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Lumen Nature Prints and Painting

The beautiful sunny weather in Honiton yesterday was perfect for a nature walk and creating lumen prints 🙂 Using just sunlight, the lumen prints were made by exposing leaves, twigs, grasses and flowers onto black and white photography paper for just a few minutes….

Interactive Digital Media at Magic Carpet

An art-technology mashup! First, the guys drew a jungle-forest backgound, and then, separately, created some fierce  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…

Prop making for Alice in Wonderland

The guys have been very busy making all kinds of props for their production of Alice in Wonderland recently. They really are lovely and I think it’s going to look very special when they perform on May 17th in Honiton. Here are a few…

Animal Characters at Magic Carpet Honiton

Although we’re all familiar with them, animal characters are a pretty strange idea really. Animals who dress up, eat, speak and generally behave just like humans…? Paddington is a great example, and there are so many to choose from: Mr Toad, Top Cat, Dangermouse,…

Christmas Shadow Puppets with Magic Carpet

What a lovely day I had yesterday in Honiton with the guys from Magic Carpet Honiton Group. In a few hours we made shadow puppets, backgrounds and a puppet theatre! There was lots of lovely singing all accompanied by the wonderful Margaret on her…