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poems, art, creative activities: COMPETITION ENTRIES

In this blog we have also included competition entries .

After what seemed like the longest time ….. we are now back working on the amazing mosaic, at Mary Smith House with Revoe residents. We will be there for the next 3 sessions on Tuesdays between 5-7pm.

Once the mosaic is finished it will be attached to a prominent wall in Revoe.

We are making really good progress now thanks to last weeks work continuing
Barbara working on the mosaic

A big thanks to everyone who came this evening to work on the mosaic

making windows
A few tiles we cut earlier

Keep up to date with the sessions at https://www.facebook.com/Revoelution/

top half of the mosaic in progress
Bottom half of the mosaic

This month have also been working with some young children and their families

Thanks to our grant from BCH Tenants fund we continue to engage with people and families most in need of creative activities across Blackpool.

painting and drawing today
dinosaur
funny face
6ft art piece
mask making today
miss meow
family workshop

princess sock puppet
making princess

This month we have also been working with a group of young people who we hope to be creating a large scale mural with later this year. The group are keen to get involved in graffiti art work and this evening we tested their skills.

Some great work made this evening
The sun was very bright and hot today but the work made was fabulous. Thank you everyone who took part
and ….one for the cat lovers
working on a poem and logo
working on a handmade book

In June we had our first competition entry from Jean Scott who lives in Revoe.

A great start to the competition.

We are looking forward to working with people face to face again this month.

Using the art packs and the Makezine as inspiration for people to get creative and send entries in to our competition.

Great session this evening in Blackpool with a group of young people.

Chloe’s Collaboration

Chloe’s sitting in the yard,

Making art, it’s not so hard

Sat there making an art book

Filling each page just to see how it looks

Creating stuff just to fill the time

While I sit here writing a rhyme

It seems like the perfect situation

To create this little collaboration

Chloe’s collage our 2nd art competition entry

drawing in the sketchbooks: provided for art journals – part of the art packs

‘Yes …. We have actually enjoyed ourselves’

Onwards and Outwards 2021 Community Arts Project

We are very exited to announce that we have received a  grant from the Community Action Fund and we would like to thank the police commissioning funders for their support of our project ‘Onwards and Outwards’

As we work on the project we update the web site with information on a regular basis.

We are currently working on the Make zine, art resource that will be available to all our project participants past present and future.

The Last legs Make Art Zine is currently available online via the link on the previous post while we are in the early stages of development.

We are producing a  ‘hard’ copy of this publication  that can be included in the art packs we are also currently putting together for members of the community most in need of creative support in the Blackpool and Fylde areas.

We draw our inspiration from working with others and believe that a creative community is a healthy community.

We had ‘two young ladies who really benefited from the art packs during lock down, they both live with anxiety and depression and find art lets them express themselves and lets them take their mind of things for a while, they use the art packs and other supplies on a regular basis and found them really helpful.’

We included small canvases, a box of paint and brush in the art packs

hands making smaller

We will soon be working face to face with participants once again and are exited to get going on new activities using the art packs and ‘Makezine’ to help facilitate creative workshops

Last Legs for Community Art

Live paint at Breakin’ Convention Blackpool Grand Theater

Mr Dee created a graffiti art piece for  Breakin Convention in Blackpool.

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The end of a perfect painting day – about 10.30 pm

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