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Monthly Archives: October 2015

Wild Art on Wimbledon Common 2015 – Day 2

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In day 2 of our Wild Art course run by Artist and Forest School practitioner Philippa Snell we continued to think about dwellings for the little people that may inhabit the common when we are not around. In day one we learnt to build a round house for the Hazel Folk using willow to weave [...]

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Wild Art on Wimbledon Common 2015

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This year’s Wild Art course led by Artist and Forest School practitioner Philippa Snell looks at the idea of building a new civilisation. Starting from the idea that a tribe of tiny people – the Choo Choo tribe – are finding their dwellings destroyed by clumsy Wombles, we began making new places for them to [...]

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Positive and Negative pattern

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This week at Pelham School’s after school art club we were looking at how positive and negative stencils and templates could create pattern through screen printing and other techniques. We worked in groups of 3 to create a simple screen print. We used our own shapes to lay ur a simple composition. Laid the screen [...]

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Children’s Illustration for Wimbledon Bookfest day 2

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The second day of our children’s Illustration for Wimbledon Bookfest enabled children to develop characters, taking them on exciting new adventures as part of a team. Children attending the first day of the course – click here – designed our characters and those joining for day 2 developed scenes and stories to bring them to life in some [...]

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Space, pattern and lines at Pelham

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This week year 1 children completed their abstract pieces by playing with positive and negative space and contour lines. Previous lessons here They created another composition of shapes and then painted the spaces in-between or outlines with bright colours. This created backgrounds for their textured. Can you see a car blowing leaves into the air? [...]

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Children’s Illustration for Wimbledon Bookfest

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We were invited to work with Wimbledon Bookfest this year to put on a two day illustration course for children. Artist Ania Bas and Illustrator Amy Pennington took on the challenge to lead a group of children in activities that helped them develop ideas on a grand scale for new characters.These characters began larger than [...]

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