Visual art

Inspired by the Moors

Originally, we had hoped that Caitlin would be able to visit Eye in person and work face-to-face with residents, as part of her Connect intervention. Instead, we had an intervention…
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A basket of green apples on a chequered cloth

Create#19: A Village Harvest

Rethinking the vegetable print; a simple printing technique using fruit and vegetables from the garden or left over from the weekly shop. I really enjoy looking closely at things; for…
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A watercolour of a river, a hill with trees in the background and a bright orange buoy bobbing on the inky black water

Buddying Up with Make, Do & Friends

We are delighted to be working with the Buddy Up scheme, managed by Community Action Suffolk, and we are now offering relaxed, informal creative chats to volunteers and their buddies…
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Create #14: Indoor Shadow drawing

In my last Create activity, I suggested making outdoor shadow drawings but not everybody wants to be outdoors at this time of year, so here’s an indoor version you can…
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Create #13: Shadow Drawing

As autumn deepens to winter, the quality of the light changes; the days shorten and shadows lengthen; I love the stark quality of winter sunlight. Shadow tracing is a lovely…
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A hand holds an inked up Blutack with seed head and in front is the print made using it

Create #11: A Tactile Walk

Learn a simple printing technique to record textures and objects found on a village walk. As well as the step-by-step instructions below, and the Activity Guide that you can download,…
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Create #5: Found Faces

Visual thinking, imagination and photography to reveal the hidden faces of the village. The eye loves order and looks for form in random patterns. The face is an image we…
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The artist, Caitlin, putting up the first of the nine plaques

Connect all over Laxfield

The plaques are now up in Laxfield – they’ve been cast in jesmonite, with added iron filings and a salt wash, so they will ‘age’ over time. Thank you to…
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