Hannah's Art Club

creative art projects for kindergarten and beyond

Safari Silhouettes (February 2015)

This project for children aged between four and eight was completed over two 45 minute sessions. The first was spent looking closely at the body markings of some iconic wild … Continue reading

March 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Spring Still Life: Grape Hyacinth & Daffodils (February 2015)

A lovely pre-Spring project to bring some colour to a dreary, drizzly day… For the still life subject I brought in two pots containing Spring bulbs – daffodils and grape hyacinth … Continue reading

March 6, 2015 · 3 Comments

Alpine Landscapes: Wallpaper Collage (February 2015)

This was a second outing for this project, using torn layers of textured wallpapers to create Alpine scenes with the effect of aerial perspective. On both occasions, the project was planned for a … Continue reading

March 5, 2015 · 2 Comments

Embossed Foil Hearts with Sgraffito Frames (February 2015)

This is a lovely project for Valentines Day that combines two fun techniques – embossed foil and oil pastel ‘sgraffito’ (Italian: scratched) – to create decorative hearts. The children (aged … Continue reading

February 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

Bedtime Self Portraits with Repeating Patterns (January 2015)

This two-session project was devised for my older group, who are aged between four and eight. Several techniques were used in the making of the final artwork, and the children learned about … Continue reading

February 8, 2015 · 1 Comment

Mermaids under the Sea: Oil Pastels and Watercolours (September 2014)

This is a spin-off from my recent project, Swimming Pool: Oil Pastel and Watercolour Resist, inspired by David Hockney (click here). The idea came from a conversation with my three year old … Continue reading

October 1, 2014 · 1 Comment

Swimming Pool: Oil Pastel and Watercolour Resist, inspired by David Hockney (September 2014)

This project was a lot of fun and the technique is extremely effective. The artists range between four and eight years old. We started the session by looking at an iconic … Continue reading

September 30, 2014 · 2 Comments