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Year Group: Year 9

Properties of Colour Term Date: Spring


STANDARD 1.2: Students recognize the significant works of Western and non-Western art and understand the chronological development of art movements.
STANDARD 2.1: Students describe, analyse, and interpret works of art and artifacts.
STANDARD 3.1: Students identify and apply criteria to make informed judgements about art.
STANDARD 4.3: Students develop and apply skills using a variety of two-dimensional and three-dimensional media, tools, and processes to create works that communicate personal meaning.
STANDARD 4.4: Students reflect on, revise, and refine their work using problem solving and critical thinking skills.
STANDARD 5.1: Students create original works of art.
STANDARD 5.2: Students exhibit individuality in the interpretation and appreciation of images.


• Student can explain the properties of colours. • How can you change the saturation/value of a colour and how does it affect its
• Student mixes colours accurately emotional qualitiy?
• Student develops skills in drawing and composition.
• Student can change a a colour’s saturation and value to get new hues.
• Student applies colour mixtures and colour schemes correctly to personal compositions.
• Student creates a neat and tidy artwork.
• Student shows good attitude and behaviour (see rubric).
• Student shows good organizational and time management skills.


Properties of Students begin with an in-depth study of colour theory, colour mixing, local colour, tints Properties of colour White Paper A3
Colour and shades. Students draw a composition on A3 paper. They have to repeat elements to Abstraction Pencils
Repetition create a pattern that covers the whole paper. They can use abstract or realistic Realism Eraser
Rhythm elements.Students divide their composition into 6 fields. Important: Elements have to Rhythm Brushes
belong to two or more fields. Repetition Tempera
Students paint the first field in colours they choose, however, they need to use many Pattern
different colours. Students paint the second field in complementary colours. Students Hue, Tint, Shade, Saturation
paint the third field in the original colours, but with changed value (+white). Students paint
the fourth field in the same hues as the second one, but with changed value (+white).
Students paint the fifth field in the original hues, but with changed saturation (+
complementary colour). Students paint the sixth field in the original colours.


Class discussion
Assessment rubric