found materials

July 2018 – Rethink and Reuse

This month we were joined by Select Home Help again who ran a workshop showing us some ingenious ways of recycling rubbish! We created plant pots out of tins, propagators our of plastic bottles and puppets out of milk bottles! It was a fab night and we created some brilliant […]

June 2018 – Printmaking Tasters

This month we where joined by the wonderful artist Alex Jakob-Whitworth who taught us a few Printmaking techniques! We tried out Monoprinting and Collographs. A Collagraph print is one made from a plate collaged with different textures. A Monoprint is a printing process where only one print can be created, […]

April 2018 – Cumbrian Art Attack

This month we created out own Cumbrian Art Attack! Inspired by Neil Buchanan on his programme Art Attack, we created a massive artwork about Cumbria on the floor of the engine bay at Eden Arts! We made a list of many things we love about Cumbria and spent an hour and a […]

September 2017 – Faerie Legends of Dalemain

After the success of creating faeries last month we decided to run another session in September. This time  however, we have the wonderful opportunity to run this session at the magical, mystical and beautiful grounds of Dalemain Mansion! We created our own faeries out of the wonderful array of natural […]

August 2017 – Here there be faeries

This month we spent time discovering faeries! We played with leaves, feathers, string and sticks to create little winged creatures often referred to as faeries. It was a really fun session as it was great really letting our creativity loose on the materials. I wonder how many will appear in […]