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Kids school and holiday art clubs

Sculpt a portrait

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Artist Veena Scialo has been working on a portrait project this half term – see the beautiful results of her drawing and painting work HERE She was so impressed with how the children developed that she decided to push them further into using clay.   The children applied their knowledge of proportion when laying out [...]

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Dragonflies

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Louise Pasquill has been looking at light with our youngest artists at Pelham school See work from earlier this them by clicking HERE To conclude work on Transparency, Translucency and opacity the children combined ideas in a model dragonfly They designed wings     Made bodies from mod-roc plaster bandages and tape   Joined the [...]

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Paint the Great Outdoors – course 2 day 2

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In the second day of our Painting outdoors course with artist Matthew Krishanu we went from painting together on a grand scale…. to some more focussed drawing activities,   with one continuous line   and the hand we don’t normally draw with… …and some tiny watercolours. Here we focussed on colour, skills for using watercolours [...]

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Paint the Great Outdoors, course 2 – day 1

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The second of our ‘Paint the Great Outdoors’ summer courses took place at South Park Gardens in Wimbledon. A beautiful little park full of wonderful stimuli for the children to work from. As the children arrived they made a personalised portfolio case to hold their work.   We then unrolled a large piece of heavyweight [...]

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Paint the Great Outdoors – day two

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Day 2 of our Painting the Great Outdoors course saw artist Matthew Krishanu continue to inspire the children in observing their surroundings and using their imagination to explore the Great outdoors. To see the results of DAY ONE click the link We began the sunny morning with some warm up drawing activities to get our [...]

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Paint the Great Outdoors – day one

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This summer Painter Matthew Krishanu returned to Children’s Art School to lead another 2 days of Paint the Great Outdoors. This year we are running 2 courses one at Donhead Prep school and the other in South Park Gardens, Wimbledon – two beautiful and contrasting settings where children can paint outside and take advantage of [...]

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Paint a portrait

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With our KS2 group at Pelham School Art Club we have spent some time learning how to draw a portrait. We used mirrors and drew each other, looking at proportion and measurement We looked at a wide range of portrait art and the children recognised many different artists. We also looked at the different techniques [...]

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Summer light with KS1

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This summer the children in our Key Stage 1 group have been thinking about light through many different mediums Sometimes the heat demanded cool watercolours with the theme of light summer evenings, Louise read the poem Bed in Summer. The children painted their ideas of what they would see through an imaginary window, if they opened [...]

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Thinking in 3 dimensions with KS1 children

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This term our Key stage 1 children took inspiration from our sculpture course that took place during the Easter Holidays – Thinking in Three Dimensions Louise began exploring the qualities of plasticine …and used various found objects to build little abstract sculptures which the children displayed. They made drawings of their sculptures  And then made [...]

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Animating the AccessArt village

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This term’s project at Pelham Primary School’s After School Art Club has been to take part in a big participatory art project with AccessArt called the AccessArt Village See details of this lovely embroidery and sculpture project as it developed by clicking the links below. Stage 1    Stage 2    Completed Village   Animation Showreel Our [...]

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