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Kids school and holiday art clubs

Performing Art

In our last week before Christmas our young artists at Merton Park Art Club performed their improvised puppet show to their parents.

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Click through the links below to see how this project developed.

We have been

Responding to music

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Making puppets

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Creating art with words

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Last week we put the finishing touches to our puppets and made new characters to join the show!

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We made pencil sketches and then enlarged them into ink drawings.

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We used the same collage and ink wash techniques as in our photocopied characters to make a more individualised character for our performances

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We then had everything we needed to perform our ‘happening’ We just needed to select our music. We chose from the pieces we listened to in our Responding to Music session.

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We created a puppet theatre using tables and pieces of cloth, using our music paintings as a backdrop.

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We rehearsed

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And performed.

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You can see video’s of the the performances by clicking the image below .

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