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Get Started Morley

The projector is already on, from reviewing the previous films this group have made, so its ready for a group activity, creating a composit shadow portrait. Trying to fit it back together leads to great discussions about Abstract Art. A good way to design potential characters – play the doodle game! These always lead to…

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Get Started – Naburn 2

Recipe For An Engaging And Successful Creative Arts Project Ingredients: participants; good relations between Artlink staff, staff at the service and artists; enthusiastic support staff who approach problems as though it is sports day and they are obstacles to be leapt over; a great volunteer; well-structured plans with room for flexibility; a light and airy space where…

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Get Started at Naburn Court

We’ve followed some of the original Ramshead Wood participants to their new centre, at Naburn Court. This journey fits well with our theme for these 9 sessions – The World. Each week we will creatively travel to a different place around the world. Our first session began by exploring our starting point, us and where…

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Get Started – Potternewton 3

                                                                                                 Here we are in our third year…

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Studio 3 and the Weather Cafe

Studio 3 are enjoying working with artist David Shearing, once again, after he invited the group to participate in his Weather Cafe Project. The group have come up with the idea of assembling weathered objects using a range of found objects as well as artwork they are creating that is being put in the garden…

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Get Started – Lilac (4)

Every month during 2015 Lilac group has met at Artlink building or visited cultural venues off site. What a rainbow of explorations and creations! In May we explored Indian hand mudras through a hand dance of emotions, we connected to emotions through the colour of a mood ring which led into developing our own character…

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Get Started – Bramley Fulfilling Lives Centre (4)

  Conversations and new relationships continue to flourish between Bramley Primary school and Bramley Fulfilling Lives. Over the last few weeks of our project, we have had the pleasure of watching the participants get to know each other in new and exciting spaces. Our project has explored various body parts under the concept of “self…

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Get Started Ramshead Wood: Whatever the Weather continues

Summer moved in to Autumn and then Winter for us all at Ramshead Wood. We continued to focus, each week, on a different weather type. Every session we came armed with appropriately themed activities, and if the weather permitted, could sometimes make use of the expansive outdoor space available to us. Rainbows Well, on this…

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Get Started – Bramley Fulfilling Lives Centre (3)

This Autumn at Bramley Fulfilling Lives Centre we have linked up with Bramley Primary School to create an exciting rich series of workshops introducing year 6 pupils and adult participants. During the project so far, Ellie and I have led workshops at both sites and invited adults and children to both settings to meet each…

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Get Started – Wetherby Fulfilling Lives Centre (4)

Through the theme of temperaments we have explored Earth, milling, nutrition, fire and warmth. The group have embraced the imaginative storytelling, where they all contribute with equal measure, laughing as the story unravels, adding sound effects, without any prompting, breaking into a song at the drop of the hat and beaming with lovely smiles that…

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