Alex Beeching – Illustration

About Alex Beeching

www.alexbeechingart.com

Alex Beeching is an artist, illustrator and writer who explores portraiture, colour, character, music and the senses.

He explores Synaesthesia which refers to the jumbling of the senses such that sound evokes image, image sound or scent.

His resources is a great way to explore illustration and creativity with your class. 


A Symphony of Colour

Target key stage: 7-11 year olds /KS1 to KS2

Recommended duration: About 90 mins to 2 hours

Key themes: art, abstract art, mathematics, graphs, the great composers, trigonometry, geometric shapes, religious studies musical terms, art appreciation, history, visual thinking.


Portrait Shapes

Target key stage: 7-11 year olds /KS1 to KS2


Recommended duration: About 90 mins to 2 hours


Key themes: Art, shapes, following instructions


The Monster Orchestra or Band

Target key stage: 7-11 year olds /KS1 to KS2


Recommended duration: About 90 mins to 2 hours


Key themes: art, shapes, monsters through the ages such as the chimera, the notion of hybrids, debate, definitions, musical instruments