Newspaper Art

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 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 →

Looking for the Next Picasso

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 →

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 →

After-School Cake & Art

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!

World in Boxes – Dioramas

So we brought in shoe boxes, trays brimming with crafty bits and bobs, and collage themed backgrounds elegantly composed by Zoe. Then, the children's imagination took over and the boxes turned into a world of their own making. They were really excited about playing little masters of their universe for an evening. The results were... Continue Reading →

Diorama/Imagine Box

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 →

Art Club Launched!

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 →

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