Ink or Swim


Ink or Swim is based on the weird and wonderful objects held at the Hull Maritime Museum and the collection of Maritime paintings at the Ferens Art Gallery.


Learning Support

Download the Museum Resource Sheet for post Museum activities (for students) and the Tutor's Notes.


This resource is part of the Connect>Create post 16 education project for art and design students. It uses Hull Museums and the Ferens Art Gallery collections as an inspirational starting point for student work in higher and further education. Lecturers develop assignment briefs in response to identified collections each year, which will form part of students’ coursework.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Use drawing to communicate specific research information appropriate to a specialist pathway
  • Research and identify a range of visual references which inform ideas
  • Identify a range of stimulus and independently analyse the content and context for making the work
  • Investigate materials and processes
  • Originate, develop and present creative ideas in response to given themes
  • Planning and preparation
  • An awareness of equality and diversity.  

Inspiring Learning for All:

• Knowledge Skills and Understanding
• Activity, Behaviour and Progression
• Enjoyment, Inspiration and Creativity

• Attitudes and Values

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