Drawing at Waddesdon Manor With The Royal Drawing School Last week we had a very special opportunity to attend a workshop run by the Royal Drawing School at Waddesdon Manor. All of our Sixth Form students taking A Level Art attended, learning new skills through the drawing exercises that were set. At first everyone found the exercises challenging: a continuous line
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The Creative Hub In recent years the Art Department's library of art/artist books has been collecting dust at the back of one of our classrooms. These days, if a student wants to research an artist, photographer or designer their immediate reaction is to search online. The web gives them instant access to a wealth of knowledge and digital galleries of work
New From Old 'Piano Bird' When the old school piano was replaced with a lovely new one we were reluctant to discard it, even though it had broken parts. The challenge was set to see what could be created from it - to make something new from something old. The first piece has now been created and installed in the stairwell
Waddesdon Summer Exhibition 2023 Save The Date! Every year we are excited to celebrate and share with you the creative output of our GCSE and A Level students. This year our summer exhibition will be on Wednesday 7th June, 4pm - 7pm (click here to see the exhibition poster). Put the date in your diary, this is one event you
The Latest Waddesdon Creative Alumni The Class of 2022! We want to wish the Class of 2022 good luck as they embark on a new chapter. Many will be heading off to study at Universities across the country to further develop their creative practice. From Marine and Natural History Photography in Falmouth to Architecture in Newcastle; from Hair, Make-Up and Prosthetics
YOUNG CREATIVE BUCKS NEEDS YOU! Are you aged 14 - 18? Do you have a keen interest in creativity, arts and/or culture? Interested in making the youth voice heard in Bucks? Young Creative Bucks are looking for a forum of young people to help them shape things to come! They are welcoming anyone from any area and any background. What matters
'Do This In Remembrance of Me' Easter Installation Our new Christian Art Club embarked on a daunting first task to create a large scale art installation for Easter. We looked at pictures of various installations in churches and cathedrals around the country to give us inspiration and brainstormed ideas together. Because the installation was to be located in the school restaurant