Read these definitions… • ‘The world we live in, especially plants, animals and things around us.’ • ‘The surroundings of a place; especially effecting peoples’ lives.’ • ‘Surroundings and conditions under which one lives and works; the water and air around us.’
What things do we need in our environment? • Air • Food • Water • Light • Safety • Happiness • Language
What environment are we in now? • What does it feel like in this environment? • How is it different from home?
What other environments can you think of? • Think of the different places you visit… • Perhaps think about climate zones to help you…
Which environment is your favourite? • Why? • Use your senses…
What do you think makes an environment a nice place to be? • Warmth? • Sunshine? • Small? • Large? • Brightly coloured? • Quiet? • Friendly?
What things does it have there? • Furniture • Objects • Games • Pictures etc…
Think about how art and design can change or improve an environment…
How could a garden or an outside area be improved using art and design?
Can you define sculpture? • The art of carving in wood or stone. • To produce shapes in metal. • Can sculptures be made out of other materials? • Do they have to be actual objects?
Sculptures in public places… • This is Salvador Dali’s sculpture • Do you know where it is? • It represents a place half way between Earth and Heaven. • Abstract
Sculptures in public places… • Angel of the North. • A1 at Gateshead… • As you enter Northern England.
Can you answer these questions? • Where might you find sculptures? • What can they be made out of? • What size are they? • Have you seen any sculptures in the area? • Which was your favourite sculpture? Why? • Where might look better because of a sculpture?
SCHOOL! • If we were to make a sculpture for our school grounds, what might you use for inspiration?