Weekend Challenge – Song Lyrics.

Welcome to the wonderful results of our latest weekend challenge all about illustrating song lyrics. This challenge was thanks to Beckie Andrews who created this beautiful illustration below celebrating the song by Ocean Colour Scene – Travellers Tune.

Also special mention to Mila who has illustrated her own music video. She created the video and music and sang too. Scroll to see the artwork and video below – both amazing!!

We know that our students have thoroughly enjoyed this weekends challenge. You can see by the results what a beautiful and ingenious array of artwork it has produced. It definitely sparked lots of chat on our facebook group about it. If you aren’t already a member, pop over and join, we would love to have you on board. Facebook Group

Stay tuned for our next challenge coming tomorrow!

A traveller, stood on the road past the gate, thinking if he could swim he’d find a boat to sail to his favourite coast, sailing through suns and moons, singing his favourite tune…. inspired by Ocean Colour Scene, Traveller’s Tune.
Beckie Andrews
Here is my pastel drawing of a panther from my music video Animal Touch (by Almira). It is about many sides to human personalities! Human – Superficial – Wise – Animal. Can you find these among the pictures? Which one do you choose to be today?  I produced this music & video myself, so we can consider it one of the mediums I use as an artist 😉
I know that it doesn’t literally show a song, but I think that everybody looking at Her are able to sing all the songs of the movie in their mind.
Linda Carlushi
My weekend challenge! : “Old McDonald” (though I realised after I had written the lyrics in pen that I had missed an ‘E, I, E, I, O” in the middle!! Watercolours and overlayed in pen.
Georgia Martin
This has been great for me as I have been thinking about attempting my first assignment on my Illustration course!  Which is illustrate a  couple of lines from a song and I love   ” Happy”  from minions theme!
Pauline Burke
For Weekend Art Challenge I have chosen Lyrics from lively Slovak folk song called, Cherry, cherry, cherry.“
Translation of the text:
Cherry, cherry, cherry,
I have spilled you out during the way.
Who is going to find you and that is going to pick you up,
I have had a man yesterday. 
Petra Trokanová
Vera Lynne, we will meet again.
Sheila Brown 
It is Figaro/Barber of Seville (Rossini): https://lyricstranslate.com/en/figaro-figaro.html-1   
Ready to do everything, night and day / I turn near and around.
Best place for a barber, / a more noble life, no, can’t be given…
..Razors and brushes  Lames and scissors / at my command  everything’s here…
..Everyone asks for me, everyone wants me,/ Women, guys, old men, girls:
Here the wig… fast, the beard…/Here the sanguine … Fast, the ticket…
Luiza Varovici 
“Yellow Submarine” is not really my favorite song, but it is so famous, I just had to illustrate it. And I had a lot of fun 🙂
The song I chose for the weekend challenge is “Picked A Strawberry”. I used GIMP to create both the picture of the strawberries and the words of the lyrics.
Spring Dawn
The song I chose for the weekend challenge is “Picked A Strawberry”. I used GIMP to create both the picture of the strawberries and the words of the lyrics.
Helen Acosta
The swing:This was the nostalgic song which attracted me when I was eight years old.
My collage was influenced by a fun song by The Beatles. Can you guess it?
Nina Phillips
Song that my father used to sing – I think it may have derived from the scouting movement…?
Audrey Quinton
Seren Gwawr
Weekend challenge: actually did this for part of my first assignment in the illustration course. I used procreate on my iPad. It is based on a line from “Firework” by Katie Perry;
Baby, you’re a firework, Come on, let your colors burst. Make ’em go, “ah, ah, ah” You’re gonna leave them all in awe, awe, awe.
Connie Hohman Berry
My contribution to this week’s challenge: Love Story – Andy Williams version
Acrylic on canvas.
Little man
As you climb upon my knee
The whole future lies in thee
Little man” – Tom Waits (not originally)
Tony Burger
‘Who can you trust,
when everything you touch turns to gold?’
Justė Olsevičiūtė
Eurovision! My ‘swinging’ rendition, just for fun, of the UK’s winning entry for 1967 – a pencil-y Puppet On A String.
Julie Smalley
This cleverly covers two song lyrics – the upper part is “Diamonds and Rust” by Joan Baez and the upside down part is “Visions of Johanna” by Bob Dylan.
Disclaimer: this is an old piece, and took me considerably longer than one weekend.
Astrid Nielsch
Colored pencils. Melanie Martinez, “Soap”
Chelsi Nicole
Song lyric challenge … I did these 42 years ago! Both signed by the great man himself (Don Maclean, not Vincent Van Gogh!)
Gill Barratt
My weekend challenge, my son been singing this song for days so I thought it’s a perfect opportunity to illustrate little bird for him.
Elena Statham
Velvet Underground – Songtext Challenge
Josefine Georgine‎
Weekend Challenge – song lyrics
Kirstie Baker
Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny…
Ethne Dian

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