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January 11, 2016

Hugh Shampoo Pop(ped) Up to Wrexham !

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Giant Hugh ready for Wrexham…

Year 1’s Salon Shampoo at Borras Park Infant School were ready and waiting to give Hugh a new hair do !

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The children had been giving his styling a lot of thought…

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and they also had something else on their minds…

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After a fantastic morning of drawing Hugh looked fabulously festive !

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October 27, 2015

It’s (about) time to catch up a little…

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I spent a wonderful feline morning at the Jewish Museum in London as part of the Pop Up Festival, with a workshop to coincide with their Judith Kerr Retrospective Exhibition.

My cat, Dr Calamari was given some very messy fur – Hugh Shampoo would have been very impressed !

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The room was full of gorgeous cats …

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It was amazing to see Judith Kerr’s original artwork for her Mog books and The Tiger Who Came To Tea.

 

 

In the summer I was lucky to work with composer John Webb and concert pianist Robin Green. We were brought together on a project funded by The Mid Wales Music Trust and The Wigmore Hall called A Musical Sketchbook.

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We worked for five wonderful weeks, combining music and art workshops, with four schools in Mid Wales and two schools in Devon.

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The children made up stories, wrote lyrics, composed music and illustrated their way through five workshops, culminating in inspiring performances. The project was enormous fun !

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I had another really enjoyable and inspiring two day workshop, teaching Botanical Drawing to adults at Walworth Garden Farm.

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I have been busy visiting schools with Hugh Shampoo too.

Temple Guiting School created the most fantastically messy hair for Hugh…

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I visited The Orchard School as part of Pop Up Hackney 2015, where Mrs Tree was given some super new hairstyles !

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I’m looking forward to some more Pop Up workshops in Wrexham next month…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

January 7, 2015

Hugh Shampoo CBeebies Bedtime Story Thursday 8th January !

Tune in your tv sets and don your jim jams !
Tune your tv sets and don your jim jams !

November 26, 2014

wish tree and Mrs Tree !

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At St Louis RC Primary School, Frome

After reading Freddie and the Fairy, we covered a tree in wonderful wishes…

 

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Later, Mrs Tree got her own story and the fantastic yrs 5 and 6 illustrators came up with some amazing new looks for her !

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September 19, 2014

Plant drawing at Walworth Garden Farm !

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I’ll be running my two day drawing course again at the wonderful Walworth Garden Farm in London on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th October 10.30-3.30

If you came last year, and enjoyed the botanical drawing course, here’s another chance to indulge your drawing skills – or if you’re new to drawing plants, why not have a go…it’s FREE !

To book a place contact Rebecca Scott rebeccascott@walworthgardenfarm.org.uk

www.walworthgardenfarm.org

September 10, 2014

Welcome

A warm welcome to Karen George’s New website.