Daily Doodle and Art Projects

The HCH art department will be setting art challenges and drawing competitions throughout the closure period. We will be posting the amazing entries here.

Tuesday 14th April 2020
Today’s doodle is inspired by Hungarian artist Istvan Banyai. In 2015 he imagined some celebrity inspired product design. Which celebrity would you design a product for?

Monday 13th April 2020
Today’s doodle is inspired by Pop Artist Andy Warhol. He is known for his printmaking but he also did a series of ink paintings of shoes. Do a colourful doodle of your own or someone else’s favourite shoes.

Friday 10th April 2020
Today’s doodle is inspired by Pablo Picasso. He did a series of drawings using a single unbroken line to create the outlines of recognisable animals and people. Can you draw your pet or someone in your family using the same technique?

Thursday 9th April 2020
Have a go at making your own ink at home. Rachel and the Art department have put together a step-by-step guide and accompanying video for you to try. Don’t forget to send us photographs of your efforts!

Wednesday 8th April 2020
Today’s doodle is inspired by Leonardo Da Vinci’s caricatures of monsters. Can you pull a horrible face in the mirror to inspire you to draw a monster?

Tuesday 7th April 2020
Today’s challenge is inspired by Edward Lear’s Nonsense Botany. The challenge is to draw your own strange plant and come up with a plausible botanical name for it.

Monday 6th April 2020
Today’s challenge is to create a doodle inspired by Sara Ogilvie who illustrated Dogs Don’t Do Ballet. What hobby can you imagine a pet taking up?

Tuesday 31st March
Today’s doodle is inspired by American artist Saul Steinberg, who defined drawing as “a way of reasoning on paper”. Start with a single straight line and then imagine all the things that it might be…

Wednesday 25th March 2020
Today’s challenge is to create a photograph, painting or drawing of the first signs of spring from your garden, daily walk or window.

Tuesday 24th March 2020
Today’s challenge is to create a drawing including the shadow of an object.

Monday 23rd March 2020
Today’s challenge is to create a drawing including some coloured pencil shavings! You can use any medium to create your doodle. Here are some examples you can use for inspiration:

Well done Felix in Y2 for this fantastic Daily Doodle entry: