house using cardboard and paper.

Flat house

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Required items:

  • Paper
  • Cardboard
  • Glue/tape
  • Paint/felt tips
  • Any other items to make a sculpture of a house

Links to other subjects: English.
Write a story explaining who lives in the house and a bit about their life.

Extra activities:
Click here to learn how to draw a cartoon beaver.

 

Day 3: Lines in Houses

Today, you will be drawing your favourite place – your house or another place! Outline everything in black and fill it in using lines rather than solid colour.

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Line houses

Required items:

  • Paper
  • Pencil
  • Felt tips

Links to other subjects: Geography. 
Create a map from the school to your favourite place.

Extra activities: 
Click here to learn how to draw a cartoon whale.

 

Day 4: Open House

Today, you will create your house with flaps to open up so we can see your family inside! Cut a piece of paper in half and glue/tape it onto the edges of your other piece. These will be flaps for your house. Add a roof onto the house and draw your family inside!

Open house

Click here to visit this website to see what we’re making today. 

Required items:

  • 2 pieces of A4 paper
  • Coloured paper
  • Felt tips
  • Glue/tape

Links to other subjects: English.
Write a poem about your family!

Other activities:
Click here to learn how draw 'Jack Jack'.

 

Day 5: Family Tree

Today, you will be creating a family tree of your family. Cut out or draw a tree and add in details. Make sure you have a branch for each family member you can think of! If you have pictures, add in pictures of your family to make the family tree complete. You can write a little bit about each of them below their picture.



Family tree 2Family tree   Family t 

Click here to visit this website to see what we’re making today.

Required items:

  • A3 (or bigger) paper
  • Coloured paper
  • Medium of choice
  • Glue/tape

Links to other subjects: Geography.
Find your family member’s home countries and plot them on a map. Look at the distance between all of them.

Other activities:
Click here to learn how to draw a tree silhouette.