- Name colours.
- Experiment with using primary colours.
- Explore how colours can be changed.
- Explore what happens when colours are mixed together.
- Use painting tools and techniques to explore colour.
- Explore using paint on different surfaces and in different ways e.g. coloured, sized and shaped paper.
- Identify primary colours by name.
- Mix, use and apply secondary colours.
- Use a variety of tools and techniques including different brush sizes.
- Develop ability to control the types of marks made.
- Work on different scales (large brush on large paper)
- Create tints with paint by adding white.
- Create tones with paint by adding black and darken colours without using black.
- Make as many tones of one colour as possible using white.
- Name different types of paint and their properties.
- Mix and match colours to artefacts and objects.
- Experiment with tools and techniques (layering, mixing media, scraping through).
- Know and mix tertiary colours and make colour wheels, using a developed colour vocabulary.
- Use a range of brushes to create different effects (blocking in colour, washes, dotting, scratching, splashing, thickened paint creating textural effects).
- Understand how to create a background using a wash.
- Use light and dark within painting.
- Explore complimentary colours and mix colour, shades and tones with increasing confidence.
- Experiment with styles used by artists.
- Show understanding of complimentary colours.
- Begin to choose appropriate media to work with.
- Start to develop a painting from a drawing.
- Experiment with water colour techniques.
- Use tertiary colours in paintings.
- Demonstrate a secure knowledge about primary and secondary, warm and cold, complementary and contrasting colours.
- Mix and match colours to create atmosphere and light effects.