Teacher Zone

Picasso painting

29

Dec2016
Pablo Picasso was like a bull, very strong willed, always looking for new challenges and never satisfied with his achievements. He had an insatiable appetite for creating new ideas and for loving the many women in his life. At the age of 5 he could draw brilliantly and by the time he was a teenager his paintings would not have looked out of place next to Rembrandt’s. By the ... Read More
29 Dec 2016Paul Priestley
Year 8 girls painting Van Gogh

29

Dec2016
Vincent Van Gogh is a brilliant artist to inspire children in primary school, a classic example of the starving artist struggling for recognition. Yet despite his tragic life, he never gave up in his quest to become a great painter and although he sold only one painting in his lifetime, he is now regarded as one of the great stars of the art world. There is much more to ... Read More
29 Dec 2016Paul Priestley
teachers

01

Aug2016
Having taught in secondary schools for many years before setting up my own art business, I have learnt a great deal about teaching art to children. Now my art business takes me into many primary schools where I meet a lot of art co-ordinators. Unlike their secondary school counterparts they have to teach many other subjects and in some case, may have little or no art training. This short article is ... Read More
01 Aug 2016Paul Priestley