Watercolour Picture

This lesson recommends Windsor and Newton watercolours and Cass art paper and brushes (that’s an art shop in the UK) but you can use this technique using any type of brush and paint.  Don’t be put off by the posh sounding materials!  Why don’t you WhatsApp me your pictures and I’ll post them up on…

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Irish Times Art Competition

https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/art-and-design/paints-at-the-ready-enter-the-irish-times-children-s-art-competition-1.4223351   ANYONE IS INTERESTED IN ENTERING THIS?  YOU DON’T HAVE LONG – CLOSING DATE IS 20TH APRIL 2020.   “Paints, pencils, crayons and markers at the ready!  The Irish Times is inviting children to enter their ‘isolation art’ competition with a painting or drawing based on how our life has changed in recent weeks….

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Ugly Baby

  The idea for this ugly baby came from the same process we used in class a few months ago where we made bears only using a sock, stuffing and loom bands.  In this case I used one leg off a pair of tights instead of a sock and I still used loom bands (black…

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Some handy art stuff which suits all levels

This FB page is run by a teacher in Australia – she has some great painting ideas and it’s worth taking a look:     https://www.facebook.com/404151036453828/photos/a.404155703120028/1435450876657167/?type=3         This instagram features my hero Quentin Blake, you may know some of his illustrations from the Roald Dahl books.  I just love love love his…

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So… what happens during the hour long art class?

If you have a child who loves to draw, paint, make and mess about with art ideas this is the place to be! When the children arrive to the class straight after school I usually give them a drink and a plain biscuit, either orange or blackcurrant squash or water.  While they are having their…

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Art Parties

ART pARTies…… If you would like me to host an art party in your own home please contact me on 087 9585031 An art party takes one and a half hours and usually the children will create three pieces of art. I tailor every party to suit the child and I will discuss themes with…

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