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 →

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 →

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 →

Garland Girl

Summer is here! Take inspiration from blooming gardens and create your own 'Garland Girl'. Find some images of flowers in old books and magazines.You could look online to print some images out or even draw your own. On your paper sketch a face and hair. Look at pictures of faces to help you draw or sketch... Continue Reading →

Spring Term Calendar Part 2

Spring is around the corner, at least it is in our program. We will try to ease the transition of seasons from grey to green, with splashes of colour, wacky collages, feathers, rocks, and above all plenty of good vibes. Here's a sneaky peak at our Pinterest board.

Cat and Cactus

Last week at the Art Club, we drew all sorts of quirky pictures using simple pattern techniques. The children particularly enjoyed sitting calmly and following the lines they created from an abstract space of their imagination. We are starting to realise that the Art Club is a haven for our young artists after school where... Continue Reading →

Wonky Faces

''But it's not symmetrical!'' Benji exclaimed as we set up to prepare these Abstract Art projects for next week's session. We sat to look at Pablo Picasso's Cubist portraits and African masks which they really enjoyed, symmetrical or not! Again next week, there will be lots of fun to be have at the Kids Art... Continue Reading →

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