I hope you’re not afraid of spiders…

A wonderful day today: Giant Spiders made =1. Happy art class = 1.

It’s a good day when you get to construct a large arachnid with your art class. The model is actually made from newspaper and painted with a combination of metallic and non-metallic acrylic paints. The newspaper was rolled into tight struts and fastened into shape/

And in the bright sunshine, it dried in no time.

It makes a lovely change to my usual tasks of drawing cartoon spiders: readers of the blog may know I get involved in all sorts of art projects. Currently, I’m designing art lessons for a major publishing company to use in schools.

But it’s not all been fine art and modelling. This week’s caricatures are for fans of Doctor Who and Barcelona…

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