Going to try something new with Yr 5 this week, not sure it will work, but here goes! Part1

September 17, 2017

I absolutely love this book by John Plowman. It is so inspiring and uses everyday materials to make stunning creations. The challenge I have is delivering this to a class of 21 plus. What I have done initially is get my 9 year old nephew, George, to make [ more]

‘Teach Your Class To Draw’ Lesson 2: Observational Drawing

September 17, 2017

I have just taught Year 4 observational drawing,  using the video ( from Teach Your Class to Draw. Lesson 2 takes the geometric shape circle and shows pupils how to change that into a sphere and then an apple. In lesson 1 pupils practised drawing a cube, cylinder and sphere. For [ more]

Drawing two objects

April 26, 2017

Drawing two objects next to each other will make children think about size and proportion. For differentiation you could have two simple objects near each other or touching for a more challenging experience. The best way to help children is let them draw the objects first and then talk about how they can improve the drawing. Then [ more]

Teaching Art without any training in art.

April 26, 2017

Teaching Art without any art training can be daunting but not impossible. The important thing is to have intent and a growth mindset. Children are ready to learn to draw at Year 4 / 5 and if you just provide them with drawing materials, still-life objects and lots of praise [ more]

More Colouring for Adults

July 1, 2015

We are getting a good response from our focus group and should have some sample images to post soon. Meanwhile, here is a taster of a  second book in the adult Colouring Sketchbook series ,which we are working on and hope will be released at the same time as the first [ more]

Waitrose Weekend Magazine

May 6, 2015

Julie was interviewed in the recent issue of Waitrose Weekend Magazine for an article about the new Julie Angel & Co.,  COLOURING SKETCHBOOK  for adults. The image shows Julie colouring in with her dog Rupert! The mixer is one of the coloured examples featured in the new book.

Anti -stress 'Colouring Sketchbook ' for adults

January 12, 2015

Introducing our brand new Colouring Sketchbooks for adults which will be completed soon. We are designing our latest colouring book for adults in direct response to the growing  colouring - in trend for adults which research has shown to be a great anti-stress buster. Develop a brand new hobby and find a [ more]

I Love Colouring

September 5, 2014

The first of our new series of children's colouring books for age 3+ There are 6 books in the range I love COLOURING ALL THINGS I love COLOURING ANIMALS I love COLOURING FOOD I love COLOURING NATURE I love COLOURING WHEELS