“It’s never too early to talk about Christmas!”
Waddesdon Manor Christmas Workshop

It’s never too early to talk about Christmas…so say the Waddesdon Manor Learning Team! This year Waddesdon Manor are working with artist Michelle Dufaur, who will be creating 5 large-scale woodland animal lanterns as part of the Christmas display along Miss Alice’s Drive. Our Year 9 GCSE Art students were invited to be involved in this exciting project and took part in a workshop, led by Michelle herself, to create artwork that will adorn these magical lanterns. All the students got to work, using their drawing and mark-making skills to decorate lantern paper with the animals and fauna that thrive on oak trees – the central theme for this project. They produced some wonderful results, and we cannot wait to see their artwork on these large lanterns, nestled in the woodland at Waddesdon Manor during their Christmas display at the end of the year.

To see more of Michelle’s work take a look at her Instagram page @michelledufaur