Projects

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 →

Monster Mash

We had a lot of Neon Stars in our supplies, and it was invitation for new fun projects. Neon Pufferfish was a hit amongst our young artists. Younger children love a wacky and friendly monster with an extra serving of googly eyes! You will need Neon ‘price stars’ or neon card. ScissorsGluePipe cleanersColoured papersGoogly eyes.... Continue Reading →

Paper Pompom

One quick and colourful little summer project, to cheer up an indoors day! This is a simple technique that you can use for all kinds of ball decorations. We did a bauble with recycled Christmas cards last year. You will need: 3 inches circle hole punch or a circle template of 3 inches. Colourful papers... Continue Reading →

Painted Poppies

It's so freeing sometimes to get the paints out with no fixed intention. We regularly cover the table with a big sheet and get creating. Mark-making is a playful way to paint and experiment with paint-brushes. This project plays on impressions of the brush on the paper and colours. You will need: ~ Poster paint/watercolour/ink... Continue Reading →

Gaudi Froggy Mosaic

Gaudi is a great Artist to introduce children to the art of assembling colours and patterns abstractly. We made this Gaudi style paper mosaic collage using the tiles section of an old interior design magazine. You will need: ~ An old magazine (World of Interiors is ideal with its thick glossy paper) ~ PVA glue... Continue Reading →

Beach Art

What is more meditative than collecting shells and driftwood on the beach? Time for some Beach Art! Lots of materials to draw from on the beach. Take a stroll along the shore and collect natural treasures to create your ‘beach art’.Use drift wood to frame your picture or create trees or boat shapes.Choose different sized... Continue Reading →

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑