Francoise Nielly

Artist Francoise Nielly is a portrait painter who uses a knife instead of a paint brush. Francoise Nielly’s artworks are vibrant, vivid and striking portraits of very famous people. Even though Nielly’s technique is to use a knife to make her paintings, the faces are still very intricate and detailed. Who is Francoise Nielly? Francoise […]

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Ian Murphy

Artist Ian Murphy creates drawings, paintings, prints and mixed-media pieces inspired by architecture and different textures. As well as using his sketchbook to draw and think about his ideas, he makes large-scale work and uses lots of materials to create distressed surfaces that he paints and draws over the top of. Ian Murphy is a […]

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Sarah Graham

Artist Sarah Graham creates bright and colourful paintings of food that could be described as ‘still life’, however many of her paintings focus on wrappers, sweets and desserts. Sarah Graham is a British painter, born in 1977. Her artwork is often painted on a large scale using oil paint, giving her beautiful paintings a rich, […]

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Useful Websites for Art Teachers

Are you looking for websites full of art ideas, lessons or activities? Great news… I am putting together an extensive list of excellent websites that have a full range of materials and resources for teaching and making art. Whether you are teaching at home (home-learning our school is calling it) or teaching art from home […]

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K├Ąthe Kollwitz

K├Ąthe Kollwitz was a German artist who focused on creating portraits of working class women, as well as making a lot of self-portraits. Through her compositions, and her use of materials and tones, K├Ąthe Kollwitz was able to show the struggles and pains that her subjects were living through. At the time K├Ąthe Kollwitz was […]

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