Session 1 for Age 4 – 8 years: 11am – 12.30pm
Session 2 for Age 8 – 12 years: 1.30 – 3pm
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Inspired by ‘Men of the Docks’ print a scene of adventure of the high seas
Session 1 skills: Imagination skills; Learn how to monoprint FULLY BOOKED
Session 2 skills: Monoprinting using silk screens; Painting with gouache paint
Monochrome Fabric Drawings
Create an Italian Renaissance masterpiece on fabric with pens and washes
Session 1 skills: Use fabric paints and pens; Create washes onto fabric FULLY BOOKED
Session 2 skills: Use a monochrome palette; Learn cross-hatching and shading
Take a look at the faces in our summer exhibition and create your own charcoal portrait.
Session 1 skills: Studying faces; Charcoal drawing techniques FULLY BOOKED
Session 2 skills: Draw into charcoal ground with rubbers; Build layers of light and shadow
Hybrid Animal Casting
Imagine your own grotesque hybrid animal and cast it using plaster-of-paris
Session 1 skills: Observation and imagination skills; Explore texture and shapes in clay to cast FULLY BOOKED
Session 2 skills: Create a relief sculpture; Learn casting techniques
Make 3D vegetables in felt inspired by food in the Barber collection.
Session 1 skills: Working in 3D; Felt-making techniques FULLY BOOKED
Session 2 skills: Learn about the history of felt-making; 3D textile skills
Use toys and moving objects to create a crazy printed patterned picture.
Session 1 skills: Printing and mark-making; Create patterns and shaoes
Session 2 skills: Develop repeat patterns; Experimental mark-making
Make detailed drawings of musical instruments, inspired by Barber paintings.
Session 1 skills: Analyse and draw shapes; Shading techniques
Session 2 skills: Draw complex shapes; Draw reflections
Create artistic masterpieces by playing games just like the Surrealists did!
Session 1 skills: Experimental drawing styles; Try a range of drawing media
Session 2 skills: Collaborative working; Work with chance and experimental approaches
Make a paper silhouette window decoration for Halloween inspired by our spooky print by Antoon Derkzen.
Session 1 skills: Ripping, cutting and sticking; Working with light and dark
Session 2 skills: Working with translucent layers; Paper cutting skills
Look a light and dark in the gallery and create your own illuminated scene.
Session 1 skills: Glass pens and paint techniques; Frame a scene
Session 2 skills: Colour-blending; Create light, dark and contrast
Create a collagraph print inspired by Édouard Vuillard’s pictures.
Session 1 skills: Learn about texture; Select materials to create a design
Session 2 skills: Constuct a textured print block; Two-colour printing
Painting Skin Tones
Master the art of painting different skin tones to bring your pictures to life!
Session 1 skills: Colour mixing; Look at different skin tones
Session 2 skills: Use base colours and tonal values; Mix and paint different skin tones
Every Room is a Vuillard Picture
Create still-life drawings themed around different rooms in the home
Session 1 skills: Drawing details and pattern; Observational drawings
Session 2 skills: Layering and compostion; Positive and negative space
Make a textile cushion version of one of the Barber’s portraits
Session 1 skills: Use fabric crayons; Simple stitching techniques
Session 2 skills: Build up layers of colour; Edge with blanket stitch
Create a striking repeat pattern inspired by the shapes found in Vuillard’s paintings
Session 1 skills: Tessellating shapes; Design and print skills
Session 2 skills: Design, composition and tessellating; Overlay printing techniques
Jingle Bell Tower
Make a miniature Old Joe (the University’s famous clock tower), complete with its own bell chimes!
Session 1 skills: 3D card construction; Decorative techniques
Session 2 skills: Architectural model making; 3D design and construction