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 →
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!
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 →
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 →
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 →