Cool Treats

Introduction Now that the weather is getting warmer, it’s the perfect time to draw some nice cool treats.   We’ll be trying to fill the page  with different sizes and shapes of ice blocks and frozen treats.  Work on space, placement, and balance with your composition and don’t be afraid to draw ‘off the page’ because […]

Stained Glass Heart

Introduction In this video, we explore how to create value and tint using simple watercolours. This easy at home art project will encourage kids to experiment with warm and cool colours and will challenge them see how many new colours they can create just by adding white and black to their colour palette. You can […]

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 […]

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 […]

Koi Fish

This Koi fish is an intermediate drawing but can modified to suit whatever level your child is working at. The work focuses on curves and soft rounded lines. The ‘marker and water’ technique gives it a soft yet effective watercolour look.

Continual Line Owl Drawing

Although usually used for warm-up activities, continual single line drawings can sometimes stand alone as a finished piece of art. This is not meant to look like a polished piece of work but it’s fun and can fill up a lot of your time especially if you choose to colour it in. The video tutorial will show how one single unbroken line is used to develop a simple image.

Anzac Poppies

It is incredibly important to instill a sense of respect and understanding about Anzac Day in students by teaching them the traditions, history and symbols of the day. This artwork focuses on simple poppies, just one of the symbols of our Anzacs and war veterans.

Shape Explosion

This colourful work focuses on drawing one-point perspective. It is a way of drawing objects upon a flat piece of paper so that they look three-dimensional and realistic.

Minecraft Steve

This artwork came by request from Jack, one of our students at Bourke St PS who wanted to draw Steve from Minecraft – this involves repetitive 2D and 3D shapes.

Bear and Bird

This is one of the most simple yet very cute drawing activities for our younger students. There is so much scope to do anything you want with this polar bear.