fundraising art projects for schools

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VALUABLE CREATIVE TIPS

our key goal is to encourage children to be as creative as possible

VALUABLE CREATIVE TIPS

our key goal is to encourage children to be as creative as possible

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Why not enhance your project experience ?

by learning some basic theory. simple techniques. or try one of the exciting projects.

Using good quality art materials is the key foundation to gain satisfying finishes; however, it is equally important to know how to use your mediums effectively in order to fully explore their potential.
Our resource can help children even with little skills to accomplish exciting art full of tones and texture.


easy step by step projects - 2017 edition

watercolours & painting

Learning some basic techniques can make a positive difference to the finished art.


wax crayons

Despite this everyday medium being widely used in schools and at home, most children do not know how to used it effectively to gain full potential.
Our selections are compiled to educate children that crayons do not always need to be used like a pen.
Take a look at how versatile this medium can be, as well as all the creative effects it can produced. Unless some of these techniques are applied, painting may still be the preferred method for our projects.

Courtesy of Stockmar, manufacturer of crayons & crayon blocks made with natural beeswax and precise colour pigments - www.Stockmar.de

more exciting projects to enhance your creative experience

Our selections are reproduced from The Ushborne Complete Book of Art Ideas
This inspiring book is packed full of exciting ways of using different art materials to give your finished project an even more impressive reproduction. Simply follow the step-by-step instructions exactly or use the ideas to create pictures of your own

By permission of Usborne Publishing, 83-85 Saffron Hill, London, EC1N 8RT - www.usborne.com

colour theory

most valuable, fundamental concept to learn

Regardless of your chosen medium, to achieve visually pleasing art, it is essential to learn how to use colours effectively. Understanding the basic colour theory can drastically enhance the finish art & promote a greater creative experience

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PRIMARY COLOURS

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red - yellow - blue

mixing these colours in equal parts will produce neutral colour, usually a murky grey

SECONDARY COLOURS

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2 primary colours = 1 secondary colour

yellow + blue = green
red + blue = purple
red + yellow = orange

This leaves each primary colour with a complementary colour (mixed from the other two primaries). Blue/orange, red/green, and yellow/purple are complementary to each other.

TERTIARY COLOURS

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1 primary + 1 secondary colour or 2 secondary colours = tertiary colour

A tertiary colour or quaternary colour (called intermediate colours) is a colour made by mixing either one primary colour with one secondary colour, or two secondary colours, in a given colour space.
When you align the 3 primary colours with the secondary and 'tertiary' colours around the colour wheel chart, the complementary colours always sit directly opposite each other.
Each pair complement (= 'complete') each other to produce a neutral colour. Mix two complementary colours, and you'll get the old murky grey.


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