Schools

Do you have an arts week coming up?

We will plan a bespoke art morning based on your school's topic or curriculum needs for that term. We can either work with one group of students all morning or split the morning into sessions with different groups. We can also come in over a few days if you would like us to work with the whole school (multiple booking discounts available). Alternatively, show your staff and governors just how creative you can be with a unique team building or INSET session! 

GO SKETCH teachers are art specialists and are fully insured and DBS checked. All art resources are supplied by us. All you need to do is supply a work space and away we go! 

To get a quote based on location, art activity, time and number of children, please contact us by clicking on the quote link below. Alternatively you can call Emma on 07717313651.

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We do travel so please contact us if you are outside of Bristol and we will aim to accommodate you. 

Graphic Novels!

Art Workshops for Schools

Graphic Novels!

This workshop will introduce you to the potential of the graphic novel and give you the opportunity to design
your own short comic. We'll take a look at some great examples of visual stories from comic fiction to hand painted diaries. You will then go on to create your own personal graphic tale to take home.

Taught by local artist Emma Burleigh

Drawing with light

Art for Children in Bristol and South West

Drawing with light

Learn the magic of how the first ever photograph was created. You'll learn every step of the process from mixing up chemicals through to painting up papers and printing your very own 'cyanotype' photographic print. The ancient process just requires iron, light, water and your imagination.

May the magic enfold!

Create your own Mural!

Fine Art Workshops for Children and Adults

Create Your Own Mural!

Come and work with a local artist to create a mural for your school or community centre!

The possibilities are endless! Contact us for more information.

Zendoodle

Go Sketch After School Art for Kids and Children

Zendoodle

Explore the beautiful art of many artists who use the Zendoodle technique. The Zendoodle technique involves creating intricate patterns with shapes to build an entire form. The method has proved to be very popular in recent years as it is very relaxing and highly addictive!

BIG ART

Holiday activities for children

BIG ART

This workshop is great for collaborative working skills and team building! Select a theme and work in a group to create a huge painting/collage/mixed media piece of art. These are created on big canvas' or pieces of wood depending on your preference.

You get to keep the piece of art to display in your school or workplace.

Cartooning

Birthday Parties for Children

Cartooning

Create your own cartoon character! We learn about frameworks to structure your drawing, how to draw feelings through expressions and explore the visual language of cartoons to bring your character to life.

Relief Printing

Birthday ideas for kids in Bristol

Relief Printing

There are so many things we can do with printing! Explore the world of relief printing using a variety of methods such as polystyrene tiles or lino printing. The possibilities are endless!

Sweet Textures

Birthday ideas for kids in Bristol

Sweet Textures

This workshop explores perspective and texture by ... yes you've guessed it.. drawing sweets! We first look at drawing the shapes to make them appear 3D and then look at different marks you can make to show the texture. And yes... (with your permission) they can eat the sweets at the end!

Manga

Birthday Parties for Children

Manga

This workshop explores the popular style of manga. Manga is a cartoon based drawing style that is used to
create graphic novels and comics in Japan. You can also see the style portrayed in many anime films such as 'Spirited Away' or 'Howl's Moving Castle'.

You will learn how to create your own Manga character in this popular workshop.

Clay

Birthday ideas for kids in Bristol

Clay

This is a great workshop if you have never worked with clay or have limited experience. We will learn handbuilding and joining techniques to create imaginative sculptures.

We will be using air-dry clay which you can then seal once dry. A messy and fun session for all!

Illusion Art

Birthday Parties for Children

Illusion Art

This workshop explores the world of optical art using line to create the impression that the image is in fact 3D! Children get to design and create their own piece of optical art! They can choose between a tunnel, 3d hand or a 3d ball. We can extend this for older children with more complicated illusions.

Under the Sea

Birthday ideas for kids in Bristol

Under the Sea

Explore the underwater world of Paul Klee. Discover items he placed in his work that look strange under the sea. We will then create our own underwater scene using a resist technique with pastels and watercolour.

Cityscapes

Art Workshops for Schools

Cityscapes

Come and explore the cities of the future! We will explore a range of perspective skills to make your buildings look 3D.

Collage

Birthday ideas for kids in Bristol

Collage

Learn to paint with paper in this enjoyable workshop. We will look at various collage artists based around a theme of your choice. After learning techniques and gaining inspiration from example pieces of art, you will create your own collage or you can make it a team building exercise by creating a huge collage in groups!

What's in a Face?

What's in a Face?

This workshop looks at the proportions of the face in order to create a portrait. We look at portraits drawn and painted by artists to gain inspiration. We also learn how to create different tones using a mixture of chalk, charcoal, pen and pencil.

Comics

Birthday ideas for kids in Bristol

Comics

This workshop explores the visual language of comics and comic strips. We will create our own cartoon character and then develop a simple comic strip that will have your readers rolling in laughter!

Musical Art

Birthday ideas for kids in Bristol

Musical Art

Learn about the fascinating world of Wassily Kandinsky! This artist claimed to be able to hear colours and see music! We will read a story about his life, look at his work and then create our own painting in response to music that is played.

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