Author Archives: Faith Honey

Gerard Sekoto: Who is the amazing South African Artist? We will study 1 of his most famous artworks

Gerard Sekoto

The Life and Art of Gerard Sekoto Gerard Sekoto was a South African artist and a musician. He is recognised as the pioneer of urban black art and social realism. His work has been exhibited in Paris, Stockholm, Venice, Washington, and Senegal, as well as in South Africa.  Let’s just take a quick look at the Zeitgeist – the time that Gerard Sekoto lived. […]

1 Amazing Art Activity for Fine Motor Skills Development

Art activities for fine motor skills development

Fine motor skills are the coordination of small muscles and movements in the hands, wrists, and fingers with their eyes. These movements which we may use to unlock a door or zipping up our jacket or doing up buttons on your shirt. These skills develop from childhood and there are ways to use art and […]

Art and its Importance in Occupational Development

Occupational Development

Art has many important functions in the lives of us all. Particularly with children art can be used as therapy – both emotional and occupational. Children develope different fine motor skills which are age and progress specific, and art can help you as the parent or teacher to gauge where a child’s development is in […]