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Muizenberg Open Studios: Charlotte Corbett

Muizenberg Open Studios: Charlotte Corbett

On the 8th of October, In The Zone spent a lovely morning taking a walk down the tranquil Palmer Street in Muizenberg. Artists in the area had opened their homes to show case their beautiful artworks. It was a truly a lovely experience not only […]

Blue Planet – Muizenberg

Blue Planet – Muizenberg

After spending a delightful morning/afternoon at the Muizenberg Art Festival (Oct 2017), we were on the way home and quickly popped in at the Blue Planet Fine Art studio. Oh My Gosh! It was a creative fest of note! I was bombarded with wild imaginations, […]

Calling all Art Teachers!

Calling all Art Teachers!

Teaching is one of the most wonderful and rewarding professions. The minute that a student looks up at you with wide-sparkly-eyes because they’re having a light-bulb moment, or cherishing the thought they’ve accomplished the impossible because of you, then it makes us, the teacher, all […]

Workshop: Skyline Sparkles

Workshop: Skyline Sparkles

Day 4 – In The Zone was back at Hout Bay International School for a week long creative workshop with junior school learners. Today’s project was an acrylic-on-canvas painting of skylines and sparkles. Before the sparkly magic exploded across their skies, our little Picasso’s painted […]

Workshop: The Magic Box

Workshop: The Magic Box

Day 3 – In The Zone was back at HBIS with their ‘Magic Box’ project. The learners got to choose a box and then a crazy 3D creature (a crab, a fish, a tarantula spider, or butterflies). Once they had chosen both, they were then […]

Workshop: Hands & Feet Portrait

Workshop: Hands & Feet Portrait

Day 2 – In The Zone was back at HBIS for our school holiday ‘Paint & Create’ workshops and today, the learners painted a large stretched canvas portrait. After a quick demonstration on ‘foreshortening, the learners traced their shoes and were made aware of interesting […]

Workshop: Make Your Own Boardgame

Workshop: Make Your Own Boardgame

Day 1 – In The Zone hosted their “Paint & Create” workshops at HBIS during the September school holidays. The learners created their own Noughts & Crosses boardgame, but with a twist. Instead of O and X’s, each learner chose their own opposites. We had […]

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 […]