The tittle refers to a challenge that I set for children as a way for them to relax and remove any feelings of fear they may have when embarking on a new art project. This challenge works for children and adults alike. This challenge is part of a larger project which I will post about… Continue reading You would be better off drawing with your eyes closed
A few weeks ago I set my Year 5 students a new assignment of firstly introducing them to observational drawing of their trainers and then turning their drawings into trainers for a superhero (any gender). They did well on their drawings but their imaginations really took hold when it came to creating some trainers for… Continue reading Superhero trainers: the final edit
The story so far… You may remember in a recent blog posting….Lead by example where I spoke about the need to always produce an example when working with young students. This image comes of course from Paul Klee’s Cat & Bird which I was introducing to my Year 2 students, that’s 6 rising 7 years… Continue reading The Cat’s whiskers.