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A Tale of Three Tables

Op art tile painting at childrens after school art club led by artist Karen Logan

This week’s after school art club at Pelham was an open session in which artist, Karen Logan, gave children the opportunity to join one of three activities; clay modelling, clay model painting and conducting painting experiments. On the first tables children painted the tiles that they had made before half-term. We’d used air-drying clay which […]

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Amazing Objects

Modelling exercise from sculpture course using everyday objects by artist Karen Logan at the Children's Art School

On Thursday of half-term we transformed everyday objects into an amazing collection of super sculptures with the help of artist, Karen Logan. We started the day with a peek at the work of contemporary British artists Jim Lambie and Laura White. We saw how Jim Lambie transforms our sense of space with his colourful floor […]

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Op-Art Tiles

Using templates to make ceramic tiles at the children's art school after school club

At this week’s Pelham Art Club, we used air-drying clay to make patterned tiles. Our designs were inspired by the work of Bridget Riley, an artist who loves playing with optical illusions. We were also influenced by the geometrical designs used in Islamic tiles. Work began, as usual, in our sketchbooks, experimenting with patterns. Once […]

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Art Inspired by Dreams

Artist, Katriona Beales, led two action-packed days of art inspired by dreams in our second autumn half-term course. We began by exploring the work of artists like Chagall and Dali who created fantastical and haunting dreamscapes in their work. We looked at how their paintings made unreal subjects feel strangely realistic, and thought about how […]

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