This week I would like to share with you one of my favourite paintings. It is called “The Dance” and is by a Portuguese painter called Paula Rego.
I love it so much it is on my living room wall so I think about it very often. […]
I have really noticed during lockdown how loudly the birds are singing. Without all the noise of the traffic they can hear each other and have proper conversations.
This got me thinking about making and drawing birds as an art activity. A really easy bird to draw is one using your hand as a template. I […]
I hope you are all taking the time to make some art, it’s amazing how good it makes you feel and how the minutes and the hours slip by when you are absorbed in making something.
Today we are going to start off making patterns. It’s such an important part of drawing to practise making […]
How are you all? I hope you have enjoyed the sunny weather over half term and did lots of nice things like exercise and reading. Today we are going to look at making paper cuts. These are great to improve our scissor skills and you can make your work as simple or as complicated […]
I hope you are all very, very well. I love getting pictures from you, it’s so exciting to see how you interpret the activities on the blog. Have confidence in your own abilities, the Australian artist Ken Done says “there are no rules in art, but it’s important to learn how to draw.” What […]
Hello everyone, hope you are all keeping safe and well. I am loving the art you send me, you are all being so creative and resilient.
I would like to share two websites I really like, one is called Deep Space Sparkle, it’s run by a lovely American lady called Patty Palmer and it’s full of […]