Autumn Pumpkin Arrangement

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We celebrated the change of weather and the change to Winter time this weekend by creating this Autumn Pumpkin Tree using twigs, dried leaves, artificial straw, an assortment of ribbons and orange crepe paper.

Halloween has also influenced this Autumn tree and the kids had fun creating ghosts from paper napkins and bats and spiders from black paper, star punchers and Jack o’Lanterns!

We created an Autumn setting to photograph the final work- I love the result! I hope your Autumn Tree warms your homes and table tops as mine is doing at our home =)

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Impasto painting

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Impasto painting

What a messy day =))) You should have seen us getting all dirty and messed up with thick poster paint, applied thickly on cardboard using all sizes and types of spoons, as well as different sorts of plastic knives and forks!!

And of course, impasto cannot be done by not mentioning the grand name of the wonderful artist Vincent Van Gogh…our muse.

Have to go… got to clean the paint off the classroom table, floor and bathroom sink! =)

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Ġgantija Temples Collage

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Making a collage using a vast range of different types, textures and colours of paper to create the Ġgantija temples from plan view.

The children were surprised by the legend behind the Ġgantija temples… it goes that a giantess called Sansuna, who was on a diet of only broad beans, has built the temples whilst carrying her baby daughter on one arm- hence the Mother and Daughter temple (one of the temples is larger than the other.)

I am inspired by these legends and our beautiful pre-history as much as the children, which has led me to create one of my beloved art collections PRESTIGE…REVIVING THE PAST. If you are interested, you can visit my website on http://www.bernicebuhagiar.com or find me, Bernice Buhagiar on my Facebook page.

Now….check the children’s work out!!!

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A Dream in Ħaġar Qim

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Setting off on a journey of exploring the beautiful Maltese pre-history whilst relaxing to rhythmic music … Here is our first lesson through which we were inspired from the temples of Ħaġar Qim.

The children had a go at painting on newspaper, experimenting where to cover or where not to cover text, to hint out the conflict of prehsistoric and modern touch. Coffee, sea salt and sugar were added to the paints to add stone texture inspired by Morisot.

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Budding Artists exhibition at CapoTavola!

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The marvellous Art&Crafts exhibition feauturing selected artwork and crafts which the children have created during the past Summer has been launched last Wednesday 5th September at CapoTavola in Marsascala.

Please view our photos to savour the great moments with us!

All works are for sale, 50% in aid of Puttinu Cares and the exhibition will be on till end of October. Kindly visit CapoTavola on Facebook for more details about opening details.

 

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