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Learning at the William Morris Gallery

Workshops, displays and classes based at the William Morris Gallery give students the opportunity to explore Morris’s design processes and the ideas that informed them.

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7-16 year olds
The Artist's Toolkit

Explore the tools like line, colour, shape, balance, space that artists use to create works of art in this great site. Each section has an animated demonstration and examples of the concepts in works of art. Then you can try your own composition.

Teachers, Pupils

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11-16 year olds
Mondrimat

You can experiment here with space and colour in accordance with the theories of Piet Mondrian.

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7-11 year olds
The Story of Aboriginal Art

Background Information on the origins of Aboriginal art. The site includes images.

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7-14 year olds
Make a Mother's Day Card

Here's an idea for a fun and easy Mother's Day card that the kids will love to make and they can personalise too!

Teachers, Pupils

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6-14 year olds
Jackson Pollock

View the works of Jackson Pollock.

Pupils

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7-18 year olds
Mothers' Day Tulip Card

Try this easy to make Mothers' Day card.

Pupils

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6-11 year olds
M C Escher

View prints of 14 of M. C. Escher's famous works. The site is suitable for viewing on a large screen display.

Pupils

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7-16 year olds
Monet's Garden

A video guide for children about Monet's garden and paintings.

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7-14 year olds
Circles in Pictures

In this activity you can explore the use of circles in pictures. Look at a picture based on the work of the artist Kandinsky and make your own circles using a colour palette and tool bar. Can be used on an interactive whiteboard.

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7-11 year olds
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