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The Art of Book Illustration

Sharing illustrations at Children's Art School holiday illustration course led by Pencil and Help

Our third Easter Holiday Art Course was all about book illustration. Led by artists and educators, Mark Oliver and Mark Long AKA Pencil and Help, we learned the papercut illustration technique and worked together to create our very own illustrated book. We started off looking at examples of papercut illustration, like these, and thinking about […]

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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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Celebrating Colour

Children exploring colour in painting at Children's Art School holiday course led by artist, Karen Logan

In contrast to Monday’s drawing in black and white course, we spent the Wednesday of half-term investigating colour in painting with artist, Karen Logan. In fact, Karen banned black and white from our palates for the whole day to help us think about how to mix and use paint to achieve different effects. We began […]

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Printing from Nature

Girl showing her finished print at the half-term printmaking workshop at the Children's Art School with artist, Chrys Allen

Tuesday brought glorious sunshine, which was perfect for our Beastly and Beautiful Print-Making course led by artist, Chrys Allen. Not only was our room lovely and light, one of the day’s tasks involved foraging outside for natural shapes and textures to use in our prints. Chrys welcomed everyone to the course with a metre of […]

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