A Yattendon artist ...
uses visual language, materials, processes and techniques skillfully and convincingly to express emotions and interpret observations. They communicate fluently in visual and tactile form, with independence, initiative and originality. They draw confidently and adventurously from observation, memory and imagination. They hold an impressive knowledge and understanding of artists, craft-makers and designers. They can reflect on, analyse and critically evaluate their own work and that of others.
The Children enjoy art they can talk about art confidently and articulately. All the children questioned enjoy art very much and relish the opportunities to have freedom about the projects and outcomes they create. Here are some of the children's comments:
“Art is like writing what is in your imagination”
“It’s a way of expressing yourself through colours and pictures”
“ I love drawing natural objects as being outside with nature is relaxing, it makes me happy”