7 & 8 Year Olds Explore MonoPrinting & Oil Painting

By Jan Miller

This resource is part of a collection called Teaching Art to Year Three.

Here Jan Miller shares an activity using two processes in a single 1.5 hr lesson which developed drawing and printing skills together with an introduction to oil painting, with outstanding results.

7 & 8 Year Olds Explore MonoPrinting & Oil Painting

Part 1 Drawing and printing in sketchbooks

The session began by me giving verbal descriptions of the painting we were studying (see above) and with the children making initial pencil drawings in sketchbooks in response to my descriptions, without any visual clues.

Initial drawings in response to verbal clues

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