250 participants for the 10th Big Draw in Watford Animation Workshop !!!


Quirky Pictures led  a series of workshops with the Watford Museum during October, celebrating the 10th Big Draw Campaign for Drawing. A week of drawing and animation workshops in the gallery of the Harlequin Shopping Centre, culminating in a mass drawing marathon and exhibition day on the ground floor of the Harlequin.

Thanks to everyone that attended & drew with us, we reached the staggering number of 250 participants from age 2 years old to 67 years old!!!

To WATCH THE MOVIES CLICK HERE,

To LOOK AT THE STILLS CLICK HERE

On the 27 and the 28 October we created two animations to celebrate the colours of  Watford. Below you can Watch Excerpt of the Final Animations:

“The Big draw in Watford”
“My Favourite Colour is..”

 

The Big Draw in Watford

The Big Draw in Watford

My favourite colour is.... ANIMATION WORKSHOP

My favourite colour is....

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On the 31st October we displayed all ours lovely drawing in the Harlequin Centre and everyone had a chance to draw and animate all together a wonderful movie…   Below you can Watch Excerpt of the Final Animations:

“Drop in and Draw in”
at The 10th Big Draw Celebration in Watford!!!”

 

Drawing at the Harlequin Centre

Drawing at the Harlequin Centre

Drawing in Chalk

Drawing in Chalk

Drawing at the Harlequin

Drawing at the Harlequin

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A special thank to Sophie Ronson, the Arts Development Officer, for organising the events, to Naina Vadgama for assisting us during the workshops and to Sara Vince for her help.

Workshop Leader: Shaun Clark and Kim Noce
Arts Development Officer: Sophie Ronson
Assistants: Naina Vadgama and Sara Vince
Animation Workshop for All ages

Location: Watford Museum @ The Harlequin Centre

View the movies and animations at http://www.vimeo.com/quirkypictures

View stills pictures at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/quirkypictures/sets/72157622607723481/

“Animate your Favourite Colour”
Draw and Create an animated movie of the colours of Watford
Wed 28 October 10am-4pm, 8-14 years old

“Draw and Animated Watford”
Create and Animated a drawing of the town of Watford
Thur.27 October 10am-4pm, 8-14 years old

“Drop In and Draw In”
Come and join in a mass drawing celebration
Sat 31 October 10am-4pm, All Ages

Location: Watford Museum @ The Harlequin Centre
194 Lower High Street, Watford WD17 2DT
Telephone 01923 232297
Email: info@watfordmuseum.org.uk.
http://www.watfordmuseum.org.uk

Sponsors:
WATFORD COUNCIL/WATFORD MUSEUM
www.watfordmuseum.org.uk

THE CAMPAIGN FOR DRAWING
www.campaignfordrawing.org

THE HARLEQUIN
http://www.theharlequin.uk.com

MARK & SPENCER
http://www.marksandspencer.com

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About Quirky Pictures

Award winning professional animators teaching animation workshops in and around London, England