STart cardboard boxes

Fran-A-Tron  is ready to complete her mission.

Thursday the 28th Of August, once again another STart session took place and this time it saw the creation of cardboard being turned into something more. It started off with our sessional worker doing some cleaning up before the session started. She was about to throw out a cardboard box that was no longer needed when I decided that it could have some use before completely getting rid of. Cutting out some holes in the box for arms and eyes and drawing a smile I had a character that gave influence for Kieran to go on to along with Jack […] Read more »

#LuvLeicester

Lego Pimpstress Abe

From the 5th of August ’til the 15th, a mixed exhibition of photography and stencil work will be on display in Leicester’s Highcross shopping centre. The photography portion of this exhibit, Luv Leicester, is based around what residents think is great about the city. This is a project that has been led by myself and Abby Smith; who participated in the running of last year’s Unrestricted exhibition. It consists of photography by a mix-bag of young people; both from Soft Touch’s STart group, and from Park Lodge hostel. As well as the young people’s work, there is going to be a photo booth […] Read more »

STart go to London- Abby’s Perspective.

bridge

So, the 28th of May 2014 the STart group from Soft Touch Arts went on a trip to London to the Tate Modern and got given tickets by the Mighty Creatives to also view the Matisse gallery displayed within. It entitled a 9:30am meet at the train station to help late comers not be late and at 9:59am all seated on the train off we went. 1 hour and 15 minutes of traveling we arrived at ST.Pancreas station where we were held up by a long wait for tube tickets to which Jim finally bought but returned rather cheesed off […] Read more »

Thursday sessions progression

Maya's progress

Here are the stencils progress from being just a cut out to now having a touch of colour to them. Not all at there final stage but it’s a start and all are showing potential to something that will look brilliant. These are just a few of the stencils, other people in the groups stencils are still a work in progress and haven’t got to the spray painting stage but will soon be. Read more »