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Kids school and holiday art clubs

Hearts and Flowers: year 2-6

Veena has been doing a short project on the heart in preparation for Valentines day. She encouraged the children to think deeply about the symbol of the heart and what it means to love.

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She began by showing the children a slideshow of scientific facts about the heart.

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These ideas were transformed into their own heart designs using oil pastel.

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A delicate ‘off print’ was made onto thin paper using heat; transferring the oil colour onto another surface.

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A lovely side effect!

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The children made 3 hearts of different sizes and gave them a silver border.

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They will be strung up together with invisible twine as sun catchers to invite light and colour into each other’s hearts this weekend!

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