One quick and colourful little summer project, to cheer up an indoors day! This is a simple technique that you can use for all kinds of ball decorations. We did a bauble with recycled Christmas cards last year. You will need: 3 inches circle hole punch or a circle template of 3 inches. Colourful papers... Continue Reading →
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 →
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.
''But it's not symmetrical!'' Benji exclaimed as we set up to prepare these Abstract Art projects for next week's session. We sat to look at Pablo Picasso's Cubist portraits and African masks which they really enjoyed, symmetrical or not! Again next week, there will be lots of fun to be have at the Kids Art... Continue Reading →
Next Wednesday, at the Art Club we are coming back to pen and paper. We'll be talking the children through these lovely illustrations. There will also be simpler and fun pattern projects for our youngest artists.
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →