Session 1 for Age 4 – 8 years: 11am – 12.30pm
Session 2 for Age 8 – 12 years: 1.30 – 3pm
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Sun & Moon Medallions
Make a medallion inspired by the stars and ancient coins.
Session 1 skills: Clay modelling; looking at coins
Session 2 skills: 3D construction; history of coins
Sculpting the Future
Visit artists’ sculptures and build yours from recycled materials .
Session 1 skills: Working in 3D; exploring sculpture materials
Session 2 skills: Designing for public spaces; contemporary sculptors
Find archaeological artefacts on campus and record your discoveries.
Session 1 skills: Simple sketchbook making; making notes
Session 2 skills: Discovering ancient objects; annotating drawings
Exploring Ancient Egypt
Look at real Egyptian objects and make art on papyrus.
Session 1 skills: Pen drawing; Egyptian artefacts
Session 2 skills: Egyptian history; detailed pen drawing
Explore African dance masks and decorate your own to take home.
Session 1 skills: Looking at African masks; experimenting with craft materials
Session 2 skills: Designing and making; African history
Paint with huge brushes, sticks and rollers like Frank Auerbach.
Session 1 skills: Bold abstract painting; colour mixing
Session 2 skills: Mark-making; collaborating on large-scale art
Landscapes & Nature
Create landscapes using collage and leaf rubbings.
Session 1 skills: Layering textures; making rubbings
Session 2 skills: Building a textured surface; describing textures
Sound and Vision
What does sound look like? Draw while you listen to live music.
Session 1 skills: Drawing to music; creating abstract art
Session 2 skills: Responding visually to music; exploring abstract art
Move & Draw
Inspired by our Siva sculpture, follow a sequence of moves and create a large drawing.
Session 1 skills: Drawing with charcoal and oil pastels; Abstract drawing
Session 2 skills: Experimenting with materials; collaborating
Hats and Headdresses
There’s fantastic fashion in De Beer’s paintings! Make a 3D headpiece.
Session 1 skills: Working with paper shapes; embellishment
Session 2 skills: Creating wearable designs; constructing from paper
Still Life by Torchlight
A still life with a twist: light up objects and paint light and dark.
Session 1 skills: Using acrylic paint; colour mixing
Session 2 skills: Painting from observation; Chiaroscuro
Hear about the Indian subcontinent and make badges inspired by the art.
Session 1 skills: Simple stitching; drawing onto fabric
Session 2 skills: The Mughal style; using texture techniques
On the Money
Make foil portraits of the ancient leaders in our coin show.
Session 1 skills: Portrait drawing; embossed decoration
Session 2 skills: Mark making; coin portraiture
Inspired by the Barber building, create geometric festive decorations.
Session 1 skills: Printing; paper craft
Session 2 skills: Pattern design; detailed print making
Create intricate painting like the art in 18th century India.
Session 1 skills: Drawing from artworks; painting people and patterns
Session 2 skills: Painting fine detail; thinking about colour
Make a winter-wonderland window display using paper cut-outs
Session 1 skills: Drawing and tearing shapes; creating a landscape
Session 2 skills: Paper cutting; layout and composition