Originary Arts invite you to brighten up your day with play! Brighton’s colourful creatives bring bold colour, pattern and imagination to the Art Studio. Express yourself and experiment, get messy and creative with workshops in printing, collage, life drawing and paper play.
Originary Arts are a team of creatives led by Nikki Shaill. Based by Brighton’s seaside they are lovers of colour, pattern, geometric shapes and play. They believe that everyone has the power to discover joy through the arts. Expressing themselves in wild and wondrous things ways. Previous collaborations and projects include Brooklyn Art Library, Tate Lates, Paper Theatre, phone box exhibitions, residences inside skips, The Rainbow Parade, V&A workshops and lots of getting messy with paint and paper in festival fields across the UK.
PROGRAMME AND WORKSHOP INFO
ART STUDIO: FRIDAY
ORIGINARY ARTS TAKEOVER
Originary Arts invite you to brighten up your day with play! Brighton’s colourful creatives bring bold colour, pattern and imagination to the Art Studio. Express yourself and experiment, get messy and creative with workshops in printmaking, collage, life drawing and paper play.
10:00 – 11:00
ORIGINARY ARTS: STRING PRINTING
Play with pattern and texture as you learn to print with string! Free form relief printmaking for focus and fun to create unique DIY aesthetic designs.
ORIGINARY ARTS: COLOURFUL COLLAGE
Cut, paste, rip and stick to create bold collages bursting with colour! Use magazines, words and found imagery to express your imagination and make vibrant visions. Take inspiration from artists like Hannah Hoch, Wangechi Mutu or Matisse to create your own bold and surreal compositions.
13:30 – 14.30
ORIGINARY ARTS: THE LIFE DRAWING PLAYGROUND
Capture curious costumed characters as they pose for your drawing delight! Participate in playful life drawing exercises and experiments to express yourself. Sketch to a soundtrack and release your creative confidence in mark making.
15:00 – 16:00
ORIGINARY ARTS: MAXIMALIST MASQUERADE
More is more! Create your own maximalist couture ready to take part in our mini masquerade parade. Layer up a riot of paper shapes, stickers, patterns and tape to make wild and wondrous wearable art.
ORIGINARY ARTS: THE LIFE DRAWING DISCO
Let your doodles dance and your scribbles wiggle! Sketch to a playful playlist of tunes as our models stretch and flex in this arty aerobics workshop. Dynamic drawing exercises and power poses!
Children must be accompanied by an adult for all workshops.