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Milestone 1: Years 1 & 2

Threshold Concepts: Develop Ideas

Respond to ideas and starting points.

Explore ideas and collect visual information.

Explore different methods and materials as ideas develop.

Threshold Concepts: Master Techniques - Painting

Use thick and thin brushes.

Mix primary colours to make secondary.

Add white to colours to make tints and black to colours to make tones.

Create colour wheels.

Threshold Concepts: Master Techniques - Collage

Use a combination of materials that are cut, torn and glued.

Sort and arrange materials.

Mix materials to create texture.

Threshold Concepts: Master Techniques - Sculpture

Use a combination of shapes.

Include lines and texture.

Use rolled up paper, straws, paper, card and clay as materials.

Use techniques such as rolling, cutting, moulding and carving.

Threshold Concepts: Master Techniques - Drawing

Draw lines of different sizes and thickness.

Colour (own work) neatly following the lines.

Show pattern and texture by adding dots and lines.

Show different tones by using coloured pencils.

Threshold Concepts: Master Techniques - Print

Use repeating or overlapping shapes.

Mimic print from the environment (e.g. wallpapers).

Use objects to create prints (e.g. fruit, vegetables or sponges).

Press, roll, rub and stamp to make prints.

Threshold Concepts: Master Techniques -Textiles

Use weaving to create a pattern.

Join materials using glue and/or a stitch.

Use plaiting.

Use dip dye techniques.

Threshold Concepts: Master Techniques - Digital Media

Use a wide range of tools to create different textures, lines, tones, colours and shapes.

Threshold Concepts: Take inspiration from the Greats (classic and modern)

Describe the work of notable artists, artisans and designers.

Use some of the ideas of artists studied to create pieces.

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