Goodmayes school wins competition for art workshop
PUBLISHED: 09:00 28 February 2015
Pupils were treated to a workshop at their school from an illustrator and cartoonist after one of their classmates won a competition.
Laura Howell was invited to Eastcourt Independent School in Eastwood Road, Goodmayes, after year 5 student, Sierra Karbo, won a competition with the art supplies company Staedtler.
Mike Dell, a teacher and the coordinator of any competitions at the school, said: “It was a really brilliant day, it went really well.
“Everyone had a lot of fun drawing characters and caricatures and developing their skills.”
The pupils were asked to draw portraits of one another in partners with instruction from the artist who gave a presentation and then assisted the workshop.
Mr Dell said: “The artist, Laura, was very good.
“We were so pleased that Laura came to our school.
“Eastcourt have won a Staedtler competition twice now which they have said is very unusual as they get tens of thousands of entries.”
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