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Thursday 14th July 2016

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The school year is drawing to and end, but the children are still eager to create art work (thankfully)
We made these Anne Wood horses today with years 3&6.
The sculpture project is part of an exhibition for the Milton Keynes fringe festival at the Cornerstone gallery in the City church.

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Monday 11th July 2016

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A round up of last weeks projects. Sculpture ideas for the 49 ways to change MK exhibition and a selection of the prayer flags we made a few weeks ago. Equality- Yoda included :)

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Friday 10th June 2016

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Yesterday was hot and busy. Creating 3D card models with years 5&6, weaving circles on a dull fence with years 3&4- don’t they look great!
I also helped Simon the handyman hang the big school quilt and that looks rather marvellous high up in the rafters. Hurray. Busy weekend now for Bucks Open Studios at the Cornerstone Gallery.

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Wednesday 25th May 2016

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We’ve had great fun on this machine embroidery 5 week course that ended today. A real variety of themes and styles of work. Looking through my photos I failed to take some which is annoying, but this is a taster. They will all be finished by the end of June won’t the ladies!?

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Thursday 19th May 2016

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Great class with year6, inspired by Paul Klee……creating 3D sculpture eventually……love the fish!

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Thursday 5th May 2016

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Working with Year6 on some posters for a French cafe project, they did really well. Will take more photos when it’s up after SATS!

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Thursday 28th April 2016

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A few weeks ago we painted some colour wheels only using the 3 primary colours. They looked great and I didn’t want them to go to waste so today we made dream catchers. They made paper beads today and threaded the wool. The children were so happy at the thoughts that their bad dreams would be caught. Sweet dreams all xx

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Monday 25th April 2016

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Fabulous projects starting tonight in the City&Guilds course.

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Monday 25th April 2016

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Fabulous projects starting tonight in the City&Guilds course.

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Thursday 14th April 2016

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Fabulous colour wheels today, worked really well. Tone and shade this afternoon- fingers crossed!

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Thursday 24th March 2016

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Another busy day at school. Weaving Easter eggs and stitching our houses. I love my Easter card too, sweet!

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Thursday 25th February 2016

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A different collection of work today. More acetate animals for the windows this morning and some exciting books where the characters ‘jump’ out of the books! Great day, now home for a birthday tea thank you very much! :)

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Thursday 11th February 2016

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Another busy day at school, last nights flash of inspiration worked well, the children were very keen to swap their artwork to make a collage. The faux windows looked great, I’ve still got around 60 to put up and I’m sure we will be making more another time. Cup of tea needed now please!

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Friday 5th February 2016

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Weddings @ Arts Central - four very talented creative ladies have set up at a wedding fair in Central Milton Keynes! Lovely bespoke made to order stationary, gifts and Crafty Hen Parties.

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Thursday 4th February 2016

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A new venture this year, working in a school with a whole class at a time on smaller projects. Really good morning spent with 7-8 year olds, sharpie pens and some gluey paint! We are making faux stained glass windows.

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Monday 1st February 2016

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Printing tonight with my C&G’s group, they did have fun!

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Friday 29th January 2016

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Stitching wedding hearts.

Getting stock ready for my first Wedding Fair next week in CMK.
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This weeks stitching.....

Friday 29th January 2016
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