FUNKY FLOWERS OF HOPE AND THANKS

Sponsored by Waltham Forest Virtual Culture, Art Council England and the Lottery Heritage Fund

FUNKY FLOWERS OF HOPE AND THANKS – Kat guides you through how to create colourful, imaginary flower sculptures. Aimed at children from 7 up or families collaborating together these recycled plastic drinks bottle creations can be made individually or with members of your household.

USE THIS FILM FOR WIRING FUNKY FLOWERS TOGETHER

A GUIDE TO WIRING PLASTIC BOTTLE FLOWERS TOGETHER – A step by step guide to wiring recycled plastic bottles together. You will need some thin wire and wire cutters/plyers and someone to help you if possible.

USE THE TWO FILMS BELOW TO PREPARE BOTTLES & PAINT FOR OUR FORTHCOMING "FUNKY FLOWERS OF HOPE AND THANKS" TUTORIAL

CLICK HERE for a link to the launch details

HOW TO PREPARE PLASTIC BOTTLES FOR ARTS GENERATION SCULPTURE ACTIVITIES – In this video we show how to prepare recycled drinks bottles for their transformation into amazing sculptures. ADULTS OR OLDER CHILDREN UNDER SUPERVISION

A RECIPE FOR STICKY PAINT – In this video we demonstrate how to create an acrylic-like paint that can be used to paint on plastic bottles. Mixing PVA with poster paint will create an adhesive, sticky paint which can be used to decorate your plastic bottle sculptures!

DRAWING AND MARK MAKING LESSON FOR ALL AGES – PART 1 

Kat from Arts Generation guides you through a calming drawing activity. Using birds as a visual stimulus, have a go at creating patterns and then bird drawings.

DRAWING AND MARK MAKING LESSON FOR ALL AGES – PART 2 

Kat from Arts Generation guides you through a calming drawing activity. Using birds as a visual stimulus, have a go at creating patterns and then bird drawings.

RECYCLED BOTTLE SCULPTURE LESSON – Learn how to create fabulous recycled Bottle sculptures with Kat from Arts Generation. You will need an adult to help you with parts of this project..please do not attempt it on your own.

RECYCLED SHOE BOX LID AND CARD RELIEF SCULPTURE – Join experienced art teacher Kat from Arts Generation to create your very own magical imaginary landscape. Kat will guide you through this activity where all you will need is a shoe box lid, some corrugated packaging card, paints and markers, glue and scissors.

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