Art

Visiting Artist – Darcey Turner

Form V and VI spent the whole day with London based artist and inventor; Darcy Turner. We saw some of Darcy’s amazing inventions and then had the chance to use them to create our sculptures. Continuing with our work on figures in action, we used newspaper to create strong rolled sticks, we then joined them …

Kew Gardens

We had a great day out at Kew amongst the beautiful gardens and fantastic glasshouses. We took part in workshops concentrating on Rainforests and on Art in Nature. We learnt lots about the different plants and their environments. To support our learning in the classroom, we visited the Marianne North Gallery to view her amazing …

Henry Moore Foundation

Today form V visited the Henry Moore Foundation at Perry Green. We enjoyed an informative tour around the grounds and learned all about Henry Moore’s work and his inspiration. We visited his studios and saw many of his works from small maquettes in plaster of paris to huge castings in bronze. After lunch we spent some …

Life Drawing Class with Figurative Artist, Su Dean

We spent the afternoon working with Su on our ability to capture the human form. The girls took turns to be models whilst the rest of the class followed Su’s instructions on how best to begin to capture movement and pose. We worked very quickly at first using graphite. We then progressed to other mediums …