The Arty Amber Art Awards

Firstly, congratulations on your commitment to your child’s art education. Art Award is a wonderful achievement for young people and the best thing about it is that its non-competitive. Art Award is for 7-10 year olds and 11-15 year olds who want to take art that extra step further and be challenged. It helps young people to grow artistically whilst gaining awards for their progress. Spaces are strictly limited!

Courses are held at the Herts Bowls Club on Bellmount Wood Avenue WD17 3BT on Tuesdays during term time.

Mini Monets 7-10 year olds
Tuesdays 5-6pm
14 January – 28 March
(except 18 February)
£130 for 11 weeks

Students will complete 11 hours of tuition + 5 hours of homework (less than 30 mins per week). Homework is fun and simple! They will research, create and explore, building a portfolio. The theme for this term is Colour Theory.
You can expect your child to study the artist David Hockney (amongst others) and how to create a landscape using warm and cool colours plus colour mixing. They’ll also look at the artist Wayne Thiebaud and how he used layers of colours to create texture and tone. Plus they’ll be exposed to great mediums such as oil pastel, chalk pastel, water colour and pencil. They must be able to show advancement in the following areas to achieve the award:
Understanding of primary and secondary colour groups
Shading and shadow
Colour mixing
Colour layering
Perspective drawing
Observational skills
 

Discoverers 11-15 year olds
Tuesdays 5-6.30pm
14 January – 28 March (except 18 February)
£165 for 11 weeks

Students will complete 16.5 hours of tuition + 5 hours of homework (less than 30 mins per week). Homework is fun and simple! They will research, create and explore, building a portfolio. The theme for this term is Landscape and Architecture.
You can expect your child to study the art works of David Hockney and Vincent Van Gogh as well as produce their own unique landscape and architectural art work. They must be able to show advancement in the following areas to achieve the award:
Photography
Perspective drawing
Colour and mixing
Tonal range
Sketching
Observational skills
Self motivated research
Discovery of a range of mediums