Despite all the craziness going on at the minute there has been some great stuff happening creatively to help keep people entertained. We thought we’d list and link a few projects and activities that you may wish to get involved with. This is by no means a comprehensive list but it's a start...
Web support for small businesses.
If you need some help during this difficult period updating your website with new business hours, takeout/delivery information etc. then Beth is happy to offer her website/design services for free.
You can get in contact with her by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org if you need any help.
BOOGIE has created some black/white sketches which you can download and print for free and colour them yourself, your kids, your grandma…He's uploading one new sketch each day from now on during the next 30 days. He just asks that you send him some pics, some videos, some stories….and use the hashtag #everybodyboogienow
BRING THE PAPER
A team of Leicester based writers have banded together to work on a sketch based zine. First edition QUARANTINE EDITION. If you want to submit sketches please send them to email@example.com
Graffwerk have teamed up with a number of artists to offer some free downloadable colouring sheets. Print them off and enjoy. If you like what you see go check out their websites and see how you can support them back.
INKIE GRAFFITI COLOURING BOOK:
Featuring Classic and unreleased INKIE designs this colouring book is filled with full colour and black and white versions of each design to provide hours of doodling for adults and children of all ages. Available for pre-order from GraffHQ.
Free Postcard and Sticker set with all orders
For £20 a month you will get access to all his live online workshops that will be broadcast several times a week, free weekly downloads of colouring in sheets and art challenges and a 20% discount code that can be redeemed against any of his artwork and merchandise.
METRO BOULOT DODO
If you have access to a VR headset, you can view lots of their immersive storytelling experiences at home.
Over the next week we they will post links to our online artwork for you to view and share.
For Oculus Go headset owners: Empire Soldiers VR
Empire Soldiers VR is a collection of two films that pay tribute to the forgotten contribution of Caribbean and South Asian Soldiers in World War 1. Hear the captivating stories of the battlefield and share the emotional experience of the return home. As the journey continues to the present day, focus turns to the changes of the last 100 years, and the impact of migration on the world today. Age 13+
MR CLEAVERS MONSTERS
Like Alien? Make your own psychologically-disturbing little companion, inspired by H. R. Giger's classic design!
Download the images to your device, print them out (onto thin cardboard is best) and then assemble (instruction sheet provided).
It’s definitely worth checking out his page. He also has do it yourself rocket packs to make.
Leicester based artist AGIE has recently launched his how to guide book exploring the basics of graffiti. The perfect guide for beginners, this book will teach all age groups tips and tricks to create your own lettering.