Finchley Studio – October 2019 Half-Term!

  Monday, 21st October:  Chinese Art! Ancient China produced some of the world’s most beautiful and influential  art – come and learn more about this ancient style. Tuesday, 22nd October: Henri Matisse, giant of 20th Century art – learn about his many styles and identities! Wednesday, 23rd October:  Fireworks are used worldwide for cultural, religious and […]

Finchley Studio – Summer 2019 Programme !

Monday, 22 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 Tuesday, 23 July:  Pop Art […]

Finchley Studio – May 2019 Half-Term Programme!

Tuesday, 28th May:  Harry Potter dragons.  “So comes snow after fire, and even dragons have their endings.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit or There and Back Again   Wednesday, 29th May:  Graffiti art – come and learn to paint like a street artist!  Thursday, 30th May:  Japanese art!  Japanese art has inspired some of the greatest artists of Western Europe from […]

Easter 2019 – Finchley Studio Holiday Programme

Monday, 8th April:  Vincent van Gogh with clay, to tie in with the major van Gogh exhibition at Tate Britain – further details here!   Tuesday, 9th April:  Edvard Munch’s The Scream, to link with the exhibition at the British Museum ‘love and angst’!  Wednesday, 10th April:  Pirate art!  Catch “A Pirate’s Life for Me” at the […]

February 2019 Half-Term Programme – Finchley Studio

Monday, 18th February:  Pop Art Valentine’s Day at KidsArt!   Tuesday, 19th February:  Vincent van Gogh to tie in with the major van Gogh exhibition coming soon to Tate Britain – don’t miss it!  Wednesday, 20th February: Hockney in Clay!  David Hockney is the greatest British artist working today – create a beautiful clay artwork in his style  Thursday, […]

Finchley Christmas Holiday Programme 2018

  Thursday, 27th December:  Art of Legends – come and learn about the legend of King Arthur – to tie in with the major Pre-Raphaelite Edward Burne-Jones exhibition at Tate Britain (link here!), and the Anglo-Saxons Kingdoms: Art, Word, War exhibition at the British Library (link here!)   Friday, 28th December:  Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama is probably the world’s […]

Autumn Half-Term (Oct/Nov) 2018

Wednesday, 17th October:  Graffiti Art!  Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960 – 1988) rocketed to fame in the 1980s as a cultural phenomenon unlike anything the art world had ever seen. We will look at Basquiat’s graffiti-style art inspired by medical text books such as Gray’s Anatomy, and create our own. Thursday, 18th October:  Halloween 1 at KidsArt!  Come […]

Summer Camp 2018 – August: final 2 weeks!

Edward Bawden at Dulwich – review here Thursday 16th August:  Matisse meets Cezanne!  Henri Matisse and Paul Cezanne were instrumental in shaping Modern Art, Cezanne with his love of shapes, light and shadow, and Matisse his passion for colour and pattern. Friday 17th August:  David Hockney is the greatest British artist working today  – create […]

Summer Holidays 2018 – July and August

Monday 23rd July (whole day):  Outing to National Gallery – Mythology in Art!   We will take sketchbooks, art materials and picnics and learn about mythological paintings and the stories behind them Tuesday 24th July (morning):  Working with clay, we will learn about Pablo Picasso, greatest artist of the 20th century and the different art styles […]

May Half Term Programme 2018 – 3 morning and 1 afternoon session (each session can be booked individually)

Tuesday 29th May (morning):  van Gogh with clay! – Learn about the art and life of Vincent van Gogh and create an artwork from clay in his style – Van Gogh was one of the greatest artists of the 19th century, tragically misunderstood and neglected in his time, he created some of the most iconic […]