In this workshop you will learn to use different Sumi ink tones and brush techniques to create traditional Japanese sumi-e ink paintings on washi paper made from the mulberry. Materials included.
Shodo (Japanese calligraphy) is not just a form of artistic writing but also a Zen art, the expression of spiritual depth and beauty. Learn the history of Japanese calligraphy and Japanese culture. You will practise strokes, and learn the balance of black lines and white background. Materials included.
Get ready to get your hands dirty and create your very own Japanese moss ball. A kokedama is a plant that’s had its roots and soil covered in moss and suspended with twine, making an interesting sculptural hanging plant. You will learn how to make and care for your fern […]
Learn screen-printing techniques while creating personalised hand-printed tea towels for your kitchen, or a beautiful gift that will delight a loved one. Materials included.
Bring your baby and join us in a range of drawing exercises to warm up your drawing hand and motivate you to keep going with achievable projects at home. Easels will be provided for those wearing their baby in a carrier. Materials included.
Learn the unique art of Chinese brush painting. Discover basic brush stokes and techniques using ink on rice paper. Materials included.
How can you make a toy that moves without batteries? Learn about how energy is transferred and transformed as you make your own mousetrap race car to take home. 9 years +.
Learn scientific ideas behind the art of magic, illusion and mystery! Exploring principles of chemistry, split and mix colours to make tie dyed bags and chromatography cards. 6 – 12 years.
Discover the mind-boggling power of sunshine through these exciting art and science activities! 6 – 12 years.
Learn how to make photographs using sunlight and a camera with a pinhole! As well as studying the way light travels, take home with you several prints and a looking device for studying the world around you. Please bring a small cardboard box from home such as a tissue or […]
In this hands-on workshop learn simple design principles, arrange images from natural objects and print your wearable or washable designs to take home with you! Please bring a plain t-shirt to print on. 10 years +.
Create a decorative place mat from colourful natural fibres for the table at home. Follow a weaving pattern that is simple, easy and open to a wide range of designs. 6–12 years.