Taught by real artists using real art materials, your child will experiment with a variety of mediums whilst learning about famous artists and fine art techniques as well as art history.
Your child will learn about line, tone, shape, space, colour, perspective and form. They will gain a good understanding of the famous artists and art movements and apply these influences to their own masterpiece, which they take home at the end of the day.
All materials, aprons, snacks (and lunch for full days) provided! Suitable for 5+ years.
Venue: Cassiobury Infant’s School, Bellmount Wood Avenue, Watford WD17 3BT
9 April 10am-12pm
5+ year olds
Students will learn about animation artist Roger Dean (the inspiration for Avatar) and create a mythical scene of a unicorn, dragon and troll amongst a weird and wonderful background using gouache paint.
Medium: Artsists’ gouache paint on A3 card
All materials, aprons and snacks provided!
Van Gogh’s Portrait
11 April 10am-12pm
Spend the morning painting Van Gogh! You’ll learn all about the great artist and paint his portrait in the style of impressionism.
Medium: Artsists’ acrylic paint on canvas.
Canvas, materials, aprons and snacks provided!
Animals in Art
18 April 10am-3pm
6+ year olds
You’ll be learning about famous animal artists such as David Shepherd and Albrecht Drurer and creating 2 masterpieces. The first art work will be a chalk pastel painting of African animals including a rhinoceros, cheetah and gorilla, the second art work will be a watercolour painting of a rabbit and an owl.
Medium: Artsists’ chalk pastels and water colour on A3 card
Cost: £45/£40 sibling discount
All materials, aprons and lunch provided!