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 […]

Sponge Stamping Sheep

Introduction Using stamping daubers is a fun way to add texture and form to an artwork. Why buy expensive ones when you can make them at home using sponges and clothes pegs? Kids will want to make an entire flock of sheep once they start this! Best suited for kids aged 5-8 years. Materials sponge […]

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

Collograph Printing

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A collograph is a simple printmaking process that is easy and fun and the best part is that there is no right or wrong with the end product.