Learn about perspectives

Is the widow nearer looks bigger than the one further? Question like this leads us to perspective. Instead of draw lines on a piece of paper, I would say create a space will be better! We looked at one point perspective and look for reason why we look bigger or smaller when ...

My Map

Do you know the places around you? Do you remember the way to school or library? Let's make your map with paper cupboard! Be a little town planner. Not only the map, but also, you will build things up! (more…)

Design and Paint Your Own Placemat

This time, we make something we can use everyday. A placemat! Kids are asked to design patterns under a subject of "Cactus". First, they are designing patterns, starting with pencil sketch, define the shape and lines. Then design the colour fillings.   (more…)

Water Colour Experiment

Watercolour is an extremely interesting painting media for both adults and children. It changes dramatically by using different mixing techniques, and there are many other materials we can use to create unique textures. For the first class, we have been testing Five Basic Techniques to introduce watercolour to our students. (more…)

Colour Mixing Magic

I love to get children experiencing how different colours can be produced just by mixing three primary colours. It is easy for them to make orange, green, or purple. But there are many other colours. For example, there can be ten different levels of orange, some are lighter, some are stronger. ...

The world is in your hand

This is a great work done by Jasmine, she call it "the Wind" Visual art is not always about paintings or drawings, collage plays a big role. This time, children are encouraged to use various materials to create a scene or just a feeling. (more…)

Play with Paper

As you may know, Mattisse made paper collage a new world of art. Playing with paper has so much fun, they can be 2D and also 3D; it can be one layer, but also many layers. I encourage kids to use different papers with paints and brushes to organise their picture. It ...

Make Something with Light Clay

I like to use light clay with kids because they are easy to shape, easy to dry without leaving any cracks. The work can be preserved for quite a long time. Making something out of light clay means you have to understand the body of the object, square? round? cylinder? And ...

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