Workshop

Mission Monsters Wednesday 31st October with Artist Jessica Hoad

31 Oct 2012

Event times

10am - 1pm | 2pm - 4pm

Cost of entry

£5

Mission Gallery

Swansea, United Kingdom

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If you're looking for a Halloween costume like no other, join artist Jessica Hoad to design and make your very own monster head using upcycled materials in Mission Gallery's new education space. The workshop will focus on the process of designing through to hands on making, monster heads can be taken home at the end of the session and used with an activity sheet provided to encourage play and story writing. Morning | 8-12 yrs | 10am — 1pm Through drawing and looking at available materials, children will create designs of wearable monster heads that they will later go on to make and take home with an activity sheet which will encourage them to write a story about the monster they have made. Afternoon | Age 5-7 yrs | 2pm — 4pm Junior Monsters can take part in the Halloween fun with Jessica in the afternoon and will be drawing monster body parts, including teeth, eyes and horns onto monster bodies. Taking ideas from these drawings, children will use an assortment of materials to decorate their very own wearable monster heads. All materials provided About Jessica Jessica has a varied and experimental practice, which has previously included using found objects to create large scale experiential installations, temporary interventions and performance. She studied BA Fine Art at Oxford Brooke's University from 2006- 2009. She relocated to Swansea where she works as a gallery assistant at Mission Gallery and has recently enrolled at Swansea Metropolitan University on the MA in Fine Art Contemporary Dialogues. £5 Per child | Limited places | Booking & pre payment essential Mission Gallery | Gloucester Place | Swansea | SA1 1TY To Book Now: learning@missiongallery.co.uk / 01792 652016 Payments must be made in advance and can be made over the telephone using a credit or debit card. Please inform us if the children suffer with any allergies/medical conditions

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