Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Christelle's Gorgeous Clay Little Girl



Isn't this the most cutest clay girl you have seen in your life. Gorgeous!
Christelle worked really hard on this piece all by herself and it shows the passion.
Christelle is five. Well done Christelle.

Christelle's Clay Machine



Christelle had great fun making this clay piece. When asked to tell the story around the piece she said it was a Machine. Christelle is 5

Christelle and her clay birdie





Christelle was having great fun exploring how she can make things in clay. She loves birds so we ended up with a few birds nests. Christelle is 5

Christelle's clay work




Christelle's clay cup has turned out wonderfully. She was going to give it to her Nana for Christmas. Lovely expressive colours.
Christelle is five

Rashab's Clay Man


Rashab's clay man all finished and glazed. He looks terrific.
Rashab  is 10

Rashab's Chinese Man



 Rashab's Chinese man looks great all glazed.
Well done Rashab.
He is 10

Sahil's Gollum


Sahil's terrific clay Gollum before firing. We will have to wait until the new year to see the glazed final firing
Sahil is 10

Sahil's and Elise's clay heads

Here is Sahil's Gollum and Elise's clay head together before firing. Looking great.

Elise's clay head



Elise has done a great job on her clay head. She has added words to it like the old posters had, defining personality traits. In this case she has done things which are important to her. She will add glaze in the new year.

The girls creating in clay


Elise and Sarah enjoying their clay work. Elise is working on a head and Sarah on a wee street building. Going well.

Sarah's Street Scene



Sarah has been working hard on this lovely street
shop with terrific expression in the street people she has added to the scene. With a man selling fruit and veg to a lady dropping her purse from the balcony above. Sarah is glazing the piece at the moment, so we will have to wait until the new year to see the final result.
Sarah is in Year 11 in this coming year

Friday, November 20, 2015

Sarah's clay street stores


Sarah is producing a series of store buildings in clay. One will be a coin box. She has small cute characters caught doing various acts in the street like a man selling fruit and veggies and a lady loosing her bag over the edge of the balcony. All very cute.

Rishab's clay head


Rashab is only 10. He has had fun creating this wee clay head.




Elise is working on a head, which she later want s to glaze with a Phrenological chart painted over the skull.

Sanjeel working on his painting


Sanjeel working on a painting.

Sahil's Gollum head

 Sahil is having great fun creating Gollum's head in clay. Doing a great job so far. Sahil is 10 years old.

Heidi's characters for her story


Heidi is creating her own characters for a story she has written. She is looking at the Pokemon characters for reference and altering them to what she likes.  

Heidi drawing her charcters for her story


Heidi's busy creating characters for her story.

Sahil's game character drawings


Sahil is only 10 and going extremely well rendering his favourite game characters.
Pencil on paper

Elise's 3D clay head


Elise is enjoying working on creating a 3D head which she will later glaze.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Students at work enjoying creating




Students hard at work enjoying themselves

Sam's Cartoon Drawing


Sam is 10 and really enjoys drawing cartoons. He has done a great job here.

Olive's Rabbit painting


Olive is 11 and enjoying learning to paint. She loves animals so I suggested she takes a look at the work of NZ artist - Joanna Braithwaite. Olive has done a terrific job with her rabbit with top hat.
Acrylic on board.  

Christelle's painting


Christelle is only five. Here she was having fun experimenting with acrylic inks and using a calligraphy pen. Well done Christelle.

Hannah's dog painting



Hannah is only 9 and already has very good painting skills. This work is a part of a group sculpture about identity. Hannah loves animals as you can see. Well done Hannah.

Monday, March 23, 2015

Elise's Pastel Drawing of an old Nursery Rhyme Book

Elise has produced this lovely pastel pencil drawing of an old Nursery Rhyme Book. She is working on her identity work and this drawing is to represent her mother who is a writer.
Elise is 15

Paul's plastercine Gravity Falls Character

Paul's rendition of Dipper from Gravity Falls in Plastercine. Paul has taken his drawn character to 3D. Great job so far Paul.

Paul's Gravity Falls Character.

Paul loves the characters from Gravity Falls. He has drawn Dipper wonderfully and then proceeded to make him in Plastercine.

Paul's Dinosaur Drawing.


Paul has a great sense of structure with all of his drawings. Another great dinosaur drawing.

Friday, March 6, 2015

Hannah's Chicken

Hannah has produced another amazing wee drawing for her age. She is only eight and a half. She has chickens at home and took a few photos of them to work from. Terrific Hannah.