Issue 31

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  • Gallery round-up

  • Hands-on in the classroom – Indian inspiration
    Naomi Renouf shows how Indian textiles can inspire textile and mixed-media art projects for key stage 2

  • After-school club – Indian puppet-making and Bollywood film-making! Alexandra Hucks explore puppet-making and Indian folk stories

  • Silk painting
    Sarah Baker shares ideas on silk painting in the classroom

  • Textile artist – Lizzie Weir: Constructed textiles collage
    relates starting points and initial sketches to her own work and that of her pupils

  • Textile artist – Naomi Renouf: Abstract collage and stripy seascapes (Mini-poster)
    Naomi uses her own textile work to inspire children to create textile and paint-layered pictures

  • Early Years – ‘The Magic Fish’
    Sylwia Arneil describes a textiles project based on the book

  • Olly & Suzi
    Interactive wildlife artists talk about their work, inspiration, passions and travel and how their approach can work in the classroom

  • Young Pavement Artist
    Interview with Arthur Morris (aged 11) young pavement artist of the year 2008

  • Special Needs – Art therapy in primary schools
    Liz Lockett explains how art therapy can work in the primary school

  • School trips – The Foundling Museum
    Lindsey Copeland provides ideas for a school trip

  • NSEAD START Summer School
    Winnie Hill-Cottingham and Loren Fenwick share how attending the summer school inspired their teaching through the next year

  • Book reviews

  • Product review 
    Silk painting equipment

  • Poster
     Accessories at the Fashion Museum in Bath