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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Children’s Art School goes to Margate – Generation ART

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Generation ART: Young Artists on Tour Launch event, Sat 20 June, Clore Learning Studio, Turner Contemporary, Margate Touring to Leicester from January 2016 and then to the Isle of White. The work below was selected to be part of this national touring exhibition of children’s art. Click HERE to see a short film about the exhibition. The Way [...]

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A Professional Journey

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I am very excited to share  my most recent article A Professional Journey: Teacher/educator/curator/mother/artist has just been published by engage, the national society for gallery education. To read, please click the link below A Professional Journey, engage 35, Annabel Johnson   To access the full journal visit the engage website engage 35: Twenty-Five Years of [...]

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Boys and Galleries

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I notice a general reluctance in people to take boys to art galleries. Perhaps people are worried it might end up a bit like this. (Watch the video clip by clicking the link) Boys and Sculpture Perhaps they are safer in some kind of organised sporting activity? The boys in Eva Rothchild’s art work proceed [...]

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Crazy creatures come to life

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In our year 1 group at Pelham Primary School children brought to life their crazy creatures made in previous sessions using clay, wire, batteries and other found electrical materials. Delicate wings were added by colouring patterns onto tracing paper. The children then used graph paper and simple modelling skills to create a new world for the creatures [...]

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That’s the way to do it!

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This term children at Pelham school took a project from start to finish, designing and making their own puppets and backdrop then performing a simple show. The project started with some basic explorations into colour. Veena took the children back to basics to look at colour mixing, pigments and shading. Some simple techniques were learnt [...]

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