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Art Masterclasses at Eton End Preparatory School
Acrylic on canvas landscape and light paintings Another great day's work with the Year 3-6 pupils of Eton End Prep.
clay food art without colur
Styrofoam printing with ink
Year Four pupils experiment with printmaking techniques. images inspired by shells and natural textures
Yer 8 and 9 explore pop art and delicious looking foods in the medium of clay! Developing their understanding of form, realism and proportions,
Burger and egg clay food art
World Book Day. Year One create a tactile fairytale book cover.
Using recycled materials and in-keeping with the fairytale theme, gorgeous materials such as velvet and seersucker were used in complimentary tones of green and read to develop this larger-than-life book cover!
The Great Wall of China was a huge influence for Year Two
Year Two explore detail, pattern and direction along with linear structures for their Great Wall of China art lesson!
The Great Wall of China in ink on large paper Year Two
ballet-rehearsal-on-stage by Edgar Degas -1874
In this splendid masterpiece, French Impressionist Edgar Degas show the dancers in a different way. The dancers are not only dancing but they are stretching and yawning. Though all of the dancers shown are dressed uniformly, their faces are not uniform. Every dancer has a different facial expression, The dancers do not convey the beauty typically seen on the stage. Yet, it is a very delicate and beautiful painting.
After Edgar Degas - 'Ballet Rehearsal on stage'
This beautiful multi-media piece is made up of recycled paper, tissue paper, charcoal and chalk pastels. The young artists of Year Six developed this after several weeks in a after school club with myself. The delicate Ballerina's tutu is made up of pleated newspaper.
Upper School explore Picasso's Cubism
Year Five and Six pupils love working with the subject of abstraction. Cubism enabled pupils to think about multiple viewpoints and distorted visual planes. Here a pupil prepares her self portrait in the manner of analytical cubism
The DT WeatherVanes Project
Key Stage One Design Technology. After researching various designs of weathervanes, pupils worked from images of animals to begin their chosen animal theme. Here we can see a deer has been re-created from a drawing. Medium: Plywood.
'Blue Hare'. Acrylic paint with PVA mix
After the design was initially drawn, then colour was considered. These were finally cut out with a jigsaw.
Year One (Eton End Prep School)
For World Book day (March 2022) pupils came together to re-create the characters from my new book. During this workshop I placed emphasis on each child taking care to handle their brush carefully for the detail!
Mixing paint with Pre-Prep!
We all explored the correct way to mix secondary and tertiary colours!
Adding the detail to represent one of the dog characters!
Year One focusing on paintbrush control and detail
Re-creating the veins in leaves found in a William Morris painting.
Watercolour painting after school club
These paintings were completed over several weeks making reference to primary sources of the local park. Referring to primary sources rather than secondary sources means the pupils gain a greater understanding of depth and perspective!
Panoramic Landscape painting
Lanscape painting (Close up)
This creative pupil also understood how cool and cold colours disappear into the background and warm tones (such as the straw yellows and browns in this piece) come forward.