Contrast and Complement

Art and design

Year 4

This companion project teaches children about colour theory by studying the colour wheel and colour mixing. It includes an exploration of tertiary colours, warm and cool colours, complementary colours and analogous colours, and how artists use colour in their artwork.

Whats Included?

6

Lessons

20

Resources

Contrast and Complement

This project is part of the Cornerstones Curriculum which is available through an annual licence for Curriculum Maestro.

It is a companion project to the history project Invasion.

Learn more about the Cornerstones Curriculum and Curriculum Maestro.

Topics Covered

  • Colour theory
  • Colour mixing
  • Tertiary colour
  • Warm and cool colours
  • Complementary colours
  • Analogous colours
  • Artists' work

Subject Focus

  • Art and design

Subjects Covered

  • Art and design

This project is part of the Cornerstones Curriculum which is available through an annual licence for Curriculum Maestro.

It is a companion project to the history project Invasion.

Learn more about the Cornerstones Curriculum and Curriculum Maestro.

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