As part of our Fantasy Plant project and Funded by LeftCoast we worked with year two at Revoe Learning Academy and here are their ‘Fantasy’ mushrooms. Here is a small selection of their work.
Each pupil picked out an unusual mushroom name from the ‘mystery bag’ and then drew out the design before making their own mushroom using recycled materials.
They turned out just great.
Four more year groups’ work to follow this week.
Working again with one of our favorite partner organisations Shabby2chic CIC and wonderful owner Sandra Johnson, a group of young people and YOT.
Over the next six weeks we will be working with the group to design items that are up-cycled, using printmaking, graffiti and shabby chic techniques.
Fantasy Plant Shop puppet making workshop
Using a Fantasy Plant Design by Boz as a starting point The young people made a number of sock puppets ready for the screening of ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ at the Last Monday Club in October
Foxy fox glove and yet to be named friends
Photos by Boz Phillips
paper eating plant sock by Boz Phillips
We love working with Club2Go. Fantastic and dedicated people who offer activities to young people in areas where there is little or no access to arts and sports during the holidays.
The young participants love the Posca pens that were kindly donated to us by them earlier this year
All the cardboard we use is recycled
In 2013 we were asked to facilitate two short workshops with young people engaged in National Citizens Service activities with the YMCA in the fantastic setting of Rossall School Fleetwood, during the summer break.
We created cardboard knights armor for the participants to add their own team designs to.
In 2013 Mr Dee was asked to work with Shabby2Chic as we have a great working partnership with this fantastic company
Mr Dee worked with a young person to develop his art work on to a piece of recycled furniture which sold for £60
The young person who painted this has a real talent for illustration.
We suggested he develop one particular art work for adding to a
Not only did the young man in pass his award: gaining confidence and self esteem with regards his skills. He was able to see the potential to take his work forward and develop a business selling his art work in the future.
As part of the Circles of Light Project we facilitated a drop in session for a day at Kirkham Park.
Families and young people participated throughout the day.
Mr Dee was kept busy
The art works went to good use