Christmas Art Camps 2017 – Highlights!

We created Tudor style portraits of Henry VIII and his daughter Elizabeth I, taking ideas from Court painter, Hans Holbein der Jüngere (1497 – 1543) Their portraits are in the National Portrait Gallery link here!          Pop Art landscapes with perspective and neon, inspired by American artist and graphic designer, Peter Max.  Pictured his poster“Outside Lands”,  2013 […]

Christmas Holiday Programme 2017!

“The Sun”, 1909 – Edvard Munch Wednesday 20th December: – Tudor Kings and Queens! Tudor monarchs Henry VIII and his daughter Elizabeth I with their glittering courts, colourful lives and statesmanship drove through changes that took England to powerful statehood.  We will create Tudor style portraits, taking ideas from Court painter Hans Holbein Their portraits are […]

October Half Term 2017 Programme – Highlights!

Georgia O’Keeffe was one of America’s foremost painters. We learned about her life and art and painted our own autumn scene with blended colours                       We observed animal features and created an artwork based around them         Spanish born Salvador Dali was a leading light of the Surrealist movement – […]

October Half Term Programme 2017

Monday 23rd October (morning):  We will learn about the art of Georgia O’Keeffe, one of America’s foremost painters, and paint our own autumn scene with blended colours. Tuesday 24th October (morning):  Observational drawing in the Animal World!  We will finely observe animal features and create an artwork based around them Tuesday 24th October (afternoon):  Spanish born […]

Summer 2017 Art Camp – Highlights!

View highlights of our July/August 2017 Art Camp, showcasing the work of kids from 5 to 13 in paint, water colour and soft pastel. “Thank you SO much for having S, I and D today.  All 3 of them had a truly lovely day out and said how kind and what a good teacher you were.  They […]

Summer – July and August – Art Camp 2017

Monday 24th July:  Outing to National Gallery – Mythology in Art!  We will take sketchbooks, art materials and picnics and learn about a number of Old Master paintings which contain mythological stories – we will learn why the artist was great and the story of the painting – then we will draw it. Tuesday 25th […]

May / June 2017 Half Term Art Camp – Highlights!

View highlights of our 2017 May/June Half Term Art Camp, showcasing the work of kids from 5 to 13 in gouache paints, oil and soft pastel.  “The kids had a wonderful time …………… and have been inspired to visit the van Gogh museum in Amsterdam over the holidays.” “Thanks for a wonderful lesson.  [I] really enjoyed it!”  […]

2017 May / June Half Term Art Camp

  Wednesday 31st May:  Animals of Pablo Picasso – Learn about Picasso and create an animal Picasso style – Picasso was one of the greatest artists of the 20th century, and although his enigmatic paintings can be hard to interpret (and he famously refused to explain), he often used animals as symbols. Thursday 1st June […]

Easter 2017 Half Term Art Camp – Highlights!

View highlights of our Easter 2017 Art Camp ranging from pop art (with a look at the art of illusion) to Hockney, back to Monet and the grace and beauty of 19th century French Impressionism and then to the heart of the dark ages: early Celtic and medieval art featuring geometric bronze-work and stone carvings, dragons, griffins and […]

Easter 2017 Art Camp

Monday 3rd April: – Landscape Art – Learn about foreground, midground and background, create a realistic landscape using charcoal and then a vibrantly coloured whimsical landscape.  There is currently a major exhibition at the Royal Academy “America After the Fall : Painting in the 1930s” which includes wonderful American landscape paintings – click here Tuesday […]