Portrait and hands breakdown, teenage class up

Remember the face is easy to draw just draw the line down vertical first then divide the page into 7 equal sections, using the eye as your unit of measure.  If you forget go into the how to draw a portrait teaching module. Hi everybody, just going to load up a load of...

Teaching Module 3 – Tone and form

Anybody who has ever been in my class knows that my favourite word is TONE, OR SHOULD I SAY LACK OF TONE.  What is tone?   In art, the term “tone” describes the quality of colour. It has to do with whether a colour is perceived as warm or cold, bright or...

Teaching Module 2 – How to draw a basic portrait

Hi this is the second teaching module on how to draw a basic portrait.  Portraiture is a very important area in art, for a secondary student if you are very good at portraits you are practically guaranteed a H1, if you want to win Texaco, the National children’s...

January term 2020/Texaco Childrens Art competition

Texaco Childrens Art Competition 2020 Congratulations to all the great entries for the Texaco Children’s Art competition.  This term was taken up with creating Texaco submissions so a lot of portraits were completed with the younger children creating drawings...

Christmas 2019 Term

Children 5 years of age to 7 years of age, class times Friday 4pm to 6pm. This class was created in September 2019 to cater for very young children, teaching them the fundamentals of drawing, painting and craft. We started off drawing, just to get them into drawing...

Autumn Term 2019

Great work done the Halloween Term, congratulations to all, great work accomplished.  The following is a synopsis of the areas covered. Children’s Class, age 5 to 7 years of age – Friday 4pm till 6pm, Wednesday and Saturday 4pm till 6pm 7 to 10 years of...

Summer Art Camps 2019

Congratulations to all who participated in the Summer Art Camps, great work completed, LOVED them all, Sincerely Carmel Day 1 – Drawing The first project that the students completed was a black and white tonal drawing, here the students learned how to recognise...

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