Category: Weekend Art Challenge

Come and join in with us on our Weekend Art Challenge – free for all of our students. We post on a Thursday, results the following Friday, artwork shown on our blog. Different theme every week and open to all students and all abilities. Post on our main Facebook group and take part in a happy and lovely safe environment with likeminded people.

Weekend Art Challenge – Halloween 2021

This weekends art challenge is all about Halloween. It’s that time of year again! You can create a scary painting or drawing using your wild imaginations, or perhaps choose to do something a little more traditional with a still life…

Weekend Art Challenge – Indoor Sports

What an absolutely fantastic idea for a challenge. Thank you to Latha Bhaduri Prabakar for suggesting the theme for us this week – Indoor Sports! Latha has created the artwork below of a hula hoop lady and it’s full of…

Weekend Art Challenge – Indoor Sports

Student Latha Bhaduri Prabakar suggested that we challenge our students to the theme of sports and this week we have narrowed it down to ‘indoor Sports’. This can cover a wide range of sports, including gymnastics, indoor basketball, tennis, badminton,…

Weekend Art Challenge – Egypt

Welcome to this weekends art challenge, all about Egypt. We asked our students to research Egypt and find out about the country, their culture and landscape. We then asked them to create a piece of artwork from what they had…

Weekend Art Challenge – Egypt

Student Thakur Balbeer Singh suggested that we have a set of challenges based on places around the world. Kind of like a world tour! We thought it was great idea and a good chance to for our students to not…

Weekend Art Challenge – Letter J

Welcome to our most recent weekend art challenge where we invited our students to draw or paint something beginning with the letter J. Our feature image this week is by student Lowri Tolman who painted the various types of Jays…

Weekend Art Challenge – Alphabet Challenge J

Welcome to our Alphabet Challenge. This month it is the letter J! For those students who are new to the alphabet challenge, we have a new letter of the alphabet each month and students can draw or paint anything as…

Weekend Art Challenge – Childhood Memories

Welcome to the results of the weekend art challenge all about Childhood Memories. We asked our students to cast their minds back to when they were a child and illustrate a memory or feeling from that time. Not an easy…

Weekend Art Challenge – Childhood Memories

Student Dora Birgis came up with the idea of illustrating, drawing or painting memories from our childhood. This challenge might make your ponder for a while, in not only what you will portray but how you will create it. A…

Weekend Art Challenge – Pastel Colours

Welcome to our latest challenge where we asked our students to complete a piece of artwork using pastel colours. Students could choose any subject and any medium. We received some really lovely ideas and creative artwork this week. Our featured…

Weekend Art Challenge – Pastel Colours

Welcome to our Colour Challenge. This month we are setting our students a new colour challenge and it is a little more open than other months. We challenge you to draw or paint anything using only Pastel colours. These colours…

Weekend Art Challenge – Draw with Non Dominant Hand

Welcome to the results from this weekends art challenge. It was quite a tricky one this week. We asked our students to draw something using their non dominant hand. So if students were left handed, draw with the right and…

Weekend Art Challenge – Draw with your non dominant hand

Students Rachel Pesterfield and Priscilla Hocking both suggested that students are challenged to drawing a picture with their non dominant hand. We felt this was a great idea as often using your non-dominant hand to draw something either from a…

Weekend Art Challenge – Letter i

Welcome to this weekends results for our art challenge all centred around the letter i. We have received some beautiful results this week and our featured image is by student Nina Phillips. Her ice skates are absolutely wonderful, so spangly…

Weekend Art Challenge – Alphabet Challenge I

Welcome to our latest Alphabet Challenge. This month we are working with the letter I. It’s a tricky one this time – unless you are a huge fan of Apple and you have a collection of iPhones, iPads or iPods…

Weekend Art Challenge – Iceland!

Welcome to the results of our weekend challenge all about Iceland. This challenge was a lovely one, to learn about and different country and culture and explore the scenery and animals. Puffins feature beautifully, we have a gorgeous Arctic fox,…

Weekend Art Challenge – Iceland

Student Thakur Balbeer Singh suggested that we have a set of challenges based on places around the world. Kind of like a world tour! We thought it was great idea and a good chance to for our students to not…

Weekend Art Challenge – Green!

Welcome to the results of the latest art challenge where we set out students the task of creating a painting or coloured drawing using only greens. We had some amazing feedback about this challenge on our facebook group. Green seems…

Weekend Art Challenge – Colour Challenge

Welcome to our Colour Challenge. This month the challenge is to paint or draw anything with two shades of green and everything else green in between! Sounds easy? We understand that there can be other minor colours within the artwork,…

Weekend Art Challenge

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge where we set our students the task of painting with watercolour. They could paint any subject or object, just as long as they splashed paint on paper and had fun. We have received…

Weekend Art Challenge – Watercolour

Student Justė Olsevičiūtė has suggested that we challenged students to use one specific medium for a weekend challenge. So this weekend we would like students to only use watercolour. The theme can be anything you would like to paint, however…

Weekend Art Challenge – Letter H

Welcome to the results of our latest weekend art challenge. This week we asked our students to come up with a piece of art on a subject or object beginning with the letter H. Our feature image today is by…

Weekend Art Challenge – Alphabet Challenge H

This months Alphabet Challenge is H! We challenge our students to draw or paint anything beginning with that letter. Its a pretty easy one this month, there are lots of choices including hedgehogs, horses, hens, helicopters, hearts, houses, hoover, hairbrush,…

Weekend Art Challenge – Black

Welcome to this weekends art challenge where we asked our students to come up with artwork on the theme of the colour Black. Not an easy challenge – one to make you think! We have received some ingenuous pieces of…

Weekend Art Challenge – The Colour Challenge

Welcome to our Colour Challenge. Every month we provide a new colour challenge whereby students can draw or paint anything they would like, as long as it is within those colours. This month it is a little different, as suggested…

Weekend Art Challenge – Creepy Crawlies!

Welcome to the scariest blog post we have had for a while… read on if you dare! We asked our students this week to create artwork on the theme of Creepy Crawlies. If you scroll down the page, you will…

Weekend Art Challenge – Creepy Crawlies

Student Nina Phillips has chosen this weeks art challenge for us. And we are a little scared! It’s the theme of Creepy Crawlies. Students can draw or paint any kind of creepy crawly, they can zoom in to say the…

Weekend Art Challenge – Japan!

Welcome to this weeks results of the art challenge we set our students at the weekend. The theme this week was to draw or paint anything on the theme of Japan. We didn’t realise how pretty the artwork would be,…

Weekend Art Challenge – Japan

Student Thakur Balbeer Singh suggested that we have a set of challenges based on places around the world. Kind of like a world tour! We thought it was great idea and a good chance to for our students to not…

Weekend Art Challenge – Letter G

Welcome to this weekends art challenge results which are inspired by the letter G. We set the task for our students to come up with an object or subject to create a piece of artwork, showing that it is obviously…

Weekend Art Challenge – Alphabet Challenge G

Welcome to our Alphabet Challenge. Every month we have a new letter of the alphabet and students can draw or paint anything as long as it is beginning with that letter. Students need to get creative this month with anything…

Weekend Art Challenge – Mythical Creatures

Welcome to the results for this weekends art challenge. Our theme this week was for students to draw or paint a mythical creature of their choice and we posted a few ideas for them on our challenge page. We have…

Weekend Art Challenge – Mythical Creatures

Student Beckie Andrews has chosen this weeks theme for our weekend challenge. Magical or Mythical Creatures! We have scoured the internet and have only come up with one photo of a unicorn pictured below. So we feel that students are…

Weekend Art Challenge – Sepia

Welcome to the results of our latest weekend art challenge where we asked our students to create artwork only using sepia colours. This was a pretty challenging, challenge! It’s not easy to create artwork using only brown tones, whilst still…

Weekend Art Challenge – The Colour Challenge

Welcome to our Colour Challenge. Every month we provide a new colour challenge whereby students can draw or paint anything they would like, as long as it is within those colours. This month it is ‘Sepia’! If you are unsure…

Weekend Art Challenge – Water Sports

Welcome to our weekend art challenge where we asked our students to create a painting, drawing or collage on the theme of water sports! We have received some spectacular artwork this week along with such happy and playful pieces too….

Weekend Art Challenge – Water Sports

Our latest challenge was devised by student Latha Bhaduri Prabakar and we loved the idea of a sports theme for our weekend challenge. To make it a little more challenging, we have narrowed it down a little more to Water…

Weekend Art Challenge – Letter F

Welcome to the results for this weekend art challenge. So many wonderful pieces of artwork and so many variations on the theme. Our featured image this week is by Student Eve Warren – we love the idea of turning Fingerprints…

Weekend Art Challenge – Alphabet Challenge F

Every month we have an Alphabet challenge and this month it is the turn of letter ‘F’. Students are challenged to draw or paint anything, as long as it begins with the letter F.. Why not try to illustrate a…

Weekend Art Challenge – The Colour Challenge

Welcome to our Colour Challenge. Every month we provide a new colour challenge whereby students can draw or paint anything they would like, as long as it is within those colours. This month it is ‘Blue and White’! These two…

Weekend Art Challenge – Mermay

Welcome to the Mermay results of this weeks art challenge. WOW! They are all absolutely wonderful and we are so thrilled to see them. So many variations in medium and style! Our feature image is by student Nina Colva who…

Weekend Art Challenge – Mermay

What is Mermay? MerMay is a month-long celebration of creativity, community and above all… MERMAIDS.Every day in May people are drawing mermaids or subjects around the mermaid theme and so this week we thought it would be great to follow…

Weekend Art Challenge

Welcome to our weekend art challenge results for our Peace and Quiet challenge. We have been very relaxed this week watching all of the lovely peaceful artwork appear on our facebook group and in our inbox. Some very beautiful and…

Weekend Art Challenge – Shhh! Peace & Quiet

Welcome to this weeks challenge and it is ‘Oh so quiet’….! We would like you to try to capture the theme of peace and quiet. Not an easy challenge, so we are looking forward to seeing what you all come…

Weekend Art Challenge – E

Welcome to our weekend art challenge results with things and subjects all beginning with the letter E! We have had some very Elegant Elephants…and some Eggcelent Eggs! So many stunning paintings and drawings this week. Well done especially to our…

Weekend Art Challenge – Alphabet Challenge E

Welcome to our Alphabet Challenge. Every month we will have a new letter of the alphabet and students can draw or paint anything as long as it is beginning with that letter. This month its the turn of ‘E’. Think…

Weekend Art Challenge – Ireland

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge results. This week we asked our students to paint or draw anything on the theme of Ireland. We have received some amazing paintings this week, incredible in fact. Student Bhawna Sinha’s landscape artwork…

Weekend Art Challenge – Ireland

Student Thakur Balbeer Singh suggested that we have a set of challenges based on places around the world. Kind of like a world tour! We thought it was great idea and a good chance to for our students to not…

Weekend Art Challenge – Orange & Green

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge which this month was one of our colour theme challenges. This month it was – create a painting using the colours Orange & Green, keeping as close to those two colours as possible….

Weekend Art Challenge – The Colour Challenge

Welcome to our Colour Challenge. Every month we provide a new colour challenge whereby students can draw or paint anything they would like, as long as it is within those colours. This month it is ‘Orange and Green’! These two…

Weekend Art Challenge – Abstract Portraits

Welcome to the amazing results of our latest art challenge. We are absolutely delighted with the response to this weeks theme. We were not expecting students to accompany photos of themselves with their abstract portraits, however It was so wonderful…

Weekend Challenge – Abstract Self Portrait

Welcome to this weeks art challenge! A lot of creativity is required for this one! We would like for you to create an abstract self portrait. Whther you take a selfie first and work from that or draw or paint…

Weekend Art Challenge

Welcome to our weekend challenge results for our theme – Holiday / Vacation! This has evoked some wonderful memories of holidays that students once took – and will of course again soon. We can see that there have been many…

Weekend Art Challenge – Favourite Holiday

Student Elizabeth Robinson has chosen the theme for this weeks art challenge. It is to remember back to your favourite holiday and try to illustrate it, whether it was from a few years ago, or perhaps one that you remember…

Weekend Art Challenge – Letter D

Welcome to our weekend art challenge, all centred around the letter D. We challenged our students to draw or paint any subject or object starting with the letter D. We have had some amazing submissions which you can see below….

Weekend Art Challenge – Alphabet Challenge D

Welcome to our latest Alphabet Challenge. If you have been following our blog for a while, you will know that once a month we set our students an alphabet challenge whereby they can draw or paint anything beginning with a…

Weekend Art Challenge – Home Inside & Out!

Welcome to the results of our weekend challenge – your home, inside or out. We feel that this has enabled us to get to know our students a little more. To be able to see views from kitchen windows, back…

Weekend Art Challenge – Your Home – Inside or outside

Welcome to our latest art challenge all about ‘home’. Let us know what home means to you in picture form. You might like to paint or draw the outside of your house, perhaps there is a a special place inside…

Weekend Art Challenge – Purple & Yellow!

Welcome to the results of this weekends art challenge where the theme was to paint or create artwork on the theme of Purple and Yellow. We have received some amazing pieces of artwork this week and such happy spring like…

Weekend Art Challenge – The Colour Challenge

Welcome to our Colour Challenge. Each month we provide a new colour challenge whereby students can draw or paint anything they would like, as long as it is within those colours. This month it is ‘Yellow and Purple’! We understand…

Weekend Art Challenge – Family

Welcome to this weeks results from the art challenge – Family. It stirred plenty of emotions this week and I think you will see from the images below we have some wonderful family paintings and drawings to view. Also some…

Weekend Art Challenge – Family

Welcome to our latest challenge and this weeks theme is ‘Family’. What does family mean to you? Try to convey this on paper or canvas – or digitally. In any form. Let us know why you have created the artwork…

Weekend Art Challenge – Letter C

Welcome to our weekend challenge results from the Alphabet Letter C Challenge. What a challenge! We have received a phenomenal amount of pieces of artwork and we really hope that you enjoy viewing them all below. Our feature images this…

Weekend Art Challenge – Alphabet Challenge C

Welcome to our Alphabet Challenge. Every month we will have a new letter of the alphabet and students can draw or paint anything as long as it is beginning with that letter. Students need to get creative with anything beginning…

Weekend Art Challenge – Under The Sea

Welcome to our latest weekend art challenge – Under the sea. What a colourful challenge this has turned out to be. We absolutely love all of the artwork created this weekend, so much work has gone into them,, everyone should…

Weekend Art Challenge – Under the Sea

This challenge has been suggested by student Maria Moon. We love this idea and we hope that the photos below prove to be a good source of inspiration to you all. Draw or paint anything that lives under the sea…

Weekend Art Challenge – Red & Black

Welcome to our weekend art challenge which was based on the theme of the colours Red and Black. We set the students the task to try to create artwork only using the colours red and black. There can be other…

Weekend Art Challenge – The Colour Challenge

Welcome to our Colour Challenge. Each month we provide a new colour challenge whereby students can draw or paint anything they would like, as long as it is within those colours. This month it is ‘red and black’! We understand…

Weekend Art Challenge – Australia

Welcome to our weekend challenge all about ‘Australia’. Thank you to Thakur Balbeer Singh who suggested we have a set of challenges all about travelling the world and so we started with Australia. You can see Thakur watercolour painting of a…

Weekend Art Challenge – Australia

Student Thakur Balbeer Singh suggested that we have a set of challenges based on places around the world. Kind of like a world tour! We thought it was great idea and a good chance to for our students to, not…

Weekend Challenge – The Alphabet Challenge – B

Welcome to this months Alphabet Challenge for the letter B. You can see how much fun our students have had this weekend and what great challenges these are turning out to B! 🙂 Our feature image is shared by Sarah…

Weekend Art Challenge – Macro

Welcome to the results of this weekend’s art challenge – Macro. Some fantastic results from our students this week. We think everyone enjoyed looking at objects up close. We love the Dragonfruit painting by Lisa Emls below, very bold, bright,…

Weekend Art Challenge – Macro!

Today’s art challenge is by student Elizabeth Robinson and it’s all about looking at the fine detail in an object or subject. We would love for you to portray something up close and zoomed in. Macro photography is fascinating and…

Weekend Art Challenge – Blue & Pink

Welcome to the results of the art challenge – Pink & Blue. Or Blue & Pink! To say this was a popular challenge is an understatement. We are blown away by the response. All we can say is take your…

Weekend Art Challenge – Blue & Pink

Welcome to our Colour Challenge. As our last colour challenge was so popular, we have decided that once a month we will provide a new colour challenge. Students can draw or paint anything they would like, as long as it…