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Lesson 5: In the Media

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For lesson 5, we spoke to students about artists who, from the 1960s to the present day, have responded to what they see in the media, making memorable images about a moment in time. Thank you to everyone who sent … Continue reading

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Lesson 4: Around the World

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For lesson 4 we asked students to travel the world during Coronavirus…… using Google Street View! It was also to be a challenge that included perspective. We made videos to explain perspective to beginners and discussed the work of artists … Continue reading

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Lesson 3: Self Portraits

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Lesson 3 of the summer term was all about Self Portraits. Students (from 6 years old to adults) initially learnt about proportions and positioning of the features, watercolour and acrylic technique, then made self portraits from a mirror representing how … Continue reading

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Lesson 2: Taking a line on a walk

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Lesson 2 of the summer term was all about taking a line on a walk. Students (from 6 years old to adults) learnt about line, initally following a demonstration video my Mick Kirkbride, drawing 360 degrees of a room, followed … Continue reading

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Mystery Challenge 3

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For Mystery Challenge 3, students were encouraged to make quick sketches of people from various sources and then combine them to create an imaginary scene. We sent them a video demonstration and suggested looking at artwork with figures by Joy … Continue reading

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Mystery Challenge 2

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For Mystery Challenge 2, students were asked to bring together some objects that they have on display at home. Objects that are important to them and their family, reminding them of precious moments from the past, then arrange them on … Continue reading

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A message from Insight teacher Matt Davies to all his young artists.

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Hi all, I hope you are keeping well! I know many of you were preparing for exams and I want to encourage you not to be too disheartened. You are incredibly smart and creative young people with extremely bright futures … Continue reading

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Insight teacher Rob Verrill: Recent work

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Much of my work involves found objects as I am an inveterate collector of discarded stuff I find on the streets in the normal course of life. The “stuff” I collect has to attract me or “speak” to me in … Continue reading

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A message from Rob Verrill to his students

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A message from Karen Walters

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Hi to all my students, It all feels so strange at the moment but I hope you’re all well and keeping positive.  Thanks for all the lovely work being sent in, I really enjoy looking through it and giving feedback. … Continue reading

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