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 →
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 →
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.
''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 →
Next Wednesday, at the Art Club we are coming back to pen and paper. We'll be talking the children through these lovely illustrations. There will also be simpler and fun pattern projects for our youngest artists.
The Art Club for Kids is back, and we had promising new talents joining us yesterday. We are exploring new techniques and medias this year, and yesterday we played with paper collages. Our young artists were very absorbed in their cutting and pasting. At times, we almost could have heard a pin drop, except that... Continue Reading →
Christmas Pudding Christmas is full of sweet traditions: the food, the cards, the presents, the crackers, the crown... More people are now opting out the wasteful use of crackers, manufactured cards and crackers. If you're not giving up fully of these Christmas treats, there are lots of good ways to recycle into original kids art... Continue Reading →
Winter term is coming to an end with our last session next Wednesday dedicated to making original and colourful recycled Xmas decorations. Meanwhile, we've been busy crafting a series of exciting sessions to keep us engaged during the dull months of January and February. In January, we will start with another session of collage, as... Continue Reading →
At the Art Club, we're always looking for new talent! We're finishing this first term with two special Christmas craft sessions. Already, we're working on our schedule of activities for the Spring Term. There will be sculptures, mobiles, birds, pebble art, abstract art, you name it! We're brimming with ideas, so bring your talent and... Continue Reading →
On Wednesday morning, I sharpened watercolour pencils while Zoe sketched some not so grizzly monsters and not too tricky flowers, as samples for our session. On the menu for the evening, was a self portrait ornate with tissue paper as well as monsters and flowers watercolour doodles. The children worked calmly, quietly, engrossed in their... Continue Reading →