Visual Arts Workshops

These workshops are completely FREE to use and please pass the word on about their availability. We would like as many people as possible to enjoy these.

If, after viewing and taking part in these you feel that you would like to make a donation to help Arts Taunton, through the Tyca Festival, continue in 2021, please click the button below. There is no minimum amount and we will be grateful for whatever you can give. Thank you in advance.

Workshop 1

Workshop 1 – ‘The Functional Mask’ – design/make a mask for a specific purpose - to protect, to disguise, to amuse or to frighten… 
Explore and develop ideas through investigations, sketches, research into relevant artists’ work. Be inspired to collect images, refine ideas and plan a playful design for a welder’s mask, or a face-covering to reflect your personality!

Workshop 2

Workshop 2 – ‘‘The Cultural Mask’ – create artwork - painting, printing, sculpture or textiles inspired by cultural masks from around the world and artists work… 
+Study forms of masks and embellishments used around the world, learn about the symbolism behind masks in certain cultures and combine these with media experimentation and paint techniques to produce exciting artwork.

Enjoyed the workshops?

If, after viewing and taking part in these you feel that you would like to make a donation to help Arts Taunton, through the Tyca Festival, continue in 2021, please click the button below. There is no minimum amount and we will be grateful for whatever you can give. Thank you in advance.