Session 1 for Age 4 – 8 years: 11am – 12.30pm
Session 2 for Age 8 – 12 years: 1.30 – 3pm
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Sculpt your own creature inspired by our Looking at Animals display!
Session 1 skills: Drawing from artworks; Developing ideas into 3D work
Session 2 skills: Observational drawing skills; Introduction to plaster through Modroc
Hilarious Hair-dos & Pompous Periwigs
Inspired by The Sharp Family portrait, make and wear a fantasy hair-do!
Session 1 skills: Layering shapes; Working from imagination
Session 2 skills: Collage and paper-cutting; 3D construction
3D Moths & Butterflies
Create wire butterfly and moth sculptures inspired by a print from 1646!
Session 1 skills: Simple 3D construction; Embellishing with tissue paper
Session 2 skills: Manipulating wire, armature construction
Watch the Birdie!
Ever wondered howto draw birds? Join us to find out!
Session 1 skills: Step-by-step drawing; Drawing feather textures
Session 2 skills: Drawing bird anatomy; Proportion, shape and texture
Busy Family Portraits
Draw and collage your favourite portraits to make a crowded portrait scene.
Session 1 skills: Drawing figures; Overlapping images
Session 2 skills: Shading for perspective and form; Composition skills
Felt your Favourite Animal!
Inspired by our Looking at Animals display, make your own felt animals.
Session 1 skills: Looking at animal shapes; Basic felt making
Session 2 skills: Developed felt making; Creating animal features
Create your own mini masterpiece using traditional Renaissance techniques
*Not suitable for children with egg allergies*
Session 1 skills: Make your own paint; Using gold leaf
Session 2 skills: Egg tempera making; Gilding
Inspired by Byzantine art, create your own fabric mosaics.
Session 1 skills: Use of colour; Use shapes to build an image
Session 2 skills: Complimentary and contrasting colours; Learn about ancient cultures
Inspired by Tess Jaray’s paintings, cover the floor in a large-scale tape drawing!
Session 1 skills: Drawing with coloured tape; Teamwork
Session 2 skills: Exploring line and colour in a 3D space; Making large-scale patterns
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
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
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
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
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
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