Watercolour Botanical Layering Tutorial

Zoe has prepared this step-by-step succulents watercolour painting, to show simply how to use a technique called colour layering. We will practice this new skill in our Botanical Workshop, but why not try this at home, or better, in your garden? When you feel confident, here is a bit more of a challenge:

Plants Doodle and Magazine Collage

One of our favourite illustration things to do is to mix doodle and magazines. This project is great fun to assemble, and also make great greeting cards (on sale on our Etsy Shop). We're happy to share a FREE example sheet to download. You will need: Magazine pictures of plants or flowersA4 white cardBlack fine-linersGlue... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Dreamcatcher

We really enjoyed making this tutorial video for Guildhall Shopping and Dining, and thought to share it here for inspire you to make this super cute little craft. They are giving away 100 Rainbow Dreamcatcher crafting packs created by Bunyip Crafts. We're looking forward to posting more tutorials on our youtube channel soon with our... Continue Reading →

Hexagon Cards

These hexagon cards are made with a simple hexagon cutter and pieces of inspiring cards or paper. Created these is like making a small puzzle of colours and prints and it is hugely addictive! You will need: Vaessen hexagon punchBlank white cardColoured and patterned cards (matt covers of magazines work well) Punch a good selection... Continue Reading →

Christmas Doodle Colouring

To celebrate the Festive Season and the start of the holiday, here is a free Festive Doodle to download (link below) and colour. You could use silver, bronze and gold metallic pens to add sparkle to your drawing. Have fun and Merry Christmas! festive-doodleDownload

Wacky Portraits

This was a hit at our Halloween Workshop. Our young artists enjoyed creating wacky and spooky portraits from magazine cutouts tremendously! You will need: Old magazinesColoured cardBlack fine-liner and metallic pensScissors and glue cut out images of mirrors and old framed pictures/portraits from magazines or draw your own fancy frames and use metallic pens to... Continue Reading →

Witches Fashion

'What is the latest trend in Witches fashion?' You might wonder. This week to celebrate Halloween, we have created a fun project to print out at home! You will need: Witches and wizard templates belowColouring pensfabric, magazinesgluescissors print out your witches and wizards templatecut out your figures and stick them to green, orange, red or... Continue Reading →

Dia de Los Muertos Mask

A fun Halloween project for this festive and spooky week. Free template to download below! print off and cut out your ‘Day of the Dead’ Mexican masksnip along the ‘cut’ lines and cut out your eye holeshole punch each side for your elastic fastendecorate your mask with patterns and shapes or add collage shape detailfold... Continue Reading →

Rainbow Hummingbird

A nice little transfer technique activity for all kinds of age, this sweet bird picture will make a nice picture or a card. You will need: Half a sheet of tracing paper or a glossy white paperWax crayonsA4 cardWashi tape/decorators tape Colour thick stripes of colours on your tracing paper, press hard to make the... Continue Reading →

Moth Colouring Book

Galaxy Pomegranate by Josie Southam It is Moth Week and at Art Club Exeter, we are celebrating  Lepidoptera (insects including butterflies and moths), by taking a beautiful journey through the unique Moth Colouring Book by local young artist Josie Southam. Josie is kindly sharing one of her colouring creations in a free pdf to download... Continue Reading →

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