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Little Birdhouse in the Sky

These fab little ceramic birdhouses were made by the members of the Truro Saturday Art & Design club.

Their theme this year has been `Gardens` and this has been one of a series of workshops exploring a variety of different materials and processes.

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Bandana making

Students from Truro College Art & Design Saturday Club were set a 3 week project creating bandana’s that followed a garden inspired theme.
Week 1 – natural dyes and shibori techniques
Transforming plain cotton into vibrant, patterned fabric. Vegetables/matter that would normally be discarded in the compost heap were recycled ;  such as Red onions skins, cabbage and tea bags.
Week 2 – Leaf printing
Using leafs collected from students own gardens patterns were printed onto their pre dyed fabrics .
Week 3- Embroidered bugs
Small bugs and insects designed by students were brought to life as they experimented with machine and hand embroidery.

And here are the final results!

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National Saturday Art Club London Trip 2016

A few photos from the recent trip to London. Students took part in the Big Draw at Central St. Martins and a visit to the Courtould Gallery.

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Anthony Frost and Bob Devereux visit the Saturday Art Club

A few Saturdays ago Truro College Saturday Art Club had the pleasure of hosting visiting artists Anthony Frost and Bob Devereux for a masterclass. Along with members of the Falmouth Saturday Art Club the children spent the day creating wonderful abstract impressionist paintings with the help of the two artists. During the masterclass we were also visited by Sir John and Lady Frances Sorrel, the founders of NADSC. They spent the morning visiting and chatting with the young club members. The results of their work can be seen above and the students really enjoyed their day.

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Saturday Art Club

On Nov 2nd the art & design departments Saturday art club took a visit to London.

They were introduced to the Sorrel foundation at Kings Hall, Somerset house and went on to view galleries of the Courtauld permanent collection, the young Durer drawings and the Aram design gallery.

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