We have studied a few artists local artists.
Both artists were very unique and have
individual styles of art.
Paul Bell was originally born in Ballymena in
1968. He began his studies with a Foundation Year
in Art and Design at Limavady, he went on to Art
and Design at Newport College, graduating with a
first class honours degree from the University of
His paintings are much sought after for their
strong physical resemblance to their subject
matter, both in aesthetic and analytical terms. His
passion to understand the internal make-up of his
subject is ever present in the sculptural quality of
his portraits, whether human or animal.
Paul Bell’s paintings are displayed
throughout Northern Ireland. A few
of his paintings are displayed in the
Galgorm Hotel today. Paul Bell’s
painting range from £800 to £3000.
Throughout our school during art class, we studied Paul Bell.
Covering his background and what inspired him to create his
artwork. The children picked one of their favourite pieces of Paul
Bell’s paintings to study. Here are a few examples of the children's
William Morris was an English
artist, poet and politician. He
was incredibly creative and he
produced decorative art in a
range of different forms,
including: textiles, furniture,
wallpaper, stained glass
windows, book design and
William Morris was born in
1834 and he died in 1896. He
earned a degree from Exeter
College, Oxford. After his
graduation he started to work as
A famous William Morris quote is:
Have nothing in your house that you do not know to
be useful, or believe to be beautiful.
William Morris was best
known for his pattern
designs, particularly on
fabrics and wallpapers.
Here are a few samples of
the artwork he produced.
Throughout our school during art class, we also studied William Morris.
We learnt all about his background and what inspired him to create his
artwork. The children picked one of their favourite pieces of William
Morris’ wallpaper art to study. Here are a few examples of the children's
progress throughout their piece of art.