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Portrait of a sailor wearing a white cap with a black headband. He has a small moustache and wears and white and blue uniform. It is painted in a cubist style.

Cubist Mask Magic [ 7+)


[ Children )

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Design your own Cubist mask and let your creativity unfold.

Join us for a fun-filled workshop where we’ll dive into the world of Cubism and create unique layered masks inspired by John Craxton’s cubist portraits.

Your child will be encouraged to unleash their imagination as they get to exaggerate facial features and play with proportions to design their very own cardboard masks inspired by this innovative art movement.

Adding a splash of vibrancy to our creations, we’ll provide an array of colourful felt tips and stamps, allowing each mask to truly pop with personality! Whether it’s bold patterns, funky designs, or a burst of colours, your child’s mask will be a one-of-a-kind masterpiece that reflects their individuality.

Cubism is all about breaking the rules and celebrating unique perspectives. In this workshop, we encourage children to think outside the box, embrace their creativity, and design masks that showcase their own artistic flair.

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Things to note

We advise that children wear comfortable clothes that you do not mind getting a bit dirty.

Please provide your child with a drink and snack for the break during the workshop.

We will be taking photographs during the workshop, if you would prefer your child not to be photographed, just let us know.

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Artist educator bio - Charlotte Cranidge

Charlotte specialises in creating conversational events, creative practical workshops and participatory projects. Within her work she aims to deliver programmes and events that focus storytelling, playfulness, inquisitiveness and experimentation – asking participants to engage in multiple processes to create their own works.

Presently she partners with cultural, heritage and clinical settings to develop resources and produce creative outcomes collaboratively with communities. Drawing inspiration from unique collections, exhibitions and artworks, Charlotte creates programmes that present an exciting, alternative way of learning, complementing the formal education system and engaging all ages.

As an artist Charlotte’s practice focuses more on the outcomes that emerge from basic materials, adopting non-conventional treatments of materials and aesthetic potential. However, the roots of her practice lie in painting and printmaking – specialisms she frequently returns too.