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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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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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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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Access Art Village – complete

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At Pelham School we have spent this term working on a project called the Access Art Village Read my previous posts to see how it started and find out more about Access Art Access art Village part 1 and  part 2 Our own village is almost finished and we are all set to send our […]

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The AccessArt Village

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This term at Pelham Art Club we are taking part in a large scale project organised by arts organisation AccessArt The aim of the project is simple: to inspire the AccessArt audience of all ages (children, teenagers and adults) to make a sewn drawing of their home on a 20 cm square piece of fabric. […]

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Animation Station – day 2

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Day 2 at the Animation Station saw children developing their animation skills in new ways, we experimented with full body animation, made new characters using collage and perfected our skills using the i-motion app.     We began the day by looking at what we had achieved and watching a showreel of the films made […]

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Animation Station- day 1

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We kicked off to a great start with day one of the Animation Station, led by artist and Illustrator Amy Pennington, supported by artist Veena Scialo,  a recent animation graduate and another student of illustration and animation. Our very well qualified team began this chilly day with a warm up in the gym! Amy then talked […]

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Warp and weft

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At Pelham after school art club this half term children have been learning about weaving with artist Veena Scialo. Tapestry is an art form used throughout the ages to tell stories, and decorate the homes of the rich and powerful. Many contemporary artists like Grayson Perry and William Kentridge use this traditional craft technique to […]

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Starry, Starry night

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As winter draws in and Christmas approaches children have been looking at Van Gogh’s iconic image  The Starry night. Veena used a traditional teaching method with the children to help them look at the painting and reinterpret it in their own way. Veena often runs pop up painting workshops where adult groups meet to paint together and […]

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