Art School drawing and Badge making 16/17 July @ RHS Wisley.

Art School drawing and Badge making 16/17 July @ RHS Wisley.

As part of Arts – fest at RHS Wisely on the 16/17 July – Kate has been asked to run teaching sessions and show the design process behind…

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Hobby Job?

Hobby Job?

I launched my business in 1995. I trained for four years getting a 2:1 BA hons. My designing  career in the jewellery industry as lasted…

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With an apple I will astonish Paris!

With an apple I will astonish Paris!

Today at Halley House drawing club we learnt about Cezanne as part of comics and still life. The idea is if you can draw really…

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Our First Year!

Our First Year!

This blog is a record of Hackney Children’s Art School’s first year. It was a year in which we learned so much, all of it…

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If you ask a child........

If you ask a child……..

Today we battled a bit with the paint on boards drawing of the Bird Cafe! I need to work a bit on my skills with…

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Meet an artist and bird on board

Meet an artist and bird on board

This week we had artist Jane King visit the class. She showed her drawings of buildings and cityscapes. Jane had found us through Craft Central’s…

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Painting in a badge

Painting in a badge

This week I wanted to use our paints and colour just to free up and experiment with water colours again. We used big paper, often…

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A bird in hand with Josie from the Barbican Art Gallery

A bird in hand with Josie from the Barbican Art Gallery

We were so lucky to have Josie along this week, on the key landscape drawing trip. We need all the help we can juggling all…

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Betty does it again.....and Jane shows us the way

Betty does it again…..and Jane shows us the way

I wanted to really push the children this week with a very technical drawing exercise again, nice and tight and in the studio. This was…

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Like an artist with a studio and a world outside

Like an artist with a studio and a world outside

With the success of the drawing tip and studio work in two lessons I wanted to combine the process into one. So we had fun…

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