Expressive Arts masterclasses Arts Council Wales

A continuation of learning / Parhad o ddysgu

The Arts Council of Wales is delighted to announce a series of live Expressive Arts Masterclasses for post 16 learners.

Why not join on 10 June as Dean Ynhell explores Beatbox artform and Beat Technique. Dean will breakdown the processes involved in these art forms giving key insights and inside knowledge. The masterclass is open to anyone with an interest in rap and beatboxing, no previous experience is necessary.

 

Click here to register using the password Masterclass.

 

Mae'n bleser gan Gyngor Celfyddydau Cymru gyhoeddi cyfres o Ddosbarthiadau Meistr Celfyddydau Mynegiannol byw ar gyfer dysgwyr ôl-16.

Beth am ymuno ar 10 Mehefin wrth i Dean Ynhell archwilio ffurf ar gelf Beatbox a Beat Technique. Bydd Dean yn dadansoddi'r prosesau sy'n gysylltiedig â'r ffurfiau celf hyn gan roi mewnwelediadau allweddol a gwybodaeth fewnol. Mae'r dosbarth meistr yn agored i unrhyw un sydd â diddordeb mewn rap a bît-focsio, nid oes angen profiad blaenorol.

Cliciwch yma i gofrestru gan ddefnyddio'r cyfrinair Masterclass.

 

 

 

On 17 June, join Aron Evans on a foray into animation. Learn how to produce your own animation loops and create GIFs for use on social media. The masterclass is open to anyone with an interest in animation, no previous experience is necessary. This Masterclass will be delivered in Welsh.

Click here to register using the password Masterclass.

Ar 17 Mehefin, ymunwch ag Aron Evans i chwilota am animeiddio. Dysgwch sut i gynhyrchu eich dolenni animeiddio eich hun a chreu GIFs i'w defnyddio ar gyfryngau cymdeithasol. Mae'r dosbarth meistr yn agored i unrhyw un sydd â diddordeb mewn animeiddio, nid oes angen profiad blaenorol. Cyflwynir y Dosbarth Meistr hwn yn Gymraeg.   

Cliciwch yma i gofrestru gan ddefnyddio'r cyfrinair Masterclass.

There are limited spaces on the masterclasses so please register soon. 

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Mae lleoedd cyfyngedig ar y dosbarthiadau meistr felly cofrestrwch yn fuan.

I gael manylion am ddosbarthiadau meistr yn y dyfodol, cofrestrwch i'n cylchlythyr dysgu creadigol.

 

Descriptions of Pre-recorded Masterclasses

 

Name

Lang

P16/KS

Art Form

Title

Description

Alex Rees

E

KS2/SEN

Digital Music

Digital Creativity with Music and Sound

Be a DJ in your own living room!

 

Join Alex Rees from Visible Music as he gives an introductory tour of apps and websites which allow easy and accessible fun with music and sound. No musical experience required – make your own beats and tunes with incredible realistic instruments.

 

Control the sound of a ‘Whale Synth’ or human voice box with your finger. Record your voice talking, rapping, singing – or maybe making up simple stories - and share with your friends.

 

Begin your journey into a world of creativity in sound!

Becca Cox (Familia de la noche)

E

KS2 Upwards

Sound

At Home Sound Effect Laboratory

Join Familia De La Noche at Sound School! You are invited you join them on your very own sound adventure. Boldly experiment with the noises around you, harness the power of sound and learn how to make your own At Home Sound Effect Laboratory!

 

You will be given an introduction to sound effects and the basic concepts of re-purposing sound for other uses.

 

All Music in the Film is credited to www.bensound.com/royalty-free-music

 

If you would like to find out more about the company please go to www.familiadelanoche.com

 

Bill Taylor

E

KS3/4

Drawing Portraits

Portraiture.

Pencil sketch using Chiaroscuro.

 

Join artist Bill Taylor Beales as he takes us on an adventure into the world of portraiture.

 

During the masterclass Bill will deliver a step by step guide on how to draw a pencil sketch portrait from a photograph using soft pencils and paper. Learn how to photograph your subject using the principles of chiaroscuro (light and dark) and how to prepare your work area. Hear about what materials work best and how to bring your work to life by using mark making and tonal values.

 

Ffion Glyn

Bi

Foundation/KS1

Literature

Bottom's Up: Exploring A Midsummer Night's Dream

Join Ffion Glyn and explore one of William Shakespeare’s most enchanting plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

 

Discover a story that takes place in a magical forest, meet some of the characters behind the mayhem that ensues and explore some of Shakespeare’s text. Throughout the session you will gain an understanding of how to build worlds and create distinct characters that help bring a story to life.

Ffion Glyn is a Coram Shakespeare Schools’ Foundation Creative Associate.

Lee Aspland

E

KS3/4

Smartphone Photography

Creative Smartphone Photography

Join professional photographer Lee Aspland as he encourages you to get creative with your Smartphone

Everybody has a Smartphone, but can they create imaginative photos with it? Or do they just point their phone in the general direction and produce average photos?

 

Creative Smartphone Photography shares 10 Tips to help you create fabulous photos. Using simple ideas, inventive photos and entertaining instruction, Lee will show you how to ramp up the quality and style of your photos.

 

This masterclass includes a full set of the slides for notetaking and a fun photography activity that everyone can take part in.

Matheus Prado

E

Upper KS2- adult

Drumming

Brazilian Percussion

Join Matheus Prado in this Brazilian percussion masterclass where he will show how you can play a samba rhythm using objects found in the home.

 

You will learn the different family of instruments that take part and how to play each of them. Once you learn how they sound individually you can play along with the rest of the ensemble where you will notice how the different layers interact with each other.

 

There is no material requirement and you will use what is available in the home to emulate the real instruments.

 

Play alongs will be available to use after the masterclass.

Melissa Pasut

E

FP/KS2

Dance

Creative Movement through Japanese Butoh Dance

 

Join Melissa Pasut and explore the rainforest in movement through imagery and creativity.

 

Experiment with movement and transforming your bodies through Japanese Butoh dance to experience the rainforest environment including the creatures and vegetation that exist there. Learners will have the freedom to move through their own styles and abilities through guided tasks and images. Playful and fun, young people will enjoy examining the breadth and life of the rainforest, from a single drop of water to a large furry mammal.

 

Naz Syed

E

Lower KS2

Book making

My Creativity Book, make your own concertina book and collage

 

Create your own concertina book with artist Naz. Use it to document stories, sketches, doodles and thoughts.

 

Why not give those recycled and reclaimed materials (old papers, cereal boxes, maps, magazines and tea bags) a new lease of life?

 

What theme will you choose? Maybe a book of journeys or one for fairies in the garden. Perhaps you want to document the flowers or showcase your work as an artist. The possibilities are endless.

 

Use simple collage techniques to tell a story and document your ideas and thoughts. Once you master the simple technique, you can create your own books in any size and add found objects and papers. A way to create memories and capture moments of calm and creativity.

Ruth Stringer

E

KS4

Design

Theatre Design:  Design Detectives

Interested in learning more about the different careers in theatre?

 

Ruth Stringer invites you to take part in Design Detectives to learn the secrets of designing for theatre productions. From searching for clues in your chosen play or text; exploring places, artists, time periods that interest you, experimenting and making with mood boards and sculpture, through to building a miniature 3D model of your finished set.  Learn all the jargon, tips and tricks to help you become a fully-fledged designer. The theatre stage is a place where anything can happen – this is your chance to decide exactly what!

Stuart Bawler

E

KS2 to adult

Paper Mache

Papier Mache Masterclass

 

Join Stuart Bawler as he takes you on a step-by-step guide to making 2 different masks using moulds, cardboard and papier mache. These masks are made in the same way as those used in theatre.

 

The masterclass employs household materials and tools; the techniques shown in the film can be used to make a variety of weird, wonderful and funny artworks, including costumes, sculptures and 3D pictures.

 

All you need to add is your imagination!

 

 

Descriptions of Post 16 Masterclasses

 

Name

Lang

P16/KS

Art Form

Title

Description

Aled Jones

W

Yes

Podcasts

An introduction to podcasts

 

 

Join Aled Jones as he introduces you to podcasts and prepares you for recording your own.

 

The masterclass will reveal some of the secrets of creating and sharing podcasts. This will include, how to plan your podcast and get suitable content; the tools and software needed for recording and editing your podcast; the importance of editing the audio of your podcast; advice and techniques to get the most out of your podcast; and building continuity, marketing and promoting your podcast.

 

The masterclass is open to anyone with an interest in podcasts, no previous experience is necessary. There will be the opportunity to ask questions during the live masterclass.

 

Angharad Harrop

Bi

Yes

Dance

Finding your feet

Join dancer Angharad Harrop as she supports you to explore embodiment within your dance practice. The masterclass will guide you through a series of exercises that look at quality and intention of movement. The class will begin with some warm-up exercises before moving on to work with a short phrase that requires little space to perform. Different process and methods will be explored playing with dynamics and quality of intention.

 

This masterclass is designed for those who already have a background or experience in dance. There will be the opportunity to ask questions during the live masterclass.

Aron Evans

W

Yes

Animation

Creating animation loops and GIFs

Join Aron Evans on a foray into animation. Learn how to produce your own animation loops and create GIFs for use on social media.

 

The only materials needed for the masterclass are A4 paper, pens and pencils. You will also need a smart phone or tablet loaded with the free app, Stop Motion. This is available in the App Store or in Android Play Store.

 

Attached is an example of a GIF that can be created.

 

  1. The masterclass is open to anyone with an interest in animation, no previous experience is necessary. There will be the opportunity to ask questions during the live masterclass.

Dean Yhnell

E

Yes

Beatboxing

An Introduction to Beatbox & Rap

 

Anyone can be a beat boxer and anyone can write raps!

 

Join beatboxer and rapper Dean Ynhell in this live masterclass as he explores Beatbox artform and Beat Technique. Dean will completely breakdown the processes involved giving you an insight into various aspects of these two art forms.

 

The masterclass is open to anyone with an interest in rap and beatboxing, no previous experience is necessary. There will be the opportunity to ask questions during the live masterclass.

Iola Ynyr

W

Yes

Theatre, performance and image

Morning Sun

Join Iola Ynyr for a scripting masterclass based on a painting by Edward Hopper called - ‘Morning Sun’.

 

The masterclass will explore, how to develop a character (based on the image); creating a monologue; ways to express self-isolation. Although the masterclass is centred around theatre and performance, the image could be used as a stimulant to create another image, develop creative writing or write an extract for film.

 

The masterclass is open to anyone with an interest in writing and performance, no previous experience is necessary. There will be the opportunity to ask questions during the live masterclass.

 

In preparation for this masterclass participants will need:

  • to be familiar with the painting
  • To collect 3 unconnected objects
  • a handful of the same objects e.g. gravel, rice
  • To find an object with a strong smell
  • Have plenty of paper and a pencil at the ready

 

Marc Griffiths

W

Yes

Film and audio

Digital Methods in Lockdown

Dulliau Digidol Dan Glo

Join Marc Griffiths from Stiwdiobox exploring how to create audio and video effectively while using your mobile devices.  Learn how to set up shots using a tripod, how to use a microphone etc. Marc will offer advice on tools and software (including apps) to make life easier.

 

The masterclass is open to anyone with an interest in digital methods, no previous experience is necessary. There will be the opportunity to ask questions during the live masterclass.

 

Marion Webber

E

Yes

Mixed media

Print, Paint & Stitch

Join Marion Webber as she guides you through the process of creating expressive, layered artworks, making print blocks, and adding prints without the need for a press.


 Marion will also give a short demonstration of simple stitch work that can be used to finish the piece and develop more ideas after the workshop.


 To get the most out of this workshop, please take the time to prepare some materials in advance and download the resource documents BEFORE the start of the workshop.

 

Please see the attached document for the materials needed for this workshop.

 

The masterclass is open to anyone with an interest in printing, paint and stitch. There will be the opportunity to ask questions during the live masterclass.

 

Last modified: Tuesday, 9 June 2020, 4:13 PM