Year 7

# Chila Kumari Burman (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will learn about the artist Chila Kumari Burman. We will discover what her influences are, explore some examples of her artwork, and produce a sketchbook research task in the style of a comic book front cover.

Year 7

# Chila Kumari Burman (Part 1)

In this lesson, we will learn about the artist Chila Kumari Burman. We will discover what her influences are, explore some examples of her artwork, and produce a sketchbook research task in the style of a comic book front cover.

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. Chila Kumari Burman describes herself as a "Punjabi Liverpudlian".
2. Famous artworks by Chila Kumari Burman include her "Auto-Portrait" and "Eat me now".
3. Sketchbook planning pages can include factual information and artistic interpretation.
4. Mixed media is visual art in which more than one medium has been used.
5. A 'collage' is a picture involving different materials or objects.

### Equipment

Sketchbook, pens and pencils, collage materials, scissors and glue

### Licence

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## Video

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## Starter quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Which 3D shape best resembles a tin can?
Cube
Prism
Sphere
Q2.
The sides of an upright Tin Can must be...
Curved and narrow
Straight, diagonal and converging
Straight, horizontal and parallel
Correct answer: Straight, vertical and parallel
Q3.
The direction of the text must follow...
A random curved line
An imaginary straight, horizontal line in the middle of the tin can
Correct answer: The curve of the tin can
The vertical side of the tin can
Q4.
To ensure the text is centred, which letter should you start with?
It doesn't matter which letter
The first letter
The last letter
Correct answer: The middle letter or letters
Q5.
Which tool was used to fill each area with colour?
The Brush tool
The spray tool

## Exit quiz

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### 4 Questions

Q1.
What is mixed media art?
A type of art that only features images and videos.
Correct answer: A type of visual art in which more than one medium or material has been used.
A type of visual art in which only one medium or material has been used.
A type of visual art in which painting is combined with video.
Q2.
What is collage?
A collection of different materials or objects.
Correct answer: A picture in which different materials or objects, such as paper, cloth, or photographs, are stuck together.
A picture in which the same materials or objects are stuck together.
A type of art in which more than one medium or material has been used.
Q3.
Which statement about Chila Kumari Burman is true?
Correct answer: She is part of the pop art genre.
She only works with one type of media.
She was born in 1997.
She was born in Manchester.
Q4.
Which statement about Chila Kumari Burman's artwork is true?
Correct answer: Her work often has a political, personal or cultural element to them.
She combines her British roots with Indian culture.
She doesn't like to combine unexpected styles and techniques in her work.
She only works as a painter.