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Class of ’85 – Springfield Mini-School Reunion

Class of ’85 – Springfield Mini-School Reunion

Oh my gosh – Was it a fantastic, colourful Saturday afternoon in more ways than one, or what? Thank you Rose, Alison, Fiona, Judith and Anne-Claire. It was brilliant! The reunion project was to ‘paint & collage’ a cupcake and although some were a tad […]

Art Societies, Associations and Clubs in Cape Town

Art Societies, Associations and Clubs in Cape Town

Join an Art Group for Inspiration & Support If you’re a solo fine artist or creative, practicing your art all by yourself at home or in a studio, why not consider joining an art group? Why should I join a society, association or art club? […]

PROJECT: Stained Glass Paint Effect

PROJECT: Stained Glass Paint Effect

Another project for those who did not want to draw! – First they painted their entire canvas black. Masking tape was then applied in a graphic-like design, using straight lines to ‘mask off’ shapes on their canvas.      A ‘family of colours’ was found by […]

Catherine’s 12th Birthday Party

Catherine’s 12th Birthday Party

Catherine celebrated her 12th birthday with 6 friends at In The Zone. A fun Saturday afternoon was had by all while each painted their own ‘cat’ painting on a stretched canvas.    Everyone chose their own season (summer, winter, autumn or spring) and then decided […]

Art Team Building Prices

Art Team Building Prices

Art Team Building In The Zone specialises in small, intimate and very personal art team building events, in a beautiful, bright studio in Plumstead, Cape Town, however, In The Zone can also facilitate an art team building event at your offices. In The Zone facilitates and […]

Project: Doing the ‘Pollock’ at In The Zone

Project: Doing the ‘Pollock’ at In The Zone

Splashtastic! Our In The Zone evening artists wanted to ‘throw’ paint and go abstract crazy! So we encouraged them to do so. Step 1 Choosing a set of colours, the artists covered their entire canvas in paint and blended them. While the paint was still […]

School Holiday Workshops (July 2017)

School Holiday Workshops (July 2017)

Holiday ART madness! Lots of laughter! Paint everywhere! Crazy amounts of creativity! Check out some of the art which was done during our July school holiday workshops. Here are a few examples of the children’s work: Paint-a-Canvas Project Our little ‘Picassos’ drew and designed their […]

Win ‘Paint & Create’ Lessons at In The Zone

Win ‘Paint & Create’ Lessons at In The Zone

And the WINNER is …. Win! Win! Win! Our first In The Zone Competition! We are giving away a voucher for Acrylic-on-Canvas adult art lessons in a Facebook draw. What do I win? 4 x Free Acrylic-on-Canvas adult art lessons to the value of R700-00 […]

Are Interesting People More Creative or Creative People More Interesting?

Are Interesting People More Creative or Creative People More Interesting?

It’s a question that’s popped up in my mind recently and I’ve tried to figure it out. What attracts me to people? What makes them interesting? Usually it’s conversation around what they have done, where they have been, where they are going, what they have […]

I can’t draw!

I can’t draw!

Don’t be ridiculous, I can’t draw a stick figure! Yes you can and yes you did. Every child is born an artist. No child cowers from a paint brush or fears a wax crayon. They happily and eagerly express themselves with marks of colour, whether […]