Tag Archives: Dalton De Meer

Sorted animals

This is a collage made by the youngest children in the school, the 4 and 5 year old art monkeys. It is done by 4 different artists  and they were asked to make a zoo. It interesting to see which … Continue reading

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Falling in love

This year’s group of young children in the school were told the story of the frog called Kikker, falling in love. And they were to make a painting afterwards. (It is part of the programme.) Wonderful to see how these … Continue reading

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Wow! wow! well done!!

They all went the proverbial extra mile, big time!! I still cannot believe the results, the distances these 9 years olds have skated, the sum (!) they have raised to build draw-wells in Zambian communities… my son went 3 times the … Continue reading

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Shattered in their own way

In school self portraits were made from magazines, collage style. Every portrait carried a name under it and a birthday, put together like a calendar wall. They may not seem very precise, rather fauve, with a lot of energy, but … Continue reading

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Cosy colored windows

It is a grey, wet, dull Friday morning in the city, at the end of winter, a day you would rather stay in and watch your favorite series on Netflix or cuddle up with a book and a pot of … Continue reading

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All things sunny

In the paper they mentioned January as the ‘hibernating month’, and yes January can be a very dull and grey, with little sunshine or color. I personally c r a v e longer days and warm breezes, the time when our … Continue reading

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Painting by numbers

The images above show brain training for 4 and 5 year olds; colour by numbers. This is something they are exposed to in school in an early stage, and it has nothing to do with art. {I am saying this … Continue reading

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What-is-it-I-love-it at first sight

It may be me, it may be in the air, but e v e r y where there are pattens to be found. You know I am an avid admirer of art done by the children in school, as it … Continue reading

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Looking in the mirror

Art by children is one of My Favourite Things. Almost always it will lift my spirit and turn on the light inside. {if it doesn’t, well, that is worth another post, but I don’t want to stop any child from … Continue reading

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The new Art Monkeys

My favourite art producing group in school is the 4 and 5 year olds. I like to call them Art Monkeys, as they use their unconditioned creativity to make the most inspiring and uplifting art. The new group (class of … Continue reading

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