Tag: school holiday workshops

Holiday Workshop – Day 2: Making a Dreamcatcher

Holiday Workshop – Day 2: Making a Dreamcatcher

Day 2 – In The Zone’s school holiday workshops had the children making their very own dream catcher. It certainly had them concentrating as they skillfully wound wool around a wooden circle, weaved their webs with string and knotted beads on their many strings of…

Holiday Workshop – Day 1: Safari Painting

Holiday Workshop – Day 1: Safari Painting

In The Zone started their April school holiday programme with a safari-inspired acrylics-on-canvas painting. Each child got an A3 stretched canvas, a bunch of plastic wild animals to choose from, pencils, paper and very inter-active discussion about wild animals. After drawing their lion, giraffe, bat,…

In the Zone at the Constantia Gift Fair

In the Zone at the Constantia Gift Fair

In the Zone bought a stall at the Constantia Gift Fair to market our new business. With the help of friends with trucks, and others with muscle, we managed to move our studio to the site.  We hoisted furniture up and down stairs, packed and…

Quality Time is Painting Time!

Quality Time is Painting Time!

Charlie (7) was out from England and Teresa, her godmother, wanted them to do something special and memorable together. They chose In The Zone for a ‘quality-time’ painting session. To make it even more special, we decided a Picasso-inspired portrait would be loads of fun. They…

Leah’s Birthday Party

Leah’s Birthday Party

Leah and 8 of her friends celebrated her ninth birthday with a painting party at In The Zone in Plumstead. Her chosen theme was animals. To avoid everyone painting the same animal, we asked the girls to think of unusual animals. To help them along,…

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…