As part of out Art unit of work this half term, Year 5 children have begun studying batik. They learnt all about what batik is, where it originated and what the process involves. This afternoon, they have looked at pictures by a wide range of artists who specialise in batik, and a there was a great deal of discussion about which pieces they did (and didn’t!) like, and why. The children selected from a variety of pictures and explained what they thought of the artist’s work, and use of batik.
Following this, the children attempted to sketch a representation of one of the pieces. They are looking forward to producing their own interpretation of batik next week, and we can’t wait to see the results!