Natural arts programme aimed at KS3, available at Westonbirt Arboretum
Suitable March - November
Visual and tactile qualities - colour, shape, pattern, form, space and texture, communicating moods and feelings, environmental art.
- Produce creative work using natural materials.
- Experiment with the visual and tactile qualities of natural materials.
- Represent feelings and ideas through sculpture.
Window on Westonbirt - use our cameras to capture Westonbirt's picturesque planting style, focussing on visual and tactile qualities of the landscape.
Woodland palettes - choosing one colour that represents how they are feeling, students create a colour shades palette before combining into a class mood board.
Pattern and texture art - find an interesting bark and recreate it's pattern and texture using natural materials.
Environmental sculpture - design and build a sculpture that communicates a feeling or experience from seasonal natural materials.