Tick-tock croc’ completes library wall-art…

Finally, after just over 30 hours of painting, the walls of the newly located school library at Hamp Academy, Bridgwater, are complete. Chosen by the children, classic and modern fiction books are standing up or lying flopped open to reveal their characters and settings, along with a significant quotation or famous ‘line’ from their pages…. […]

Busylizzie Art teaching trainee teachers…

Busylizzie Art provided a day of Art Skills training for trainee primary school teachers yesterday and it was hands on all day – compiling a sketchbook of notes and practical activities, adding to it their own examples from the practical activities…. These soon-to-be teachers learned about the progression of skills necessary to develop confident artists […]

Peter Pan joins Alice, The Witches, Harry Potter & Co in the Library at Hamp Academy…

Day three of painting in the newly refurbished library at Hamp Academy, Bridgwater, has seen the appearance of more characters from the books above the shelves along with the children’s favourite quotes….   Peter Pan and a friendly looking dinosaur/dragon have joined the likes of Alice, The Gruffalo, and the Witches, emerging from the ‘books’ around […]

Stars for Stand Against Violence Constellation Project…

  Monday sees the start of two weeks of workshops in Taunton Primary schools facilitated by Liz of Busylizzie Art, under the umbrella of Go Create Taunton…      Children of Y5 &6 will be introduced to the Taunton based charity, Stand Against Violence (SAV) which was set up almost 10 years ago after the tragic death […]

Day Two in the Library at Hamp Academy….

Despite the fact that the traffic through North  Petherton slowed down my start by about 40 minutes, as soon as I had set up my table, I was able to continue with the ‘Alice’ scene…. Cupcakes and a fully iced cake that would warrant a place on “The Great British Bake-off” were soon added, along […]

Hamp Academy Library – update day 1

An early start enabled me to spend almost 11 hours today on day 1 of the library project… A shelf and a variety of books were painted first,       followed by several open books and then began the fun! Adding the characters and then the favourite quotes from the children…. First book was Alice in […]