Art Challenge Spring/Easter

Hello and welcome to the Home Education Art Academy.

This week’s art challenge is to produce a work of art using the theme ‘Spring/Easter’. You can produce your art using any different method such as painting, drawing, clay modelling, origami, photography, cookery, poetry, storytelling, Minecraft designing, etc.

You have until Friday the 25th of March to upload your work to our Facebook group and show off your creative skills, but before you get started, please take a look below for inspiration and ideas.

Best of luck!🙂

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‘Spring’ by Ernest Lawson Source: commons.wikimedia.org

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Hand Painted Easter Eggs

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Pottery on Pinterest

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Handprint Flower Craft – Spring Craft – Preschool Craft via Pinterest

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Spring Art, Craft Ideas And Projects To Choose From And Do With Kids via YouTube

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Source: homicraft.com

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Source: educationdiva.com

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Image via pixabay.com

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Ostara Altar – Pinned by The Mystic’s Emporium on Etsy

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Acrostic Poem: Spring www.tlsbooks.com

Acrostic Poem: Spring
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Art Challenge – Fantasy/Treasure Map

Hello and welcome to the Home Education Art Academy.

This week’s art challenge is to produce a work of art using the theme ‘Fantasy/Treasure Map’. You can produce your art using many different methods such as painting, drawing, clay modelling, origami, photography, cookery, poetry, storytelling, etc.

You have until Friday the 18th of March to upload your work to out Facebook group and show off your creative skills, but before you get started, please look below for inspiration and ideas.

Best of luck!🙂

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Source: skphile.deviant.com

 

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Source: mykidcraft.com

 

 

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Source: jonathandufresne.deviantart.com

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Source: paintandink.blogspot.com

Pirate’s Treasure Map Instructions

 

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Source: leprechaun947.blogspot.com

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Source: madebybedtimetales.blogspot.com

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/makes/swashbuckle-treasure-map

 

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Art Challenge – Scavenger Hunt

Artists, this week we would like to invite you to participate in a Home Education Scavenger Hunt. Your challenge is to collect the items in the list below and upload a photo of them to the group, but don’t worry if you can’t find everything, you can still take part. You have until Friday the 26th of February, to complete the challenge. Here are the instructions for the hunt. Best of luck!

You will need:
A scavenger hunt list (Indoor or Outdoor list below)
Pen or pencil
Clipboard (optional)
Bag or box to collect items in
A pair of wellies (boots) (if the weather is wet)
A Prize (Donated by Mum, Dad or Guardian) (optional)

Preparation Time

5 minutes to print or copy lists and to get ready
Add 10-15 minutes if you need to “plant” some items for the players to find.

Instructions

Choose a list, get ready and get hunting. Once you have gathered your items, arrange them on a table or the floor and take a photo of them. Upload your photo to the group and enjoy your (optional) prize!

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Art Challenge – The Circus

Hello and welcome to the Home Education Art Academy.

This week’s art challenge is to produce a work of art using the theme ‘The circus’. You can produce your art using many different methods such as painting, drawing, clay modelling, origami, photography, cookery, poetry, storytelling, etc.

You have until Friday the 12th of February to upload your work to out Facebook group and show off your creative skills, but before you get started, please look below for inspiration and ideas.

Best of luck!

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Source: en.wikipedia.org

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Source: pixabay.com

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Source: pixabay.com

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Source: pixabay.com

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Source:activities.raisingourkids.com

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Source: pixabay.com

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Source: onelittlelibrarian.blogspot.com

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Art Challenge – Weather

Hello, artists!

Our next art challenge is to produce a work of art using the theme ‘weather’. You can use any method of art such as pottery, painting, drawing, crafting, poetry, cookery, photography or even a Minecraft build.

You have until Friday the 5th of February to complete your work and to upload it to our Facebook page, but before you get started, please take a look below for some fabulous ideas and inspiration to get your creativity flowing.

Best of luck!

Photography

Acrylics

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John Constable, Seascape Study with Rain Cloud (c.1824)

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Source: pixabay.com

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Joy Garnett

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Source:www.sketchport.com

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Paper-Plate-Rainbows

Cookery

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Source: cakesbyjoshua.tumblr.com

Poetry

Creative Writing Prompts Inspired by the Seasons

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Art Challenge – Bird Life

Hello and welcome to the Home Education Art Academy.

This week’s art challenge is to produce a work of art using the theme ‘Bird Life’. You can produce your work in any form you choose, such as painting or a drawing, pottery, a piece of poetry, writing, acting, photography, crafting, sewing or even a little cookery.

You have until Friday the 29th of January to complete your work and to share it in our art group but please remember to add a name or a nickname to your uploads.

Before you get started, here is some inspiration for you to look at, to help get your creativity flowing.

Best of luck!🙂

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Origami Paper Cranes

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Bird Painting, Source:pixabay.com

Bird Crafts For Kids – Click Here

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Child-Friendly Bread and Peanut Butter Bird Feeder – Click Photo for instructions

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Clay Bird

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Felt Bird Badges by  http://www.notonthehighstreet.com/honeypips/product/fabric-bird-brooch

 

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Bird Collage – Source: elizabethsthilairenelson.blogspot.com

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Bird Mosaic by Martin Cheek

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Poetry

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Shredded Wheat Bird Nests – Click Photo For Recipe

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23 DIY Birdfeeders That Will Fill Your Garden With Birds – Click Picture for details

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Art Challenge – Hibernation

Welcome to the first art challenge of 2016!

This week’s challenge is to produce a work of art using the theme ‘Hibernation’. You can produce your work using any form of art or crafting. You could try painting, drawing, pottery, photography, writing, poetry, singing, sewing, knitting, gardening, dancing or even cooking. You can really go wild with your ideas!

You have until Friday the 8th of January to complete your work and to upload it to our Facebook group, but please remember to add a name/nickname and age to your work.

Before you get started, you’ll find some information below about hibernation and some inspiration to help get your imaginations working.

Good luck!

‘Hibernation is a state of inactivity and metabolic depression in endotherms. Hibernation refers to a season of heterothermy that is characterized by low body temperature, slow breathing and heart rate, and low metabolic rate.

Some animals hibernate over the winter, going into a very deep sleep. Hibernating animals usually retreat to a den, a burrow, or a hollow log for protection and shelter. During “true hibernation“, the animal’s body temperature drops, and its rate of breathing slows down.’ ~ Google (23 Dec 2002)

Videos About Hibernation

BBC Bitesize – How the changing seasons affect hedgehogs

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A Dormouse Painted onto a Pebble

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Dormouse art print by FiammettaDogi

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Source: blog.cloudb.com

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Source: bluehourstudio.net

 

Hedgehog Hibernation Exploration Basket

Source: theimaginationtree.com

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Source:hthe-wielded-pen-childrens-corner.blogspot.co.uk

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Source: bumblebeeconservation.org

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Snail Art – Source: Makeandtakes.com

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A great Page Offering Info About Animals That Hibernate

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Source: almostunschoolers.blogspot.co.uk

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Hibernating Hedgehogs

Cookery

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Hedgehog Cake

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Source: ainydaymum.co.uk

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Peanut Butter Bumble Bees Source: http://www.kraftrecipes.com/

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Ladybird Cupcake Recipe  Source :goodtoknow.co.uk/recipes/471607/ladybird-cupcakes

Poetry and Writing Ideas

Write and Acrostic poem about Hibernation. Here’s an example by Elaine Magliaro:-

How long have

I slept? How long has it

Been since I’ve

Eaten? I hear the river running again. I must

Rouse my cubs from their slumber

Now…open their eyes to the wonders of spring,

Awaken them to a new life. It is

Time to take my children out

Into the sunlight,

Out into a brighter world they’ve

Never known

 

Writing Prompts

Write a story about an animal who went to sleep in winter, but when he woke up, he realised he was in a magical world.

Write about what you think hibernation might feel like and how you would prepare your home for winter. What type of food would you eat? Where kind of home would you have? What animal would you be? What country would you live in?

Photography

You could go on a wintry adventure in the woods or your garden to find some evidence of hibernation. Look for dens, holes in the soil, caves, holes in tree trunks, animal tracks, nests, and underneath rocks or bricks. See if you can spot any animals or bugs hibernating and take a photograph of them without disturbing them.

We look forward to seeing what you can do!

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Winter Wonderland Art Gallery

This year’s final art challenge was to produce a piece of art using the theme ‘Winter Wonderland’.

Below, are the wonderful results of our hard work.

Thanks for taking part in all of the challenges so far, we’ve all had a fantastic time and I hope you’ll all join us for more challenges in 2016.

Happy New Year, from the Home Education Art Academy!

 

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Home Education Self-Portrait Art Gallery

Here are the results of this week’s art challenge which was to produce a work of art using the theme ‘self-portrait’. We’ve had some great talent on display.

Well done to all of our artists!

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Art Challenge – Self Portrait

Welcome!

This week’s art challenge is to produce a work of art using the theme ‘Self Portrait’. You can produce your work using any method of art that suits you. For example, you could do some crafting, painting, photography, baking, drawing, pastel work, a sculpture, or whatever gets your imagination flowing. You can literally go wild with this week’s theme!

Before we begin, let’s take a look at the inspirational artwork and videos below. You will find links to more websites full of information about various art forms and styles. Additionally, there are some YouTube tutorials, for those of us who would like to brush up on our skills.

Best of luck!

Analysis:
A self-portrait is an exploration of your face, body and personality.

Abstract Art

Tanaz Self Portrait

Phillips Art Therapy master’s degree student Tanaz Sadeghi’s abstract portrait.

Exploring Different Art Forms – Click Here for details about varied forms of art

Sculpture

 

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File: Self Portrait, date unknown, by Honore-Victorin Daumier, in bronze

Clay

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Clay Self Portrait by Troy Wandzel on Flickr

Collage

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Einstein Self Portrait Collage by Hamptonrodriguez on DeviantArt

Pop Art

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The Marilyn Diptych (1962) is a silkscreen painting by American pop artist Andy Warhol.

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Pop Art Portrait, by Dan Taylor-Watt

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Self Portrait Paintings, by Children

How to Draw Proportional Self Portraits With Kids – Click Here

Cookery

 

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Baked biscuit Faces

Photography – Self Portrait

 

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