Thanks to Arts Council England, we ran 12 live online artist workshops during 2020 and if you missed them you can still check in! Perfect if you're doing Arts Award and need to find out about an artist's work and career.
From artists to actors, we've got an insightful series planned for you. First we hear from the artist on Instagram where they do a live demonstration or performance followed by an interview with one of our Voice Contributors. Then each artist has provided a creative task that you can try for yourself to develop your own skills. Explore the series below...
|How to make a cover song your own with Marsela: Watch the interview||The talented Marsela delivers an exclusive performance on Instagram and demonstrates how to take a cover song and make it your own.|
|Performing drums for different genres with Lola Warman: Watch the interview||Former Trinity College London student and Grade 8 drummer, Lola Warman, performs the drums live on Instagram and demonstrates how to play for different genres.|
|Choreographing for film with Margo Roe: Watch the interview||Margo Roe is a writer, director and choreographer from the Midlands, UK. Margo’s recent short film ‘Searching for Cowardice’ was created as part of the BBC New Creatives programme|
|An introduction to poetry with Theresa Lola: Watch the interview||Theresa Lola is a British Nigerian poet, events programmer, workshop facilitator, and is currently the Young People's Laureate for London. She'll be exploring an introduction to writing poetry.|
|Approaching character from Akash Prasad: Watch the interview|
Akash Prasad is a British actor, producer and writer who produced and starred in his own short film 'Built to Be', alongside BAFTA-winning actor Adam Deacon. He'll be exploring methods for creating a character as an actor and tips on how to stay productive when not acting on set.
|How to create a soundboard with artist Molly Macleod: Watch the interview|
Molly Macleod is a multidisciplinary artist working within the intersection of art and science, creating interactive sound installations and performances addressing the relationship between sound, technology and the human body. We caught up with Molly about her creative career and how to visualise sound.
|How to aid the planet through art with Marisa Rehana Mann: Watch the interview||We caught up with environmental artist Marisa Rehana Manna about environmental influences on her visual artwork. Marisa took us through a workshop on how to use mono-printing and create a stencil.|
|How to Sing with Joanne Roughton-Arnold: Watch the interview ||Test out your opera singing skills with professional singer Joanne Roughton-Arnold, a lyric coloratura soprano with a flair for contemporary music and a range of over three octaves.|
|Graffiti art with Sinna One: Watch the interview|
Explore the art of graffiti with a LIVE demonstration from artist and illustrator Sinna One. Sinna One is an artist and illustrator from Brighton, who works predominantly in spray paint to create murals and street paintings. There are definitive influences from graffiti and street art in his work, his style and the techniques he adopts to create art.
|Dance with Project X: Watch the interview||Twist and turn, lengthen and strengthen, flex and float and wave your body with multi-disciplinary Project X, an organisation that platform dance of the African and Caribbean Diaspora.|
|Conceptualise a shoot with Louis Femi Adebowale: Watch the interview|
Find out how to conceptualise a shoot and ensure that your end product matches the commissioner's vision with freelance video editor and photographer Louis Femi Adebowale.
|Comedy with Archie Maddocks: Watch the interview||In times like these, who doesn’t love a good laugh? Voice caught up with hilarious comedian and writer, Archie Maddocks, about what he has been up to lately, and how he has weathered the Covid-19 storm.|