Graffiti hats in the Teepee at Blackpool St Johns Square May 20th and 21st in the lead up to the fantastic Breakin’ Convention Show at Grand Theatre.
This May we worked with Grand Theatre to publicise and support the ‘Breakin’ Convention’ show at Grand Theatre Blackpool
We worked with Revoes notorious ‘Graffiti Grannies’ on the 16th May at Matcham Court Grand Theater Blackpool.
Selected photos from the 5 workshops can be found below.
Graffiti sign workshop at Ibbison Community Center
and a selection of photos from workshops with Aiming Higher,
Aspired Futures, Streetlife and Headstart Blackpool
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.
We were really exited to be asked to work with this group of amazing young people while they built go karts with Phill and Graham at 4Techmotohttp://www.4techmoto.co.uk/
With Phill and Grahams skill at Blackpool t4Techmoto two teams built 2 go-karts for racing after two days build and a final day ‘fettling’ and painting up the
Boz worked with the two teams while they built the machines ready for racing on day three. while Mr Dee helped design and paint the custom graffiti on the finished karts.
Phill working on Team Smiles classic go kart design
Quick check to make sure everything is working
before taking off the wheels ready for graffiti custom job
Team Smile with Mr Dee
Practising the painting
Team Oblivion with Graham
A few test runs before the races later in the day
Loading the karts in to the trailer
Arriving at the Palatine race track
Then up to the line for the first of three races
Even Sally the dog got in on the act with Phill
Fantastic day with the two teams and all the people involved
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 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
Circles of Light 2013.
Contemporary Calligraphy at Lytham Hall, Lytham
Older participants were invited to create a graffiti design based on an image of Lytham Hall with calligraphy designs as part of the Circles of Light Art Project
The design idea
The canvas: a roll of cling film stretched between the trees in the grounds of Lytham Hall.
The participants couldn’t wait to get started
From the front
From the back
Mr Dee working on the text
Then it was gone …..