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YOS Boom Part One

On Wednesday evenings thoughout Spring and early Summer, we’ve been working with a group of young people here at Arlink. They’ve been invited by Will Donovan at YOS to take part in our art project, and we’ve thown a whole mix of activities at them. From microscopic photography, animated zoetropes, fabric painting, collaging, OHP projections,…

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Get Started – Bewerley Croft Year 3 Part 2

Week 6 We introduced the group to some still life drawing exercises using natural objects to make an intriguing composition. We practised with viewfinders to mask off areas of the composition to focus on a tiny detail. We used a wax resist technique. As ever, the group threw themselves into the challenge and produced some…

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Get Started – Wetherby Year 3, Part 2

Week 6 We designed and made nature garlands to hang in the outside area which we are turning into a sculpture garden, using pine cones, sheep wool, twine, willow, feathers and paint. The group loved arranging in different compositions for hanging. We were hoping to make outside in the garden, but the weather was too…

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Get Started Bewerley Croft Year 3 – Let’s Get Drawing

We are now in our third year at Bewerley Croft and this year we have decided to use drawing as our main theme. It was great to arrive back and find some of our regular participants (Neil and Graeme) already eagerly waiting for us to get started, and even better they have brought some new…

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Lilac – Weathering The Change

The Lilac group meet at Artlink monthly to explore their creativity in a range of artistic forms, or at least that has been the pattern for most of the last two and a half years.   But, finding the space more conducive to a variety of activities (and more spacious), we moved from the base at…

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Get Started Wetherby Year 3

Week 1 We are in Wetherby in the new premises, and we brought new activities  to add movement and colour into our sessions. The new premises are much nearer to the centre of Wetherby and there is a garden with trees and bird’s song! Everybody is excited that we are back! We are trying to…

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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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