Interactive Digital Media at Magic Carpet

An art-technology mashup!

First, the guys drew a jungle-forest backgound, and then, separately, created some fierceΒ  animal characters which we cut out and animated against a green screen.

Then, through the magic of digital media, we overlayed the animation on the background, and projected the whole thing onto a screen and, as you can see,! had a lot of fun interacting with our scary creations!

The animation we made:

Creative Club

I can’t believe we’re past half term already! The first four Creative Club sessions produced some lovely work in January and February, from moody charcoal scenes to eggbox puppets! Take a look πŸ™‚

Black and White Workshop – Magic Carpet Honiton

Today we explored “black and white” (and a bit of colour!). Everyone got into the idea, from black and white animals to old silent movie stars, and made some beautiful large-scale charcoal and chalk drawings. In the afternoon we had a look at op-art and made some zebras on zebra crossings (which made our eyes go funny …)

Workshop Photos 2017-18

Lots of lovely pictures from the last year-eighteen months or so πŸ™‚ Thanks everyone!

Bishopsteignton Comics Club end of term pdf

So to kick off 2019 here’s the pdf from last term’s Comics Club at Bishopsteignton Primary (see below).

It’s the last for a while, as Comics Club will now morph into Creative Club, which will feature a wider range of creative activities including puppets, drawing and illustration, cameraless photography, kites, and clay modelmaking πŸ™‚

comics club pdf autumn 18

Rocket Comics At Teignmouth Library!

TOMORROW!! Come down at 11am and make a rocket comic with me! Β£2 per child we’re running till 12.30pm. Hope to see you there!

What a brilliant, creative workshop! Thanks to Cathy and Caroline for helping out and to the children and their families for coming and getiing into the activity so enthusiastically,. And the result was some rather lovely, unique rocket comics πŸ™‚

Comic Characters at Teignmouth Library

School’s out so it’s time once again for the Summer Reading Challenge! πŸ™‚ This year the theme is “mischief makers” (as in Dennis the menace and Beryl the Peril), so Teignmouth Library have asked me to run a couple of comics workshops to celebrate.

Pictures of today’s workshop are below and I’ll be back on 13th August to run a Rocket Comic Book making workshop. Looking forward to it!