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SHAPE SUMMER FEST REIMAGINED!

Arts & Crafts Zone

All of the sessions below are available for viewing at your leisure on YouTube!

Complex Simplicity – Illustration

Duration: 10 minutes

Age of Participants: 8+ years

Description: Why not mix up your snack time with avocado dresses paired with red pepper boots? Bring along your favourite fruit and veg/ healthy snack of choice and a pencil to create your very own edible fashion line. You’ll be joined by Head Fashion Designer of Complex Simplicity, Roz, who will be sharing her own examples and tips on how to create deliciously healthy statement pieces. 

Provider: In The Mix

Jodi Ann Bickley – Letter Writing

Duration: 10 minutes

Age of Participants: All ages

Description:

Acts of kindness and self-care through letter writing. 

Thinking of someone we haven’t been able to hug/to see as much over the last year and what they mean to us, using shared memories of food to write special letters to loved ones. 

Jodi will introduce you to her project One Million Lovely Letters and share with you her ideas, you can then take time to work on your letter together. Jodi says ‘Please don’t feel any pressure for the letter you write in the session to be your final draft, but remember the more you the letter is, the better (mistakes and crossings out included!)’

Provider: In The Mix

Steven Camden aka Polar Bear – poetry

Duration: 10 minutes

Age of Participants: 7+ years

Description: Steven Camden aka Polarbear is a writer and storyteller from Smethwick who has performed his work all over the world. His favourite thing to do is creating things with other people. In this short video he takes us through a quick writing game to create a poem out of nothing celebrating something we love.

Provider: In The Mix

Stone Painting

Duration: 10 minutes

Age of Participants: All ages

Description: Get yourself some stones, some paints or pens and get decorating!

Provider: In The Mix

Rootz 0121 drawing & illustration

Duration: 1 hour

Age of Participants: 8+ years

Description: Get your pens and pencils out, it’s time to join local artist Roots for a kawaii draw-along session. In this 60 minute session you will learn how to create your own fun fruit and veg characters using simple shapes in just a few easy to follow steps! Handy reference sheets and free printable colouring in pages will also be provided. Search for #roots0121 on Instagram and Twitter, or visit www.roots0121.co.uk for more.

Provider: In The Mix

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