barber institute of fine arts
university of birmingham


Creative Sunday Workshops

Session 1 for Age 4 – 8 years: 11am – 12.30pm 

Session 2 for Age 8 – 12 years: 1.30 – 3pm

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10 March

Collaborative Collage

Work together to create a large collage, inspired by Tess Jarray’s work.

Session 1 skills: Explore shape, colour and form; Tracing shapes

Session 2 skills: Looking at negative space; Using a view finder

17 March

Barber Stories – Heroes and Villains

Illustrate your own short story, featuring the Barber’s very own characters.

Session 1 skills: Drawing and collage; Developing an illustrated story

Session 2 skills: Layout and composition; Text and illustration

31 March

Spring-time Collographs

Find plants and flowers in the gallery to inspire spring-themed cards.

Session 1 skills: Printing with leaves and flowers; Exploring textures

Session 2 skills: Exploring composition; Combining textures


April

7 April

Big Money, Small Change

Focus on the tiniest objects in the Barber and draw them BIG!

Session 1 skills: Magnifying objects; Drawing details

Session 2 skills: Large-scale drawing; Observational work

14 April

Tess Jaray Textiles

Create bold, repeated patterns onto fabric, inspired by the Barber’s interior.

Session 1 skills: Drawing from your environment; Using shape and colour

Session 2 skills: Turn architecture into 2D art; Colour, shape and composition

28 April

Tesselating Tiles

Make patterned tiles using coloured clays inspired by the Barber’s building.

Session 1 skills: Clay modeling; Decoration

Session 2 skills: Fine detail decorating; Symmetrical tessellating patterns

 

TEMPORARY GALLERY CLOSURE, Tuesday 26th March

Red Gallery closure

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International Women’s Day 2019

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Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas (1834-1917)

A horse trotting

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Honest Skincare

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