Monthly Archives: April 2012

Georgia O’Keefe Flowers

“I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale, you could not ignore its beauty.”

Georgia O’Keefe

The work of Georgia O’Keefe was the inspiration for our large, abstract flowers. It was a great way to distract us from the wet, chilly, soggy day outside our window.

Our students jumped in with both feet and let go of any preconceived notions of what a ‘flower’ had to look like. Take a peek…

I am almost certain Georgia O’Keefe would have given a thumbs up. Happy creating…

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Our Own ‘Starry Night’

Van Gogh’s Starry Night was the inspiration for our projects yesterday. The energy of his brush strokes and genius with colour and texture was our jumping off point for a watercolour-collage piece.

“I dream my painting, and then I paint my dream.”

Vincent Van Gogh

Take a look at their masterpieces:

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Cubist Portraits

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.”

Pablo Picasso

We had so much fun at our recent session at Humbercrest where we explored Picasso’s art and cubism. Here are a few of the portraits the students completed:

Aren’t they amazing?

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Art in Action

We are so excited to have our very own blog and share news about Art in Action! Stay tuned for more posts soon…

A bit about us…

Art in Action believes that every child has a unique artistic expression to be discovered and developed. We are focussed on sparking the creativity in every child through inspiring visual art projects. As children create their own unforgettable works of art they learn new ways of perceiving and looking at the world around them. This art enrichment program fosters individual free thinking, risk taking and problem solving.

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