Author Archives: Heather Gartside

About Heather Gartside

Storyteller and photographer based in Denmark

Textile Painting

Year 8 students at NGG International School in Denmark are creating some stunning hand-painted textiles. Inspiration came from as many diverse sources as they could muster. Their results bear testimony to how much these great young designers have been absorbed … Continue reading

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Creative overload from Year 10 IGCSE Art and Design students at NGG International School in Denmark: I’d thought that I’d ordered watercolour paint from a Finnish supplier, by happy accident it turned out to be ink in the 3 primary … Continue reading

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Watercolour Effects

Year 9i at NGG International School have been learning about colour,  and a little of the science behind it. These past two weeks they’ve been putting it into practice,  and have also launched themselves enthusiastically into handling watercolour painting. With … Continue reading

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Year 8 at NGG International School are learning how to make accurate figure drawings. We’ve chosen to mix classical drawing skills, understanding anatomy and photography with a more lively ‘crime scene’ approach. This coming week will see us returning to … Continue reading

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Kodak Moments

Here’s some of the preliminary photos by grade 6 from NGG International School.  All shot in the edgy and composed style of Jeff Wall, whose photographic exhibition we experienced at Louisiana art gallery in the previous post. In this coming … Continue reading

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In The Picture

Sixth grade art and design students at NGG International school in Denmark, made an inspirational visit to our local gallery –  Louisiana Museum of Modern Art. As the school year draws to a close, our final project is a photographic … Continue reading

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Creative Christmas

Grade 7 at NGG International School have made some glorious lanterns,  candle sticks and Christmas tree ornaments.  They’ve been dedicated about bringing empty jam jars and bottles to class, and cleaned-up their cupboards at home as they scoffed their way … Continue reading

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