Monthly archive March, 2014
Paul Klee cats

Paul Klee cats

Another art lesson that was inspired by the art – ed – blogosphere – unfortunately I can’t find the original link. Paul Klee’s “Cat and Bird” from 1928 was the inspiration for this project. We discussed the ‘feeling’ of the painting and each child had to decide what their cat was dreaming about and include...
Japanese Koi

Japanese Koi

I have been wanting the kids to make some koi paintings for a while now. Koi are just so beautiful – I wanted the kids to have the challenge of drawing, but not something too complex and to have the freedom to paint / colour the picture however they wished. The older children worked on...
Paste Paper Experiments

Paste Paper Experiments

This weekend, the kids and I decided to experiment with paste papers for using in my after school art club. This is something I hadn’t come across before seeing them on Pinterest. It was great fun and I think we have only scratched the surface with it – so many possibilities… I found a fantastic...