Virtual Family Workshop Ages 9-16

Digital Painting

Learn how to make virtual art in this interactive workshop

Digital Painting Workshop for Families

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Online Family Workshop I Ages 9 – 16

Digital Painting Workshop

Join world renowned multimedia artist Aphra Shemza in her new digital painting workshop.

In this interactive webinar  you will learn how to compose and make your own digital paintings using Aphra’s online painting application  Shemza.Digital.

The project is a collaboration with computer artist Stuart Batchelor & is based on the work of Aphra’s grandfather, the well-known British/Pakistani painter Anwar Jalal Shemza.

During the webinar you will be introduced to the work of the artists, the historical context of the project & the importance of championing diversity and other stories in art and life.  Each participant will create a number of digital paintings & be able to submit them to the online archive and download their image file to their device.

Please note there is also an adult version of this workshop taking place on July 23rd at 18:30. 

Where & When

Online  Workshop
Sunday 25th July at 13:00 – 14:00
Ages 9 – 16
€5 per household.
Please book below

Materials Needed

Materials needed:
  • A device with internet connection to watch the online event (such as a smartphone)
  • A second device to access the online painting application (a tablet or laptop)

Book Tickets

This is a virtual event  children must be accompanied at all times online by an adult. 

About Aphra Shemza

Aphra Shemza is a UK-based multimedia artist. She is the granddaughter of the well-known abstract painter Anwar Jalal Shemza. Inspired by her grandfather, her work explores Modernism, her Islamic cultural heritage, sustainable practice and creating art for all. As an artist and activist, she finds ambitious ways to fuse methodologies from the past with new innovations in technology to imagine what the role of art could be in the future.