Tonal Colour Mixing for Christmas

Hello again everyone. Today’s idea is suitable for all age groups but would need adapting or simplifying for Key Stage 1. We will be using simple outline Christmas motifs so the younger children would need a simpler shape such as a star or a holly leaf while older children could use an angel, a Santa […]


Textured Collage Baubles

Here’s another idea for your Christmas card designs, or they could be used for decorations closer to the end of term. This idea is based on the work of Landscape artist Richard Long. I did some ideas based on his work back in February 2015 and you can find the original post here, along with […]


Plasticene Printing

The first time I blogged about this idea was back in March 2015 – you can read the original post here. The idea is to create a printing block by impressing into Plasticene (or other similar modelling material) then using it to print with. This idea is aimed at KS1 children although it is pretty […]


Magazine Mosaics

Hello Everyone, This is a variation of a post I did for Christmas in October 2013 – you can see the original post here. The focus is on finding appropriate colours in the pages of magazines and using them to create the artwork. This idea is all about collage and using an understanding of colour […]