Art For Employment 20/01/16

The theme of this session was to create a piece of artwork relating to creatures such as dolphins, insects and birds. Our members were hard at work designing with different art mediums to produce their final pieces of work.

Art For Employment 10/02/2016

During this session, participants were encouraged to make cups, mugs and bowls out of terracotta clay. These creations were decorated with designs and patterns in order to give their creations more of an appeal.    

Sharing Celebrations

Diwali – A celebration of our inner light. Light a candle and spend a few minutes softly gazing at the flame. Let your heart open wide and embrace your inner light. As a part of Artcore’s Sharing Celebrations project, we would like to invite you to come and join in for Diwali Celebrations. With this

Summer Vibe 01/09/2016

In the last session on Summer Vibe 2016, families took part in making mosaics. There was a selection of coloured tiles that participants could use to bring their imaginations to life.

Summer Vibe 25/08/2016

In this session, participants used air drying clay to make sculptures from a variety of clay press moulds. It was fun for all the family!

Summer Vibe 18/08/2016

In this session of Summer Vibe, participants made sculptures out of wire. They decorated them with different coloured pipe cleaners to give their work an interesting twist.

Summer Vibe – August 2016

Summer Vibe 11/08/2016

In this session, participants took part in canvas painting. They used acrylic paints to create colourful, creative designs in which they could take home with them.

Summer Vibe 04/08/2016

Families stepped out of their comfort zone in this session as they experimented in sand casting. They made interesting patterns and decorated them with mirrors – all differently shaped. For some of them, it was a completely new experience.

Summer Vibe 28/07/2016

In the first session, families took part in collage card making. As you can see, participants used different types of textured paper to create colourful cards suitable for any occasion.

Creative Summer 2016

A programme of creative activities during the summer holidays. Art activities accessible to all ages and abilities taking place in different areas of Derby and Derbyshire. Throughout the summer, Artcore is delivering art and craft workshops in Derby and Derbyshire. Various art mediums including painting, clay work, mosaic, watercolours, collage making, lipan art and lots
‘Creating Vivid dreams’ – Session two on Wednesday 22nd June 10.30 – 12.30 Aims: Mix colours to produce a collection of coloured textured papers. Participants mixed colours and applied these to paper using a variety of different methods to create a selection of textures. Apply the principles of the colour wheel that they learnt last
‘Creating Vivid dreams’ – Session one , Wednesday 8th June 10.30 – 12.30 at Artcore Studios Aims: Enabling participants to understand mixing colours to produce their own colour wheel. Participants mixed colours beautifully and experimentally using the colour wheel as a reference. A few of the learners hadn’t mixed colours before; and decided that they

Creating Vivid Dreams

Artcore Presents Creating Vivid Dreams with artist Theresa Hempsall. The ‘Creating Vivid Dreams’ project aims to bring diverse communities together encouraging them to develop and learn new skills by offering support to share their stories using creative art mediums. Sessions are free from 10.30am – 12.30pm on specific Wednesdays  at Artcore – 3 Charnwood Street,
As part of ‪#‎InvisibleBoundaries‬ come along and take part in our FREE Oral History Training Session and Walk on: Friday 26th February from: 12am-2pm at: Heart of the Park Building, Arboretum Park DE23 8FZ We will be joined by special guest researcher Colin Hyde from the East Midlands Oral History Archive in the University of