Lesson Notes By Weeks and Term - Primary 6


Subject: ��� Creative Arts

Topic: ��� Drawing

Duration: ��� 40 mins

Reference: ��� Comprehensive Cultural and Creative Arts for Primary Schools Book 6

Objective: At the end of the lesson pupils should be able to

  1. Explain still life drawing
  2. Explain imaginative composition
  3. Explain life drawing


Drawing isthe use of pencil, crayon or pen on a surface to create lines, shapes, forms and pictures that express views, thought and ideas.

Types of drawing

  • Still life drawing: This is the drawing of lifeless objects, that is objects that have no life e.g. tables, pots, chairs, kettles, bottles, vases e.t.c.
  • Imaginative composition: A person who does this kind of drawing has to be a skilled and experienced artist because it is done from the memory.

�Example are;��� i) a beach scene��� ii) A car park��� iii) A traffic scene etc.

  • Life drawing: This involves the drawing of human beings or figures. A model is a person who poses for an artist to draw a particular jesture or action. They are used in life drawing. Part of the body that can be drawn are:

  1. The head��� b) The hands��� ��� c) The legs

  • Abstract drawing: These are drawings that do not look like any particular object. They are used to represent shapes and forms that appear unreal or unnatural.
  • Block drawing: This is the draw in which basic shapes are drawn together to form a figure of aperson or an object.


Step 1: Teacher revises previous lesson with pupils.

Step 2: Teacher introduces and explains new topic to pupils

Step 3: Pupils are allowed to ask questions

Step 4: Teacher writes note on the board for pupils.


  1. Define drawing
  2. List four types of drawing
  3. What is still life drawing?

Conclusion: Teacher move round for inspection, marking and correction of notes where necessary.

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