Myself and the teacher devised a plan that the virtual link up wouldn’t work, then i would knock the classroom door and enter! The look on the children’s faces was priceless! From my point of view a ‘real’ time visit … Continue reading →
Through a more expressive approach to drawing we aimed to capture motion in our chosen forms of moving, which included, walking, cycling, running to name but a few. After some physical exercise in the classroom and studio, we began to … Continue reading →
In this session we translated a journey from the school taking the directions North, South, East and West. Using a large roll of paper and working in groups drawings were created mapping various distances from the school.
From studio to classroom all in time!
Ways of Seeing – a classic 1972 book and television series by the recently deceased John Berger (Jan 2017) provided a background to our session today. In discussion with the children we considered how we see and observe and how … Continue reading →
Experimental drawing using stencil and light
Artist = Painting, good ideas, clay, good imagination, sketch, draw, look at things, fabric, design, collaging, photography, scrap materials, canvas, colours, sections, detail, sculpture….. ^ some responses to the term ‘Artist’ from the children
Slight deviation from ‘Distance’ today! The children have dressed as ‘Superheroes’! Time for narratives, group working, decision making, drawing and storytelling! Artist story: Bad superhero kidnaps the cooks – so no lunch! Good superhero needs to find the cooks, they … Continue reading →