Abstract Butterfly

Introduction One of the best things about abstract art is that it doesn’t have conform or be ‘perfect’. It allows the little artist to explore with freedom and confidence to make their own amazing artwork. Our mixed media butterfly uses lots of different techniques and the result is a fun and whimsical abstract work. Best […]

Mixed Media Sunflower

Introduction In art, ‘mixed media’ simply means that an artwork uses more than one medium. In this one, we have used a combination of different supplies to make these Van Gogh inspired sunflowers. Best suited for kids in years 3-6. Materials oil pastels watercolours mixed media and coloured paper scissors glue paintbrushes

Desert Cactus

Introduction Having a 3D element in your artwork always makes your work stand out. This fun desert cactus collage will look amazing when you have put together all the components. This tutorial is ideally suited for older learners, but younger kids can do it too – maybe just with a bit of help from Mum […]

Origami Sailboat

Introduction Make your own painted papers then use them to create this fun 3D collage. While your paint is drying, you will learn how to make a super-simple origami boat. Then have fun putting it all together to make an impressive artwork! Materials paint brushes mixed media paper texture implements (fork, cotton bud, straw, toilet […]

Abstract Fish Collage

Introduction This abstract Matisse-inspired fish bowl is a great at home collage project for younger students. Collage is a form of visual art that is all about assembling multiple textures, materials, colours and anything else to make a unified piece of work. The best part about this is that it’s abstract, so anything goes! Materials […]

No Drama Llama

Introduction Introducing foil transfer art! Learn how to draw a cute and easy llama, then layer the colour overtop using a fun printing technique. You can experiment with different colours and the end product will look like you have tie-dyed your paper. If you don’t have the materials at home, to do this, then simply […]