Archive: June 25, 2016

Summer 2016: Saturday workshops, week 3

Land Art with a little bit of weaving Week 3: We carried on working in a similar way to the previous 2 weeks, but this time with a twist – a woven twist to be precise! I turned our log stools into temporary weaving looms. After demonstrating some very basic weaving techniques, and a few

Summer 2016: Wednesday workshop, week 3

Land Art with a little bit of weaving Week 3: and the final week already! We carried on working in a similar way to the previous 2 weeks, but this time with a twist – a woven twist to be precise! I turned our log stools into temporary weaving looms. After demonstrating some very basic

Summer 2016: Saturday workshops, week 2 2

Land Art continued Week 2: This week we moved on from 2D exploring to 3D building. There were plenty of materials available for everyone to play with – stones and pebbles, shells, twigs, leaves as well as cottons, wools and some sewing needles. The little artists were encouraged to play as they would with Lego

Summer 2016: Wednesday workshop, week 2

Land Art continued Week 2: This week we moved on from 2D exploring to 3D building. Unfortunately the rather persistent rain meant we moved inside, but we used this to our advantage and looked at some examples of installation art, as well as the idea bring the outside world into an interior space. There were

Summer 2016: Saturday workshops, week 1

Exploring Land Art Week 1: We spent a little time looking at examples of Land Art, from such artists as Richard Long and Andy Goldsworthy. We talked about colour, pattern, shapes and symmetry. The rest of the session was spent letting the little artists explore the garden, collecting flower, leaves, grasses and any other natural

Summer 2016: Wednesday workshop, week 1 4

Exploring Land Art Week 1: We spent a little time looking at examples of Land Art, from such artists as Richard Long and Andy Goldsworthy. We talked about colour, pattern, shapes and symmetry. The rest of the session was spent letting the little artists explore the garden, collecting flower, leaves, grasses and any other natural