Swiss Cottage Studio – Summer 2019!
Session 1: Tuesday, 23 July – Picasso Cockerels
Tuesday, 23 July: “Every child is an artist. The problem is to remain an artist once they grow up” Pablo Picasso, greatest Modern artist – create a picture of a Picasso-style cockerel
Session 2: Wednesday, 24 July – Robots!
Wednesday, 24 July: Leonardo da Vinci invented the first Robot! How to draw a Robot, value and tone in art, colour-mixing – paint a fab Robot and learn about art history’s greatest inventor! Links with The Royal Collection Trust’s landmark exhibition Leonardo Da Vinci “A Life in Drawing” – link here
Session 3: Tuesday, 30 July – National Gallery Sketchbook tour – Mythology!
Tuesday, 30 July: Day trip to National Gallery with sketchbooks – learn about some of the Gallery’s greatest paintings, the mythological stories behind them, and sketch!
Session 4: Friday, 26 July – Pop Art Penguins – Clay!
Friday, 26 July: Pop Art Penguins – Pop Art Movement, patterns and colours, clay modelling: how to harness the colour wheel to super-bright effect – create and paint a funky Penguin!
Session 5: Thursday, 8 August – National Gallery tour – Mighty Masters!
Thursday, 8 August: Day trip to National Gallery with sketchbooks – learn about some of the Gallery’s greatest artists, the stories behind their paintings, and sketch!
Session 6: Wednesday, 14 August – Mexican Art – Kahlo-inspired Cacti!
Wednesday, 14 August: Freda Kahlo, feminist icon and Mexico’s foremost painter, subject of last year’s blockbuster V&A exhibition, known for her love of zingy colours and patterns – paint Cacti, Kahlo-style!
Session 7: Thursday, 15 August – Mona Lisa in Clay
Thursday, 15 August: Mona Lisa, the world’s most enigmatic and mysterious painting – create a clay version, and learn about inventor and reluctant artist, Leonardo da Vinci – links with The Royal Collection Trust’s landmark exhibition Leonardo Da Vinci “A Life in Drawing” – link here
Friday, 16 August: Claude Monet, Father of Impressionism, painted his beloved lake and waterlilies over 250 times! Use clay to create Monet’s Lake!
Age: studio programmes: suitable for children aged 4 – 12. National Gallery tour: ages 5 – 12
Time: studio programmes: 10.00am – 1.00pm. National Gallery tour: 10.30am – 4.00pm
Place: KidsArt! Swiss Cottage Day trip to National Gallery depart from and return to KidsArt! Finchley Studio (or meet us there at 11.30am)
Cost (per child): studio programmes: £40 per session. National Gallery tour: £55 per tour
What’s included: Art tuition, materials and snacks. (No spray paints are used)
Who’s teaching: Experienced KidsArt! tutors
National Gallery tour: Children require packed lunch and snacks. KidsArt! provide sketchbooks and art materials. We travel to and from the Gallery by train if you meet at KidsArt! Finchley Studio
Consent: Booking implies consent to use of your child’s art work on the KidsArt! website and facebook page
Cancellation policy: We are unable to refund but you may send another child not already booked in your child’s place
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