Scribble and Sketch, Anouk Mercier
13th July, 10th August, 7th September, 5th October, 2nd November and 7th December 2013, 10.30am-1pm
Ideal for families of all ages and abilities Scribble and Sketch offers a morning of fun and informal drawing workshops and exercises, led by Bristol Drawing Club founder and artist Anouk Mercier. Activities are designed for parents and children to take part in together, in a lively and relaxed environment, or simply take advantage of the materials to get creative. Everyone is welcome! Book in advance or just drop in on the day and join in (space permitting). Free with exhibition entry (children must be accompanied by an adult). www.rwa.org.uk/whats-on/events/2013
Fantastic Creatures: Childrens Print Workshop with Spike Print Studio, Christine Howes MA
Saturday 22 June, 10.30am -12.30pm
Create a magical night-time scene with printed stars, planets and fantastic creatures, using the Monumental exhibition to generate ideas. We will be printing with soft foam, cutting our own shapes and printing in a combination of colours, including gold and silver, before adding sequins and sparkle. Christine Howes MA has created many art activities for BBC Wildlife Magazine and the BBC Children’s programme ‘Smart’. Suitable for 7 to 11 year olds.
£10 per child
Let’s Make Art Present: Pick and Mix Animals Family Workshop
Sunday 4th August, 10-11.30am
Join Alice Hendy from Let’s Make Art to break the rules and bend the laws of evolution on this creative collage and colouring workshop for children aged 3-5 years. Alice will show us some clever ways to pick and mix animals using printed papers and mark-making materials. Explore what a Zebrilla or Parraffe might look like, and come prepared to colour, stick, design and use collage to make an animal of your own invention. We provide everything you need to create your own animal hybrid - just bring your imagination. This is a family workshop and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable for 3 to 5 year olds.
Let’s Make Art Present: Sculpture Family Workshop
Saturday 3rd August, 10am-12pm, £5 per child
Join Alice Hendy from Let’s Make Art to explore Sophie Ryder’s exhibition for inspiration before returning to the studio to ‘draw’ with wire. Alice will show us how to transform our drawings into a simple sculpture. Each child will come away from this workshop with their own work of art made from wire on a beautiful, wooden plinth. This is a family workshop and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Suitable for 6 to 11 year olds.