Using a Sketchbook…

Dear fantastic art students

We have found a number of rather interesting sketchbooks online, which might inspire you to explore different approaches to drawing. They are really worth looking at (once you’ve opened one, scroll/click through to see the pages) and I hope you feel inspired!

Exciting hand drawings –

Dynamic colour pencil portraits –

Super cool inky and mixed media works –

Tonal, more ‘realistic’ portraits –

Chunky felt-tip drawing –

Ruler-line geometric compositions –

A series of paintings that were developed from sketches of the artist’s home environment –

A beautiful sketchbook including drawings with overlapping lines and a cubist sense of shifting facets as people change position –

Y12 Lockdown Painting #1

Y12 have been developing their painting and portraiture skills and since school finished, they have been working hard on their paintings at home, these are some of the pieces submitted in. our home learning champions..

Year 9 – working from home

Year 9 have been working very hard on their projects, these are some of the highlights from the work submitted on the virtual classroom. Very well done Y9 for your continued motivation and artistic dedication.

Y10 Lockdown Artwork

I am really impressed with Y10’s motivation to make art at home, Many are sending images of their research, painting and drawing. These are some highlights of the work I am receiving online. There are some prints that I took photos of before the shutdown….

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