CREATIVE ACTIVITIES

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Get Crafting: Pinch Pots

Discover a new medium as Ceramicist Sam Andrew shares one of his first lessons in the world of clay: making a pinch pot. Students can follow this simple step-by-step guide by Crafts Council, an excellent resource for aspiring potters or those who just want to try something new. All you need is some air dry clay to get started. Image by Andy Kelly

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Draw to Focus

Build creative confidence and skills that can be used in different contexts with this refreshing drawing activity. British Ceramics Biennial and artist Sarah Fraser takes participants through a relaxed drawing session using handmade inks and drawing tools. Looking at daily routines and common household objects, explore creativity through the home and outdoors. Image by Alex Jones

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Make and Learn: Repeat Pattern Design

Create 'visual music' with this step-by-step guide! A fun introduction to pattern design and the 'Omega Workshops' art collective founded by Roger Fry. All you need is some paper and coloured pencils to get started. The Courtauld has designed this workshop for school groups or home learning. Image by Alice Butenko

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Explore the art of Kehinde Wiley

Encourage young people to interrogate and interpret Wiley's work and to participate in practical creative exercises. Well known for his highly naturalistic paintings of people of colour, Wiley's exhibition 'The Yellow Wallpaper' was exhibited in William Morris Gallery featuring newly commissioned portraits of Black women from Dalston, East London. Image by Jessica Felicio X William Morris

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Explore the art of Rashid Johnson

Get to know the work of conceptual interdisciplinary artist Rashid Johnson. With this workshop guide, teachers can walk students through complex subjects around identity and belonging illustrated by Johnson. Complete with practical activity and discussion prompts that are suitable across key stages. Presented by international gallery Hauser and Wirth. Image by Jene Stephaniuk

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Are you a Filmmaker of Tomorrow?

Are you 16-19 with a passion for film, television and story? Then London Screen Academy may be the place for you. A specialist 6th form in Islington, open to applications for September 2021 entry. Watch their promo film and see current students at work! (1min21)

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WOWsers of the World!

Celebrate International Women's Day with the Women of the World Foundation (WOW!). Their step by step zine guide focuses on inspirational women and girls who are making a difference. Supports young people to speak and write about issues that matter to them.

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