- 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.