Art History for Children

Course Details

Where:
OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Dates: 24 Apr - 17 Jul
Friday 4:00 pm
Fees: £12.50 per session : £120 if you pay for the whole course up front

Art History for Children

Fridays 4 – 5pm

24 April – 17 July (no workshops on 8 & 29 May)

Ages: 7 – 11 years old

Fees: £12.50 per session £120 if you pay for the whole course up front

Materials included

This unique Art History course for children will cover a range of subjects and the use of various techniques.
Each class is inspired by an artist or art movement.

In Part 1 we will try out different techniques and materials including

  • specialist pencils
  • acrylic paint
  • oil pastel resist
  • mixed media
  • watercolor magic
  • making own brushes

Part 2 will be dedicated to topics:

  • Portraiture
  • Objects and Meanings
  • Modern Art
  • Investigating Patterns
  • Landscapes

During the course each child will 

  • develop their knowledge on the topics
  • create a portfolio of works
  • work on improving their own style and technique so they can work at home with a wider range of possibilities
  • develop more confidence

Children will learn about the main artists who changed art history through their new approach.
The course will also allow the understanding of how to look at paintings and express own feelings through creativity.

Additionally there will be a field trip to visit art galleries and museums to experience the real artwork connected with the topic we study.

About the Tutor

Agnieszka Arabska is the Inspirator and Founding Director behind Imagine Nation. She has worked in the musuem sector for over 10 years devising and delivering art sessions at the most exciting national museums and galleries in London and organising unique museum tours for children (up to 11 years old).

She started to offer classes in Ealing in 2012 and has delivered various courses across the Borough in various community centres and coffee shops.

Drawing with Start Studios for 6-13 year olds

Course Details

Where:
OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Dates: 23 Apr - 9 Jul
Thursday 5:00 pm
Fees: Details and Booking via www.startstudios.co.uk

Drawing with Start Studios for 6-13 year olds

Thursdays: 5 – 5.45pm

Ages: 6 – 13

Booking: https://startstudios.co.uk/booking.html

This class is ideal for children looking to develop their unique style through discussion and understanding of different techniques.

Children will learn traditional drawing techniques, and use these as a basis for experimentation.

They will be guided step by step to achieving a complete drawing. Children learn “how to see”, how to observe forms, tones, textures, proportions, perspective and colour to be able to express themselves through mark making, to create something unique.

Children will start by drawing simple objects, using pencil and charcoal, and then progress to more complex ones moving onto colour drawing with pastels, watercolour washes and coloured pencils.

Students will be encouraged to discuss their work and the techniques used at the end of the session.

This course focuses on developing;

  • Observational skills
  • Drawing abilities
  • Imagination and creativity
  • The use of particular techniques and materials to express ideas
  • Visual memory and concentration

About the Tutors

Start Studios was founded by two artists and mothers, Carla Tebbutt and Fernanda Moreno.

Carla has studied Developmental Psychology, and Art Therapy, and more recently courses in mindfulness for children, and child mental health awareness and well-being. She has worked with children from 18 months up to 16 years old, both at nursery and primary school and beyond. She is fascinated by shapes and colours and believes that creative expression is about the process, the journey through which we use and develop our genius, our brilliance.

Fernanda started her career studying graphic design at university in Mexico City, followed by a course in drawing, painting and photography at  Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute in Florence, Italy. She continued her art education at the Art Institute of Philadelphia where she studied Animation and Media arts.  “It was the perfect combination of my favourite things: drawing and cartoons.” She has worked in animation and design on TV, films and video in New York, Mexico City and London –  the Harry Potter series, The Hunger Games, Ex-Machina and James Bond to name but a few. She teaches animation at Notting Hill and Ealing High School.

Art Classes with Start Studios for 5-11 year olds

Course Details

Where:
OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Dates: 21 Apr - 6 Jul
Tuesday 4:00 pm
Fees: Details and Booking via www.startstudios.co.uk

Art Classes with Start Studios for 5-11 year olds

Tuesdays: 4 – 4.45pm

Thursdays: 4 – 4.45pm

Saturdays: 10 – 11am

Ages: 5 – 11

Booking: https://startstudios.co.uk/booking.html

This class is ideal for children who enjoy hands-on art experiences with activities that inspire their imagination and allow them to be creative.

Children will learn by looking at the work created by different artists and use this inspiration to create their own art work.

They will be guided step by step on a specific activity by using a combination of art mediums and tools, such as watercolours, acrylic paint, charcoal, pencils, canvas and paper.

New working methods and new ways of exploring different materials will be introduced every week.

Students will be encouraged to discuss their work at the end of the session.

This course focuses on developing;

  • Imagination
  • Creativity
  • Drawing abilities, improving fine motor skills
  • Observation
  • Visual memory and concentration
  • Self confidence

About the Tutors

Start Studios was founded by two artists and mothers, Carla Tebbutt and Fernanda Moreno.

Carla has studied Developmental Psychology, and Art Therapy, and more recently courses in mindfulness for children, and child mental health awareness and well-being. She has worked with children from 18 months up to 16 years old, both at nursery and primary school and beyond. She is fascinated by shapes and colours and believes that creative expression is about the process, the journey through which we use and develop our genius, our brilliance.

Fernanda started her career studying graphic design at university in Mexico City, followed by a course in drawing, painting and photography at  Lorenzo de’ Medici Institute in Florence, Italy. She continued her art education at the Art Institute of Philadelphia where she studied Animation and Media arts.  “It was the perfect combination of my favourite things: drawing and cartoons.” She has worked in animation and design on TV, films and video in New York, Mexico City and London –  the Harry Potter series, The Hunger Games, Ex-Machina and James Bond to name but a few. She teaches animation at Notting Hill and Ealing High School.

Easter Holiday Art Workshop: Keith Haring

Course Details

Where:
OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Dates: 15 Apr -
Wednesday 10:00 am
Fees: Booking via Fresh Art Club website www.freshartclub.co.uk

Easter Holiday Art Workshop: Keith Haring

Date: Wednesday 15 April

10am-12pm (6-8yrs)

12.30-2.30pm (9-12yrs)

Booking: www.freshartclub.co.uk/

In this fun and vibrant workshop your child will explore the art of American artist Keith Haring, whose pop art and graffiti-like work grew out of the New York City street culture of the 1980s.

Your child will make preliminary drawings and then create their own piece of art inspired by Keith Haring.

All materials provided.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Places are limited.

PARENTS AND CARERS: This is a drop-off session. Parents and carers can enjoy drinks and snacks in Dickens Yard or mooch round Ealing while their kids get creative!

This workshop will be led by Anna Bhowmick, founder of FRESH Art Club for Children. Anna is fully DBS checked.

About the Tutor

Anna Bhowmick is the founder of FRESH Art Club for Children. She has a BA (Hons) Printed Textiles and Surface Pattern and has been running  popular and lively art clubs for primary school children at lunchtimes and after school since 2013.

She is a qualified teaching assistant – with experience of working in both primary and high schools. Before teaching, she worked in fashion and retail focussing on the creative aspects of visual merchandising and display.