In the Kids Arts Academy art classes we like to provide the opportunity for children to work to a larger scale than they probably do at school. We also like to create pieces of work with a combination of different materials and processes and do so in both 2D and 3D.
Our priority in all our art classes is that the children enjoy doing the activities; but we also want them to learn to develop their artistic skills.
We use a range of materials: oil pastels, chalk pastels, water-colours, charcoal, pencil, clay, mod-roc, glass paints, fabric paints..the list goes on. We are also constantly devising new activities to teach them how to develop their artistic techniques (sketching, blending, portraiture, scale..again the list goes on).
During our holiday club art classes we do 2 activities each day, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Some children may come throughout the holidays purely for the art classes and so we ensure that every activity we teach is different (imagination is a wonderful thing!)
As with all our activities the children take everything home with them that they make and all the materials are provided.
In our regular art class that runs every day of the school holidays we teach children aged 4-14yrs. We design our activities to be accessible to all the children whatever their artistic ability. The children do not need to have any particular artistic skills to attend, we simply work to develop their skills whatever their level of development. It may be that your child simply loves to paint or draw, or that they want to develop their skills in portraiture or perspective drawings. If there is something in particular that you would like your child to learn or to develop please let us know when booking them in.
The art sessions can be booked as a full day, a half day or mixed with half a day of cooking.