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 →

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 →

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 →

Toucan Collage

At the Art Club we love an animal collage. This project uses tissue paper to give your animal some texture and colour. You will need: ~ White A4 card or paper. ~ Glue (Pritt Stick or PVA) ~ Tissue paper ~ Googly eyes Draw your own Toucan or use the stencil to draw round on... Continue Reading →

Funky Fish

You'll need: ~ Scissors ~ Coloured paper ~ White background paper ~ Post-it notes ~ Glue Cut out the 7 parts of the fish. Use them to draw around on coloured papers. Cut out the pieces and place them back together to create your fish body.Glue them on to your background paper. Cut out small... Continue Reading →

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