Are you looking for inspiring drawing activities, examples of a practicing artist's sketchbooks or a fun creative project to try with your children?

 

Take a look at these films, in which Jo shares creative ideas & her passion for drawing & making. Commissioned by  The Hepworth Wakefield, Harewood House, AccessArt & the Burberry Inspire Project. 

Looking to commission your own activity film? 

 

Drawing Activity Films by Jo Blaker

 

Activity: Rain Drawings 

Client: The Hepworth Wakefield

Audience: Families 

Date: February 2021

Materials: Felt tip pens, biro, paper & water

 

 

Activity: Mix & Match Portraits

Client: The Hepworth Wakefield

Audience: Families 

Date: February 2021

Materials: Paper, Pencil, Scissors

 

 

Activity: Thumbnail Drawings 

Client: Burberry Inspire & The Hepworth Wakefield

Audience: KS3 students participating in Burberry Inspire Project

Date: June 2020

Materials: Paper, Drawing tool, Household objects 

 

 

Activity: Frottage Birds 

Client: Harewood House

Audience: Families

Date: July 2020

 

Materials: Paper, Wax crayon/oil pastel, Paint, Natural materials

Films about Sketchbooks by Jo Blaker

 

Content: Jo opens her sketchbook & tells you about all the different kinds of drawings inside 

Client: AccessArt

Audience: KS2, 3 & 4 children

Context: Part of the Let Me Inspire You series for the DrawAble project - aimed at supporting child to transition back to formal education following Covid related lockdown

Date: September 2020

Secret Powers of Sketchbooks Series:

 

Content: What purpose might a sketchbook have? How might a sketchbook help an artist, designer, illustrator or student? Jo answers some of these questions by talking about 4 Secret Powers of Sketchbooks in 3 short films.

 

Client: AccessArt

Audience: KS2, 3 & 4 children

Context: Part of the Let Me Inspire You series for the DrawAble project - aimed at supporting child to transition back to formal education following Covid related lockdown

Date: September 2020

Print, Sculpture & Craft Activity Films by Jo Blaker

 

Activity: String Prints 

Client: The Hepworth Wakefield

Audience: Families 

Date: March 2021

Materials: String, Cardboard, Glue, Scissors, Pen, Paper, Paint, Paint Brush 

 

 

Activity: Exploring Sculpture  

Client: Burberry Inspire & The Hepworth Wakefield

Audience: KS3 students participating in Burberry Inspire Project

Date: June 2020

Materials: Household Objects

 

 

Activity: Stencil Mono Printing 

Client: The Hepworth Wakefield

Audience: Families 

Date: March 2021

Materials: Paint, Sponge Roller, Flat wipe clean surface, Paper, Scissors  

 

 

Activity: Paper Snowflake Decorations 

Client: The Hepworth Wakefield

Audience: Families 

Date: December 2020

Materials: A range of papers, Scissors, Glue, String