Sheila from Leixlip Library has a lovely craft for us today which would make an excellent Mother’s Day gift. To make Sheila's craft jar of Hugs and Hearts, you will need: A clean jam jarColoured cardA flowered servietteScissorsGlueA paint brushSome twineSome shredded tissue Paint some glue on the jar. Tear up pieces of the serviette… Continue reading Mother’s Day Craft : Jar of Hugs and Hearts.
by Craig, Naas Library Today I’m going to be doing some Rock Painting with you, and turning a plain old rock from the garden, into a colourful Ladybird. Rock Painting can be fun for any age group and is something creative that you can do together as a family. First you need to gather your… Continue reading Art & Craft – Rock Painting
Craft by Sheila, Leixlip Library Today I thought we could make some finger puppets! I have chosen a sheep and a lion. Maybe after you can have fun doing a puppet show. What you will need to make the puppets: Felt in a few colours. I’ve used dark brown, black, toffee colour and white. Card… Continue reading Felt Finger Puppets
Craft by Sheila, Leixlip library You could hang this wreath up for your birthday party or just to brighten up the house. It’s a simple craft and fun to make. What you will need : A wire hanger or a florist wire wreath, Scissors andDifferent colours of crepe paper Cut stripes of crepe paper about… Continue reading Party Wreath Craft
I am going to run through my drawing process with you, which I hope will help you to improve your pencil drawing skills. I am concentrating on portraits here, but you are welcome to adapt this advice to any subject you think it could apply to. I will be assuming a basic knowledge of art… Continue reading Perfecting Portraits in Pencil