Create an illustration to launch music online - 'SOL: The Lab' Ep.4

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‘The Lab’ is a curated space of FREE online workshops to fight Lockdown 2021 with knowledge and community.

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‘School of Lockdown: The Lab’ Ep. 4

Date: 1PM Saturday 30th Jan

'Create an illustration to launch music online' with Grace Attlee

Your music's ready. How can I make my artwork pop?

Enhance your album visual, Instagram square, Spotify thumbnail with this energising and interactive workshop. Designed to equip DIY musicians (or any creative artist) with the confidence and tips to easily create captivating images. Or for early career illustrators who want to team up with musicians. With an added focus on wellbeing and breaking down the myths around image making.

Grace Attlee is a mixed-media collage illustrator and educator, with a focus on social impact and cross-discipline collaboration. An education manager at House of Illustration, she creates visuals for Lyrix Organix (including School of Lockdown), charities and record labels.

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Who: Anybody welcome. No experience needed. Musicians, rappers, poets, vocalists, DIY creative artists, early career illustrators, the curious.

Age: 18 +

What Do I Need:

-Drawing pens (preferably different thickness)

- Any other mark making tools of your choice (ie pencils, coloured pens, charcoal, chalk etc)

- Plain and /or coloured paper

- Scissors

- Glue

- A camera phone + internet connection

‘School of Lockdown: The Lab’

A playground of ideas.

‘The Lab’ is a curated space of FREE online workshops to fight Lockdown 2021 with knowledge and community.

Imagine a test bed for established, exciting facilitators and professional artists to experiment with freshly-baked online workshops; across spoken word, music, beatbox, visual art, mental health and social action. And YOU are invited.

All guests are School of Lockdown ‘Gold Award’ winners - applying new digital skills learned in our programmes to deliver workshops to online audiences to improve their career development in these difficult times for freelancers.

---School of Lockdown is a masterclass series by Lyrix Organix - for independent artists and self-employed creatives whose livelihoods have been crippled by the pandemic. Each series was accompanied by an Award programme (mentoring and free tech equipment) to invited artists with promising careers that need support to break through the digital ceiling. School of Lockdown is supported by Arts Council England.

Lyrix Organix are committed to working at the grassroots to build sustainable futures in a new era of crisis and uncertainty in the creative industries. Previous guests include Akala, Kae Tempest, Kojey Radical and Mike Skinner. Educational partnerships include Roundhouse, BIMM and worldwide with British Council.

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