Art Shaped by Darrell Wakelam


This title will be released on February 16, 2023.

The ultimate collection of sustainable 3D art projects for the primary classroom.

Learn how to teach children to create everything from rainforest scenes to robots with these innovative, easy-to-follow ideas from 3D art expert Darrell Wakelam. These low-cost projects use readily available materials to create exciting models, masks and sculptures which will inspire children and enhance your art and design lessons.

Each of the 50 projects in Art Shaped features:
– simple core techniques to transform cardboard into incredible artwork;
– full-colour photographs and clear step-by-step instructions;
– ideas for differentiation for all ages and abilities;
– detailed suggestions for links to other subject areas across the curriculum.



This book enables you to develop children’s techniques and skills through high-quality, eco-friendly art projects while encouraging them to be creative, use their imagination, and most importantly, have fun.

Darrell Wakelam is an artist, teacher and trainer. For over 30 years, Darrell has provided art workshops and training sessions for hundreds of different organisations including many primary and secondary schools, arts providers, and charities such as the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), The National Trust and The Natural History Museum. Since March 2020, Darrell has been creating and sharing easy at-home art projects using simple household items, which have gained interest from teachers and parents across the UK and internationally. Follow Darrell on Twitter @DarrellWakelam and visit