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Kids school and holiday art clubs

Snow Topped Gingerbread Houses

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Key stage 1 After school Art Club have been working on a Christmas Gingerbread house. Printing backgrounds Folding shapes to make a house stand up   Designing stained glass windows   Peeping through the windows at Christmas Scenes   Then  topping off with a sprinkling of glittery snow There were some gorgeous little Christmassy decorative […]

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Christmas Cut Outs

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Following on from our work on Matisse and Still Life and Collage - click the links to see how the project developed. Children experimented with all the techniques they learnt this term to create some new collaged cut out scenes. They learnt about perspective to create the background of a room. They used wax resist techniques to create […]

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Wild Art on Wimbledon Common – day 1

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This years Wild Art on Wimbledon Common was conceived and designed by artist and forest school practitioner Philippa Snell. Due to last minute unforeseen circumstances Philippa was unable to lead the course but our team were able to deliver the course with her expert tutelage!  Bright and early we set up camp with some shelters […]

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Animation Station for Wimbledon Bookfest – Sunday

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Day 2 of the Animation Station for Wimbledon Bookfest saw us working on larger scale animations with Artist and Illustrator Amy Pennington, as well as consolidating our work on stop motion animations using the emotion app on the i-Pad. Click HERE for details of the Saturday workshop. We started by looking at animations made at […]

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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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The Art of Change: What, How and Should we? – day 1

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In this Half Term’s art course, children alongside artist Sarah Carne have been getting just a little bit political in the lead up to the General Election. We have been using art to help children find their voice, explore how decisions have consequences and how they can make a difference in the world. We have […]

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