CHILDREN are being given the change to get arty at Huddersfield Art Gallery.
A two-week series of summer workshops will focus on different themes and techniques.
The workshops start on Monday August 6 and run every weekday until Friday August 17.
Each workshop lasts two hours and, apart from Wednesday August 15, which is 2-4pm, they are from 1.30-3.30pm.
The themes of the artist-led sessions are:-
Monday August 6: Suspended sculptures; make wonderful hanging sculptures inspired by pictures in the gallery in a session led by sculptor Liadin Cooke.
Tuesday August 7: Volcanic tales; explosive fun using storytelling and art to explore Graham Sutherland’s volcano painting.
Wednesday August 8: Japanese puppetry; make puppets inspired by Japanese prints in a workshop led by Amy Hirst.
Thursday August 9: Japanese art; the gallery’s stunning collection of Japanese prints provides the inspiration for artworks in a workshop with Helen Moore.
Friday August 10: Paper sculpture; explore new ways of making sculptures.
Monday August 13: Printmaking; look at different printmaking techniques and make a print to take home.
Tuesday August 14: Printmaking; try new ways of making art and learn new skills.
Wednesday August 15: Fun with fabric; a fun textile workshop with designer and artist Ruth Walker, using recycled materials to make a piece of textile art to take home.
Thursday August 16: Creative collage; the gallery’s pictures will inspire creative collages using lots of textures and patterns.
Friday August 17: Ceramics; get ideas from the gallery’s collection of ceramics and make clay objects to take home.
The cost of each workshop is £3.50 per child, including provision of materials and equipment. Places must be booked.
Children under eight must be accompanied by an adult.
For a booking form phone Ruth Gamble, the gallery’s education and outreach officer, on 01484 221964 or email firstname.lastname@example.org