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 →
Two special Christmas sessions coming up to end this first exciting term at the Art Club. On the 4th December, we're designing cards using different techniques: collage, watercolour, stencils. On the 11th December, we're making decorations and gift paper. It will then be a wrap for the Art Club in 2019. We've been planning our... Continue Reading →
Last week print making was busy. Fifteen little artists joined us, and they were very enthusiastic about paint! We almost ran at of paper because they were making as many projects as they could. It was hectic, messy and fantastic. A real creative vibe going!
On Wednesday, the children had a go at watercolour painting. They started with off with a simple abstract art. Then, when they got the hang of this simple technique, they started colouring around their names. I was very impressed with how they sat so nicely throughout the session and were calmly engaged with their work.
Snacks at the Art Club are 100% homemade. Our staple after-school cake is a wholemeal banana bread. Our young Artists are famished after school, and they raid our snack bar every week!
This Wednesday 6th of November, we will be creating some fabulous and fantastic Dioramas/Imagine Boxes. We will use shoe boxes to conjure up imaginary little worlds. We will bring shoe boxes but we might not have enough for all. Could you try and bring one or two for your child's Dioramas? Also, bring objects that... Continue Reading →
On the eve of Halloween, the children made exquisite spooky paper creations. We were delighted to see what they made of the different crafts we had prepared for them. Paper pumpkins took a life of their own, and became cute, scary and enchanted.
Oh, what a lovely after-school Art session this was! Children and their parents came and visited the new Art Club in Belmont Hut from different corners of Exeter. Some from Stoke Hill, some from St Leonards, some from Clyst St Mary, some from St Thomas and some from Newtown School nearby. All ages, boys and... Continue Reading →