Tag Archives: KIDS ART

Discovery Vehicles

If you were to go on a discovery nowadays, how would you travel, where would you go? A question I asked a group of 10 year olds in the local multicultural primary school, where I was teaching, training to become … Continue reading

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Be Like A Hedgehog

This is an early work made by an art monkey in our family, years ago. I am thinking of him, and if I could somehow send out a message, reach out to him now, to help clear his vision, I … Continue reading

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Reflector Kids Gallery

The Header. The project is now called Reflector Kids Gallery. It has given it direction. Reflector.com was already taken: A small newspaper from a small American town. While checking for names, I also came across this one. It made me … Continue reading

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Art Education | Vertical Gardens By 6-Year Olds

This week I also conducted a workshop with the youngest in school, 6 year olds. They were explained that we need more insects and flowers, but we have little space for flower fields in the city. Therefor we need to … Continue reading

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Funky Flying Creature To The Rescue

  One of the first results from a workshop I did at the Flevopark School in my neighborhood. Insects are in danger and we need to help them. By inventing new, hybrid species, we can do this. This funky flying … Continue reading

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Artist’s Toolbox | The Sewing Machine

My mother’s sewing machine, a wedding gift. I can’t believe I threw it out. My son made some beautiful pieces with it. Read about it in my post here

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Kids Art | Snow Storm by a 5-year old

As I am training to become an art teacher, I monitored a workshop by a classmate. In the classroom were works of art done by the children hanging on all walls and windows. This is the work done by a … Continue reading

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Megaphones

A composition of magazine paper rolls, done by a 10-yearsold pupil of the local school. It looks like a modern Léger, a message from a world where media are the new (industrial*) revolution. * a big theme in Leger’s work. … Continue reading

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Sunday t-shirt | Coma

An image called Coma. Like I said, a world flashed by when my nephew was fighting for his life after a motorcycle accident. He was in coma, and his luck tilted on the 5th day, after having suffered a 50/50 percent chance … Continue reading

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Outsiders avantgarde

For the first time, the Netherlands will have its own Outsider Art Museum, with world-class works of art by international outsider* artists. The Hermitage in Amsterdam is the museum to welcome the prodigies of this newly recognized group of creatives. I’m excited … Continue reading

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