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Build an imaginary landscape with Tai Snaith

A pair of hands holding scissors cut out painted paper shapes
20 May 2020

Looking for a fun and rewarding creative activity you can do from home?

Join this video workshop with author and illustrator Tai Snaith and create a make-believe world from your dreams!​

Tai leads you step-by-step through painting a background with watercolours, then building an imaginary landscape using cut paper. 

Suitable for 9–12 year olds, their parents and carers.

What you'll need:

  • Two sheets of A3 watercolour paper
  • An A3 piece of cardboard (an old box is fine – big enough to fit one of the pieces of paper)
  • A simple set of watercolours
  • Paint brushes, preferably in small, medium and large sizes
  • Water for washing your paint brushes
  • Scissors
  • PVA glue and stick to apply
  • A hairdryer for drying your paintwork.

This recorded workshop is supported by Gandel Philanthropy. Pauline Gandel Children’s Quarter, supported by Gandel Philanthropy, is a purpose-built space for children and families to read, learn and play at the Library, with an associated program of activities.

This original content will be available until Sunday 12 July.


Part four: Final touches

Bonus! Tai reads her book: Slow down world