CHILDRENS ART WORKSHOPS

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OCTOBER HALF TERM 2020

October 26th 9.30-12Watercolour leaf resist: an explosion of colour using watercolour, oil pastels and felt pens to make a piece of wall art

October 27th: 9.30-12Bottle weaving: using recycled containers and brightly coloured ribbons, wool and beads to create gorgeous vases and useful containers.

October 27th: 1-3.30Dotted pumpkins: – getting inspiration from the artist Yayoi Kusama, (who said “pumpkins are visually humorous” when asked why she painted them so often), we will create wild and dynamic wall art using bright colours, shapes and patterns.

October 28th: 9.30-12: Quilling art tree – using paper to create a fantastical piece of wall art using bright colours and design.

October 28th: 1-3.30: Modelling: Using porcelain clay we will make little people and animals and decorate a matchbox for them to travel home in safety (porcelain might need to dry overnight before being taken home)

October 29th: 9.30-12: Your perfect house: Design a house from a box using your imagination and a vast supply of multi media materials.

October 30th: 9.30-12: Black cats, bats and owls: (and any other ideas) using paint, silver and gold pens and multi media and special twig frames to hang our postcard size art.

October 30th: 1-3.30: Designer Halloween hats of all sizes, whether it be a wild and woolly affair or a fat orange pumpkin, the crazier the better using all manner of materials.

Each session is £26 including juice and a biscuit half way through.  Should your child wish to stay all day, please supply their own lunch, cost for all day is £65.

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EASTER WORKSHOPS 2020

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6th April: Easter Wreaths: taking inspiration from Mexico we will make paper flowers, design spring birds and decorate eggs to make a wreath to hang on your front door or your bedroom door.

7th April: Easter Tree: Make a beautiful white painted Easter tree using ribbon, eggs, birds as inspiration. Lots of gooey mess and construction involved as well as more delicate weaving and decorating. Makes a gorgeous table decoration.

 14th April: Pinwheels: design your own art paper to make into these gorgeous spinning wall mounted pieces of art.

15th April: kite Making: design and make your very own kite using mixed media based on the Japanese principles of Koinobori design.

17th April: Weaving Spring Baskets: using brightly coloured raffia and ribbon, design your own basket with a hand painted base.

CHRISTMAS WORKSHOPS 2019

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Monday 23rd December:  Christmas Wreaths and table decorations – once again we will get tangled up in ivy, holly, pine cones, ribbons, felts and all things seasonal using a willow base.  Great fun for all the family, come and make something for your neighbour or friend!

9.30-12 or 1-3.30    £25 which includes all materials and a biscuit and juice.

Tuesday 24th December: Crackers! – make as many as possible, personalised and unique to your family including special crackers for pets – please feel free to bring little gifts to put inside, I will have an assortment of gifts (though not suitable for animals).

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4 Responses to “CHILDRENS ART WORKSHOPS”

  1. Vanessa Cairns September 30, 2020 at 12:31 pm #

    Hello

    Please can I book my daughter Marnie (age 7) and son Theo (age 5) into work workshop for Friday 30th?

    My number is +447839197712

    Many thanks
    Vanessa

    • lemmonforart September 30, 2020 at 3:01 pm #

      Hello Vanessa, many thanks for your comments. The children’s workshops are aimed for ages 7+ only because the fine motor skills are better developed from this age and I think Theo might struggle a little. Would you like me to book in Marnie on the Friday 30th and if so, which class would you like. We are designing postcard art mounted on twig frames in the morning and halloween hats in the afternoon. Best wishes, Frances

      • Vanessa Cairns October 5, 2020 at 1:27 pm #

        Hi Frances, I’m so sorry but I’ve only just seen your reply. Please can I book Marnie Cairns for Friday 30th morning session. Thank you for your help, Vanessa

  2. lemmonforart October 5, 2020 at 1:47 pm #

    Yes of course, many thanks, Frances

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