Holiday Art!

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 and lunch provided! Suitable for 6-11 years.

Venue: Herts Bowls Club, Bellmount Wood Avenue, Watford WD17 3BT

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Fruit & Bugs!
Tuesday 31 July, 10am-3pm

Spend the morning creating a beautiful art work from a real still life using oil pastel. Subjects include fruit, vegetables and flowers in a vase. Have a break for lunch and then create a close up of open fruit with bugs in gouache paint. Both art works are in the style of Paul Cezanne. Taught by artist Govinda Morin.

Medium: Artsists’ oil pastels and gouache paint on thick A3 paper
Cost: £45/£40 sibling discount

All materials, aprons and lunch provided!

Blue Planet
Thursday 2 August, 10am-3pm

Students will take a deep sea dive and create 2 stunning art works. The first will be a summer beach scene in the pointillism style of artist Georges Seurat and the second will be an underwater scene of the Great Barrier Reef. Taught by artist Govinda Morin.

Medium: Artsists’ acrylic paint and water colour on thick paper
Cost: £45/£40 sibling discount

All materials, aprons and lunch provided!

Dance!
Tuesday 7 August, 10am-3pm

Students will spend the day creating a huge artwork of different dancers including hip hop, break dance, ballet, rock and more in the style of French artist Degas. Taught by artist Govinda Morin.

Medium: Artsists’ mixed media on thick A2 paper
Cost: £45/£40 sibling discount

All materials, aprons and lunch provided!

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Family Portrait Workshop
Thursday 9 August, 10am-1pm

Bring the whole family to this super fun family workshop with artist Govinda Morin. She’ll introduce you to famous artist Julian Opie and teach you how to create a family portrait in a pop art style with bright colours. 

Medium: Artsists’ acrylic paint, pen and coloured card on thick A2 paper
Cost: £65 per family (up to 2 adults and 4 children)

All materials, aprons and snacks provided!

Animals, Pattern & Design
Tuesday 14 August, 10am-3pm

William Morris and Henri Rousseau are artists of animals, pattern and design. Create an artwork to hang in your window of a Morris inspired landscape with english animals and plants in a beautiful patterned design on acetate using pens. Then create a Rousseau inspired jungle scene with jungle animals and exotic plants using watercolour. Taught by artist Gina Martin.

Medium: Artsists’ pen on acetate and watercolour on thick A3 paper
Cost: £45/£40 sibling discount

All materials, aprons and snacks provided!

Monsters & Super Heros 
Thursday 16 August, 10am-3pm

Spend the morning creating a surrealist monster inspired by artist Leonora Carrington in mixed media, break for lunch and then return to create a comic strip of super heros in acrylic paint and pen! Taught by artist Gina Martin.

Medium: Artsists’ mixed media on thick A3 paper
Cost: £45/£40 sibling discount

All materials, aprons and lunch provided!

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Storms & Sunsets: William Turner
Tuesday 21 August, 10am-3pm

Create two stunning seascapes in the style of great artist William Turner using watercolour paints. Your stormy seascape will include huge waves, clouds, lightning, rocks and ships, whilst your sunset will include a city silhouette set on a beautiful bright sunset background. Taught by artist Gina Martin.

Medium: Artsists’ watercolour paints on thick A3 paper
Cost: £45/40 sibling discount

All materials, aprons and lunch provided!

London Cityscape 
Thursday 23 August, 10am-3pm

Create a huge artwork of London and all its most famous sights including Tower Bridge, London Eye, Big Red Bus, St Paul’s Cathedral, a plane and more. Students will learn about artist Jenny Leonard and be inspired by her unique London paintings! Taught by artist Gina Martin.

Medium: Artsists’ oil pastel and watercolour on thick A2 paper
Cost: £45/£40 sibling discount

All materials, aprons and snacks provided!

Family Impressionists Workshop
Tuesday 28 August, 10am-1pm

Bring the whole family to create a huge pond scene in the Impressionistic style of Claude Monet, featuring lilies, a bridge, duck, swan, frog and woodpecker. Taught by artist Gina Martin.

Medium: Artsists’ acrylic paint on thick A2 paper
Cost: £65 per family (up to 2 adults and 4 children)

All materials, aprons and lunch provided!