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Sketchbook Circle 2

Sketchbook Circle 2

For those of you who regularly read my blog, you'll know I'm taking part in sketchbook circle this year.  You can see my first post about this here and read more about what Sketchbook...
Exploring Cyanotype

Exploring Cyanotype

What is Cyanotype? Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print.  The basic premise involves coating a surface with a 1:1 solution of Potassium Ferricyanide and Ammonium Ferric (III) Citrate.  This surface...
Ways to Extend Student Work

5 Ways to Extend Student Work After Lockdown

This blog post details 5 ways to extend student work after lockdown.  I’ve seen a lot of art teachers on social media worrying about the quantity of work their students have created in lockdown. ...
Negative Space in Art

What is Negative Space in Art?

In art, negative space is the space around and between the subject of the image.  The positive space is the subject or object of the image. Why is it important? Negative space is important because it...

Sketchbook Circle 2021: Busy Hands

This year I have decided to take part in Sketchbook Circle.  It was a big decision for me to take part as I have a lot on my plate with teaching, running this website...

5 Things Your Students Can Try with Snapseed

As digital natives, students take photographs all of the time. Tapping into using these skills is an incredible way to encourage experimentation through photo-editing. Snapseed is a free and easy to use App that...

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