Just to prove that I’m not the one sneakily doing the art work – here is Roy showing off the group’s work 😀 Today we finished our work on textures see (previous 2 posts) taking close consideration to weathered colours, oxidisation and rust. I then asked the group to do something hard (for some of […]Read more "Textures and group work"
After a very messy session, and I mean messy, we’ve made a leap forward with our study of rust and paint flakes. See the previous post. We’ve a question for you: What do you see when you see gloss paint flaking off playground equipment, rust on railings, oxidised copper on roofing, splintered wood on garden gates and […]Read more "progress…"
Today we’ve been exploring textures, grains, paint flakes and rust, not because we’re a furniture shop that recycles old stuff, rather for the simple reason that whoever we are, whatever out disability, whether we wear glasses, a hearing aid or use a wheel chair, we all have one thing in common, (well apart from in very […]Read more "Rust, flakes and wormholes"
Hello, It’s Sam, thanks to Daniel for leading the original ‘door issues’ post earlier today. Here’s the progress on our door: <ahref=”https://artsthatcare.files.wordpress.com/2015/07/8.jpg”> We’re so proud of ourselves today! After lots of ‘workshopping’ around our relationship with doors (we’ve been discussing this since the beginning) we finally took the leap and started work on a real […]Read more "Door Issues part 2"
Today at SLATE we have been working on the relationships we have with a door; privacy, anger, keeping people in and out and opening the door. We smashed and battered the door with the hammer every one thought about what had made them angry, everyone had something that had made them angry this week! We took inspiration from my […]Read more "Door Issues"
Our blog this week has been written by Daniel (one of the participants with learning disabilities on this project) Today our topic is autonomy (we want to learn how to work freely and independently) This is what we’ve been doing this week: Janet is using a mannequin (which came form a Bank store which closed down) to represent her […]Read more "Everyone Working Together and Independently"
Before I begin every art session I ask the delegates how they’re feeling by drawing an emoticon 🙂 Today there was a general consensus, though unlinked, a shared feeling of stress, tiredness and hunger- though it was only 10.30 none of us seemed to have had breakfast. I do not pretend to be a role […]Read more "Back to Basics"