KS4 and KS5 Students Studying Art and Photography Courses

We would like to invite all KS4 and KS5 students studying Art and Photography courses to open a Pinterest account to use within school. This is a wonderful social media site in the form of a visual pin board where images can be shared between users. PS025 Pinterest Letter 2017

A Level Photography Trip to London

The train strike didn’t stop the intrepid Photography A Level students from journeying up to London for our annual trip. This year we began at the National Portrait Gallery in order to see the fantastic William Egglestone exhibition. Egglestone is celebrated for his experimental use of colour in his vivid, poetic and mysterious images depicting […]

Artwork of the Week #11

The Starry Night (1889) Vincent van Gogh In 1889, inspired by a famous astronomical drawing that had been circulating in Europe for four decades, Vincent van Gogh painted ‘The Starry Night’. He created the painting while staying at the asylum into which he had voluntarily checked himself after mutilating his own ear. This short animation […]

Artwork of the Week #10 – The Mona Lisa

‘The Mona Lisa’ was started by Leonardo Da Vinci in Italy around 1503. The original Italian name given to the painting was ‘La Giaconda’ after the woman it is said to represent. ‘The Mona Lisa’ is best known for her enigmatic smile, which is more noticeable when looking at the woman’s eyes, and fades as […]