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Category: Art

Collagraph printing in Form V 

24th February 22

This form of printing is made by creating a collage, on mount board, from torn and cut out different textured papers, including wallpaper.  The board, now called a plate, is then sealed with varnish, and inked up using printing inks.  Using slightly dampened paper, the print is then passed through a printing press to reveal…

Form I Art

1st November 21

Look at the wonderful Autumn pictures made by Form I! The Form 1 girls had previously mixed their own autumn colours by looking at autumn nature and colours within nature using colour matching paint charts. For this artwork, they used their colour mixing skills to make beautiful backgrounds and drew trees with oil pastels, adding…

Art News

15th October 21

On Thursday, the 7th of October the ISA (the Independent Schools Association ) held their annual regional art competition. I was delighted to be able to enter some of our children’s work. I am also thrilled to say that we were awarded two first places  and two seconds. We got a first for a beautiful…

Winter Prints

2nd February 21

The children were given a mini project to work on, to do with printmaking. They were asked to create a print of a winter scene, using household objects such as: corks, lolly sticks, scrunched up paper, cotton wool, combs, toothbrushes etc. By following some instructions, a short video and using worked examples on a PowerPoint,…

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