Busylizzie Art part of Go Create team at Taunton Feast Festival this weekend…

All free creative printing activities provided by Liz, Jenny and Adam of Go Create Taunton at yesterday’s incredibly busy Feast Festival on Castle Green Taunton… Jenny and Liz cut vegetables for printing on backgrounds rolled with colourful inks whilst Adam encouraged visitors to paint in Perspex plates which he fed through his hand operated printing […]

Taunton Live Primary Art Workshops 2018…

Incredibly busy, productive day yesterday working on final outcomes at Oake, Bradford & Nynehead Primary yesterday. All children in the school have explored our theme, “When worlds Collide”. From Y1 – Y6, the children have looked, talked, explored, developed drawing skills and an understanding of materials and media…they have combined Lego characters with plants, fruit, […]

Taunton Live 2017 Schools’ Art

Looking back to July 12th-31st and a truly amazing exhibition of ¬†exciting, vibrant Primary School Art interpreting ¬†the theme of identity; Who am I? What do I like doing? What is important to me? So many questions with so many and varied responses – imprinted in clay, printed on fabric, t-shirts, kites, woven into wall-hangings […]

Does Taunton want another Taunton Live Performing and Creative Arts Festival?

The few days immediately following any large event feels flat for the organisers, as the energy expended during the preparation and staging of it begins to be noticed…and the aftermath of Taunton Live 2017 Arts Festival was no different for Jenny or Liz, its co-organisers. Then, when a week or so has passed, it begins […]

Busylizzie on the move…

It’s that time of year again! It’s the time when Busylizzie packs the car with different art materials almost every day and arrives at a different Taunton Deane primary school to inspire, engage, research, develop skills and help children to create their works of art. Take a look at the skills being developed: Clay tiles […]

Taunton Live 2017 Primary Schools’ Projects…

Taunton Live 2017 Primary Schools’ Projects meeting took place on March 21st and was attended by teacher representatives of 6 local primary schools. A reminder of Taunton Live 2016 and the Amazing Sock Extravaganza was part of the presentation which drew in the teachers to begin thinking about ‘Blowing in the Wind’… The Primary Projects […]

Busylizzie Art at Churchstanton Primary School…

Busylizzie was ‘at large’ last week with KS1 children at Churchstanton Primary School on the Blackdown Hills, helping them to look at abstract art and create their own canvases using acrylic paint of the first time. The concept of trying to capture feelings or emotions in colour and shape, with lines and the use of […]

Taunton Live Sock Extravaganza Exhibition is ready to go…

Workshops by me, Liz, of Busylizzie Art and Go Create Taunton, have taken over 600 children in ten Primary Schools,  on creative journeys under the umbrella theme of “Socks” between May 23rd and June 24th, 2016… Unconvinced, when the idea was first mooted by Chris Dart of CiCCiC, I sat down to doodle my first […]

Two foyers, one artist…

If you want to create a “wow” on entry, Liz of Busylizzie Art will transform your foyer with a hand-painted panel or a whole ‘all walls’ painting… Resources 4 Learning in Bridgwater, now have a wise-words wall, with  quotation from Dr Seuss: “The more that you read, the more you will know…the more things you […]

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…. […]