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

Pablo Picasso, 1881-1973

Artist

Art, craft and design embody some of the highest forms of human creativity. A high-quality art and design education should engage, inspire and challenge pupils, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to experiment, invent and create their own works of art, craft and design. As pupils progress, they should be able to think critically and develop a more rigorous understanding of art and design. They should also know how art and design both reflect and shape our history, and contribute to the culture, creativity and wealth of our nation. National Curriculum for Art & Design, purpose of study

Young London Print Prize

Young London Print Prize

Big congratulations to Saqib, who was announced one of the Critics Choice Winners in the Young London Print Prize. This evening he collected his prize from Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, where his work was displayed alongside professional artists. The theme of the...

Drawing Machines

Drawing Machines

Hokusai Class had a creative drawing challenge today - to work with a partner to design and create a drawing machine. The machine had to make marks with a pencil, but the pencil could not be operated directly by a hand... have a look at the amazing drawing machines in...