• Subject : Art Appreciation
  • No. of Sessions : 4 (1 Cycle)
  • Time Schedule : 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Dates : 02 June 2009 | 09 June 2009 | 16 June 2009 | 23 June 2009 | 30 June 2009 | 07 July 2009 | 14 July 2009 | 21 July 2009 | 29 July 2009

  • Fee : AED 400 AED (1 Cycle) + 70 AED for material
  • Audience : 8 to 14 YO
  • Speaker/Instructor : James Matthews
  • Venue : ARTSAWA | ALQUOZ
  • Description:
    Papier Mache is an exciting, fun and versatile medium for the creation of art. It has limitless possibilities and is superb for the production of 3-dimensional pieces of art.
    Creating humorous and comical pieces of art based upon everyday objects from fruit and food to figures and animals.

    Session 1:
    -Introduction to Papier Mache
    -Look at examples of Papier Mache sculptures by other artists
    -Create designs & drawings (considering scale & color) and discuss ideas for papier mache sculpture
    Session 2:
    -Begin construction of papier mache sculpture
    -How to create form
    -Use other objects as moulds
    Session 3:
    -Construction of papier mache sculpture
    -Begin painting of the papier mache sculpture
    -Mixing and application of paint
    Session 4:
    -Painting papier mache sculpture
    -Finish papier mache sculpture

    James Matthews M.A. is an artist and art teacher currently working and living in the United Arab Emirates. He gained his Master of Fine Art Degree at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne and Bachelor Degree in Fine Art at the University of Hull, England. James has exhibited his work on a frequent basis in the United Kingdom and the U.A.E. He has taught art to all age groups from primary to adults in many prestigious UK schools and schools in the Emirates. He has won awards, prizes and commendations for his artwork. James is currently involved in producing his own work and work on commission for clients in the UAE. He has produced work for both public and private commissions.