Quentin Blake Strikes Again

Children's favourite artist Quentin Blake's work found at the Lighthouse Art and Entertainment Centre in Poole.

Quentin Blake's drawings are found in children's books by Roald Dahl.  You can notice his drawings as scruffy-looking but somehow they look amazing. 

One of my favorite drawings is one in Revolting Rhymes of the scary-looking wolf reading to the children.  At first, I did not want to go to the exhibition but when I got there seeing all his drawings was super cool.  You also got to see the paint pots he used in a glass box.  I was quite surprised at how big the room was because it was fairly big but filled with only his work. 

One of the paintings he did was of some children ice-skating, holding lanterns and for the light he did wet-on-wet which was very impressive.  My most favourite drawing was of two kids in a submarine.  At the end, I was inspired to do some water-colours.  

This is a user generated post from our Arts Award on Voice community and was not edited by the Voice team. We would love to hear your views too! Sign up for an account and make your Voice heard!

Author

Florence Taverner

Florence Taverner

This author has no bio :(

0 Comments

Post A Comment

You must be signed in to post a comment. Click here to sign in now

You might also like

Annie The Musical

Annie The Musical

by James Campbell-Radford

Read now