Plenty more to come, but I’m sure you can agree these are absolutely outstanding! The artists have displayed an incredible level of ability and attention to detail to create some truly wonderful self portraits. We have loved colour mixing, colour matching and looking at different ways to shade the skin to show contours or edges.
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Self Portraits Part II
Now on to the good stuff – moving on to self portraits on canvas, using acrylics. I’m sure you will agree the results are outstanding, but we are still not finished! More to come soon!
Self Portraits Part I
Now we move on to exploring ourselves, the contours of our faces, shading and shadows and bridging the gap between art and mathematics. We started by using former local artist, and ‘Artventure‘ inspiration, Ian Seymour-Wells’ drawing of an unknown woman and experimented with fractured self portrait techniques. After the initial lesson, we moved on toContinue reading “Self Portraits Part I”
Oxfordshire Artweeks 2022
The ‘Artventures’ artists have been absolutely fantastic so far, producing some artwork far beyond their age groups. This hasn’t gone unnoticed in the wider community either – Oxfordshire Artweeks, an annual county-wide art exhibition displaying the most creative latest art and design, were more than happy to feature ‘Artventures‘ in their virtual exhibition. Please feelContinue reading “Oxfordshire Artweeks 2022”
Final Project II
During our ‘covid catch-up’ classes for those who were unable to make some of the classes during the term, we finally completed all final projects. Please remember our youngest artist is 7 years old and our oldest is 11, I think you’ll join me in astonishment at how fantastic and brilliant their artwork is! NextContinue reading “Final Project II”
Spring Term 1 Project Completed
Our ‘Working with Acrylics’ experiment has come to an end. We used colours to make marks, to mix and blend and to feel how colours work together to create an image. Our use of many different brushes allowed us to explore and investigate how unique each of them are and how they work. We enjoyedContinue reading “Spring Term 1 Project Completed”
Happy New Year!
The end of the Autumn term! A very arty bunch of children and lots to look forward to in 2022!
Our second project is now coming to an end. We have had a brilliant time with our watercolour Zentangles, being pleasantly surprised with how the paint reacts with the water to bleed and blend the colours before our eyes. Also enjoying the challenge of this weeks Seymour Scribble – sketching a shell using a continuousContinue reading “Zentangles”
Our first mini colour project is almost complete!
Project number 2
First week back and straight down to business with our ‘Seymour Scribbles’, then on to start our second project: Colour!