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 →

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 →

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 →

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.

Christmas Recycling

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 →

Spring Term 2020 Calendar

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 →

Monsters and Flowers

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 →

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