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Drawing Room/Tannery Arts
Unit 1b, New Tannery Way
London, SE1 5WS
Our Learning projects make drawing relevant and accessible to our community – for schools, teachers, families & local groups. Come and Draw!
Free and open to all, our Library is a unique collection of around 4,000 books dedicated to the exploration of contemporary drawing.
Our Members support all that we do and enjoy exclusive events, talks, tours and studio visits – find out how you can join!
Buy publications related to our exhibitions, as well as unique artworks and limited editions.
Find out more about Drawing Room, what we do, and our relationship with studio provider Tannery Arts.
Tannery Arts is a small, independent charity concerned with supporting the professional development of emerging and established artists through the provision of affordable studios, promoting their practice through opportunities to exhibit work, develop projects, generate partnerships with local authorities, private property owners and social housing organisations as well as engage in learning activities.
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Drawing Projects for Children provides a unique approach to enable parents, teachers and facilitators to help kids discover drawing, encourage creativity and broaden their imagination.
An easy-to-read guide with step-by-step instructions and beautifully illustrated examples, Drawing Projects for Children is a fun and comprehensive source of advice, with simple yet inspirational exercises and games, that enable an exploration of a wide variety of materials, techniques and approaches. With sessions ranging from quick ten-minute tasks, to longer still-life exercises and projects including drawing to rhythm and drawing by torchlight, the book helps in introduce kids to a range of materials, media and different ways of thinking. Aimed at children of all ages, from pre-school to teens, it equips adults with a range of innovative ideas and practical strategies for teaching children to draw.
“…a beautiful book, full of ideas and a vivid sense of materials – truly appetising and stimulating.” – Quentin Blake
Drawing Projects for Children is authored by Paula Briggs, Founding Co-director of AccessArt.
120 b/w and colour illustrations
26 x 20 cm