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  • Orla  Henihan
  • Paint Like the Ancients Visual Art Workshops for 10-12 year olds

    Created 2009-04-25 by Orla Henihan

    Location: Rural - Co. Mayo

    Duration: 2009-04-25 to 2009-05-16

Project Outline

Participants explore how Cavemen, Egyptians, Aborigines and Renaissance painters painted in times gone by in this exploratory and very hands-on workshop. They grind berries and moss to make paint, learn all about Egyptian hieroglyphs, paint an animal imagery onto board using sticks, feathers and their fingers, and explore renaissance methods of mixing egg white with pigment and painting onto plaster.

Project Details

  • Location: Rural
  • From date: 2009-04-25
  • To date: 2009-05-16
  • Length: 4 weeks
  • Participants per session: 20
  • Participants in total: 20
  • Contact hours: 6
  • Age range of participants:
    8-11, 12-14
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  • Related Organisation(s):
    Linenhall Arts Centre
  • Other Related Artists:
    Katy Newman

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