Day 4: Beach Ball Balancing (On-line Workshops)

Beach Ball Balancing! So a bit of silly fun today – the children were asked to draw some characters all balancing on one teeny-tiny beach ball – what facial expressions will they have – are they happy, sad, scared, worried, angry or just completely excited by their crazy antics?!! Please take a look and see

Day 3: Sweets (On-line Workshops)

Design a Selection Box of Sweets Today’s children were asked to be like Willy Wonker and were tasked with designing a selection box of sweets, either yucky or yummy flavours – a bit like ‘Harry Potter’s Bertie Bott’s Beans‘ (snot, ear wax, tutti fruiti etc…). They were asked to play with different shapes, patterns and

Day 2: Miniature Worlds (On-line Workshops)

Design a Miniature World Inside a Terrarium Some fun and imaginative mini-worlds created in today’s workshop. Please take a look – I think they are wonderful!! All artworks made are by children age 4 – 10yrs who joined me for an on-line workshop via Zoom! Dates for future on-line workshops are on my How to

Day 1: Patchwork Trees (On-line Workshops)

Create a Patchwork Trees Some beautiful, cheery trees bursting with colour, made by children age 4 – 10yrs (and their adults!) who joined me for my first on-line workshop via Zoom! Please take a look – I think they are wonderful!! Setting up an on-line workshop has been a new challenge for me as I

Winter Term 2019: Tuesdays

Festive Illustrations! Tuesday winter workshops were mixed-media illustrations looking at the traditional Christmas Carol, ‘I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing in.’ Week 1: We looked at some examples of collage and talked about what an illustration was, looking at the relationship between words and the visual. The children then went to play with watercolour paint,

Winter Term 2019: Saturday

Halloween, Fireworks  + Autumn Leaves For the Saturday Winter workshop sessions there was a focus on seasonal events with some Autumn + Winter inspired making and creating – we started off with some fun, silly and spooky Halloween themed making!! Week 1: We made little wearable bats, using giant pom-poms and carefully cutting out cardboard