Video Workshops

We are overjoyed to bring you online activities courtesy of our talented local artists. If you have a go at one of these please do let us know, we would love to see! 

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Plastic Puppetry with Jo Munton!

July’s #CaradArtistOfTheMonth, the incomparable Jo Munton of Vagaboni Puppets, gives an impassioned display of plastic upcycling in the creation of incredible puppets. A must for anyone who wants to see the potential in things otherwise discarded, the power of creativity in the face of global destruction, and the sheer joy of plastic.

See more of her work on her Website!

Expressive Flower Painting with Jill Crowther!

Local-ish artist, #CARADArtistOfTheMonth for June, Jill Crowther, has made a relaxed flower painting video – why not pick some flowers and paint along with her as she uses paints, inks and embellishing gel to create expressive, dreamlike irises. An unconcerned approach to a relaxed final work.

See more of her work on her Website!

Nature Painting with Lucy Burden!

Local artist Lucy Burden, #CaradArtistOfTheMonth May 2021, takes us on a journey to discover inspiration from the countryside around us. Follow along on her walk and see which techniques she uses to make her distinctive artworks.

Why not look at her Website!

Paper Patchwork Postcards with Jane Titley!

#CARADArtistOfTheMonth for April 2021, the joyous Jane Titley, shows us all a fabulous technique for making postcards from nature inspired paintings, prints, and recycled materials. Check out her website! 

Why not look at her Website!

Soothing Motivational Drawing with Meltem Arikan!

Local artist, playwright, novelist, poet and political dissident, Meltem Arikan, #CaradArtistOfTheMonth for March 2021, has made a wonderful workshop on meditative, motivational drawing – designed to keep you focused on what you need and inspired to achieve it.

Why not look at her Website!

Making Mandalas with Jane Mason!

Local artist and force of Nature,  Jane Mason #CaradArtistOfTheMonth for February 2021, guides us through techniques to develop our own beautiful mandalas.

Why not look at her Website!

Mushroom Madness! Artistic Spore Prints

Some tips and basic information on how to create a beautiful mushroom spore print! Remember to always be respectful to nature and careful as some mushrooms can seriously hurt or even kill you.

Monoprinting with JELLY!

Learn how to create simple and fun monoprints with NO equipment required – just paint, a roller (or brush!) and a packet of JELLY!

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