Printing Portraits [ 7+ )
[ Children )
Master the basics of printmaking with artist, Helen Friend, in this creative workshop for ages 7 – 11.
With Helen’s expert guidance, discover the joy of creating prints using different tools and materials. From the first stroke to the final masterpiece, embark on a journey of creativity and imagination, inspired by the work of Gwen John.
This workshop is specially designed for budding artists aged 7 to 11. So, if you’re eager to unleash your artistic talents, join us for a session filled with printing delights.
Things to note
We advise you to wear comfortable clothes that you do not mind getting a bit dirty.
Please provide a packed lunch and drink for your child. There will be a lunch 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.
Artist bio - Helen Friend
Helen is an inspirational and accomplished artist and teacher who is passionate about the arts. She has always immersed herself fully in the creative world, working in both galleries and schools, as well as creating her own work.
Helen has taught art in a range of secondary schools to all levels and abilities. She has recently left a full-time teaching position as Head of Art to focus on her own art practice of ceramics.
The biggest influence on Helen’s own work has been nature and landscape. She uses the process of Raku, where the clay comes together with fire and water to produce dramatic and unexpected results.