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Shipley Art Gallery

On Friday, Year 4 enjoyed a trip to the Shipley Art Gallery. We explored different types of art on display, including sculptures, paintings, drawings and textiles.  After a look around, we started our sculpture workshop, during which we explored ceramic sculptures. We discussed the function of some sculptures, their decorative features and identified our favourite pieces. We were very excited to enter a room full of the work of Henry Rothschild, we have been learning about this artist in lessons and it was lovely to see his work.


Our favourite part of the trip was our hands on session, we each made a ceramic vessel using clay. To make the basic structure we used a pinching method to mould the clay into shape, then we used tools to add decoration to our sculptures. This was very messy, but lots of fun!