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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Pop-Up Print Studio: Day 2, Key stage 1

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For our younger children artist Louise Pasquill introduced the children to the ancient art of Gyotaku. A technique once used by fishermen in Japan to identify fish! Don’t forget to look at what we got up to in Day 1. Louise showed the children how to make clay fish, concentrating on adding texture to the surface [...]

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Pop-Up Print Studio: Day 2, Key stage 2

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In day 2 of our Pop-Up print studio, artist Nicole Line taught us how to screen print. The day was full of experimentation. We revelled in mess, colour and design and learnt how therapeutic it was to play with materials, relax and have fun. Don’t forget to check out Day 1, to see the Heat [...]

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Pop-Up Print Studio: Key stage 1 , Day 1

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Artist Sabrina-Smith Noble collaborated with Nicole Line to lead day one of our Pop-Up Print studio for Key Stage 1 children. Children began by looking at art works inspired by our under-water theme. They then experimented with tearing and layering tissue and crepe paper to create a deep water scene, thinking about depth and light. [...]

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Pop Up Print Studio: Key stage 2, Day 1

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Artist Nicole Line led day one of our Pop-Up Print Studio, introducing the children to the art of using a heat press to transfer designs onto fabric and paper. Nicole began by introducing the heat press And demonstrating different effects to dye paper. Spraying Dripping Sponging. The children then experimented with the different effects to [...]

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Happy Mother’s Day from Children’s Art School

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These beautiful collograph prints made lovely mother’s day cards for some of our Children’s Art School Mums.                                                       The handmade ones are always the best! They simply chose their favourite [...]

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Ingenious inventions

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The last two weeks at Merton Park School we have been focusing on making our own invention to make into a large scale collograph printed work. We began by looking back at our initial drawings of machine parts and selecting shapes to work with. In quick drawings we investigated how shapes could fit together. We [...]

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