The Formal Elements is the last unit of work for Year 9 students. It acts to reinforce those skills learnt throughout the Key Stage 3 Art course as well as to prepare those students progressing on to the GCSE Art course. Students look at Tone, Line, Pattern and colour. They research the work of other artists making ‘Connections’ with those who use the selected formal element in their work. They also work from observation to create studies using a variety of techniques such as ‘taking a line for a walk’….