Stephen Mangan, actor and presenter of Sky Arts' Portrait Artist of the Year will introduce the 2023 MARKS module and the theme of identity with some famous portraits from the National Portrait Gallery.
Directors Lucy Izzard and Gav Strange from Aardman animation studios will be demonstrating how to bring identity to life through Photography and Film techniques in the 2023 IMAGES module.
Johanna Basford OBE is a Scottish illustrator and ink evangelist, best known for her globally recognised colouring books. Join Johanna on an inky journey to learn how we can bring our own identity and hobbies into 2D portraits in the 2023 MARKS module.
KIDZ BOP are pop sensations whose catchy tunes and dance moves have been watched by millions around the world. KIDZ BOP will be showing us how they express their identity and passions through movement, as part of the 2023 MOVES module.
Get ready to explore non-traditional 3D portraits in the 2023 MARKS module with Welsh artist, Nathan Wyburn. Delving into Nathan's studio, you'll get access to some iconic celebrity portraits, learning how to get creative and messy with food stuff and everyday items, including BBQ sauce, makeup, cassettes, glitter, and much more.
Get ready to explore sound with hugely talented musicians from Paraorchestra. Victoria, Guy and Lila will guide pupils through the 2023 SOUNDS module, setting identity themed challenges for pupils to inspire creativity through sound.
Presenter, author and creator of Ultimate Video Skills (Sky Kids) Luke Franks, talks about how he got into TV and reveals some of his video tricks in the Discover step of our 20222 & 2023 IMAGES modules.
Creative learning charity, Artis, is on a mission to transform lives through the arts – which is why they kick off our 2022 & 2023 MOVES module. As part of Access All Arts week, Artis's Wendy Steatham (Whirl) crafted a bespoke workshop immersing children in the wonders of movement and drama.
Award-winning violinist, Emre Engin from the English National Opera is our Instrument Artform Icon for our 2022 SOUNDS module. Emre will perform for your pupils to demonstrate how instruments can be used to reimagine anything; from exotic animal sounds to abstract colours.
The National Youth Theatre leads the way in our exclusive 2022 MOVES module as the Movement Artform Icon. Transport your class to the magical world of costumes, sets and props, as actors Adeola Yemitan, Ben Wilson and Nkhanise Phiri take pupils backstage and share their best acting techniques.
Fine Artist and Photographer Gina Soden challenges children to look beyond the surface and find beauty in unexpected places as our Photography Artform Icon for our 2022 IMAGES module. Gina travels the world to photograph abandoned buildings that challenge our ideas of beauty, decay, nostalgia and neglect. See her incredible work here.
Liz Pichon, writer, illustrator and creator of the hugely successful Brilliant World of Tom Gates kicks off our 2022 MARKS module with an energising assembly video. She’ll be talking about how she got started and sharing some mark making tips in an exclusive draw-along assembly..
We believe all schools should be art schools. That’s why we’re overjoyed that the one and only Bob and Roberta Smith OBE gives us his unique take on 2D mark making in the 2022 MARKS module. Although really one man, Bob is also an artist, Royal Academician, activist, art education crusader, writer, musician and advocate of making things up...
Artist, sculptor and winner of the recent Sky Arts ‘Landmark’ series, Favour Jonathan inspires children with her awesome welding and storytelling skills in the 3D Mark Making artform of our MARKS module.