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Diana Jones presents
Everyone a Maker
Sunday 23 April
IN A NUTSHELL
Inspirational ways to upcycle everyday ‘waste’ into beautiful house-hold items
Join artist Diana Jones for a new monthly arts & crafts session.
This month: transform your old plastic milkbottles into beautiful and useful creations. Stay half a day and go home with a fantasy mobile, stay the whole day and make a dazzling lampshade ready to fit your existing light fittings! Please bring an empty milk bottle or two.
WHAT TO EXPECT
During the course of the day, you will
- design, drawing on source images to inspire shapes, particularly from natural world- leaves, bones, sea creatures...
- explore utilising various everyday tools in alternative way. EG stapling with desk stapler, ironing milk bottle plastic, paper fasteners, hole punches….
- experiment with various ways of manipulating and joining ‘waste’ material: weaving, threading, ironing, putting through laminator, glue gun, pop riveting….
Diana Jones works in the field of celebratory arts running engaging creative workshops with people of all ages from art sessions with parents and under 5s in Children’s Centres to making giant Ravana effigies for the London Hindu Community. She has created lantern installations with schools for the National Theatre and many carnivals and lantern processions with Emergency Exit Arts.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
'Di runs fun playful workshops where ideas can evolve, and confidence is built.'
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THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
For ages 8+ and their caregivers and families
This event is wheelchair accessible.