Virtual Workshop for Adults

Intro to Virtual Painting

Intro to virtual painting for adults

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Online Workshop

Intro to Virtual Painting

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

This 2 hour interactive workshop for adults will be taking place on zoom. We encourage all participants to have their camera and microphone on in order to take part in the discussion. Please note there is also a family friendly version of this workshop taking place on July 25th at 13:00.

This workshop is centred around Aphra’s project which 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 workshop you will be introduced to the historical context of the project, the three artist’s works and create your own digital paintings using the bespoke painting application. Each participant will create a number of digital paintings, submit them to the online archive and download their image file to their device.

Where & When

Online  Workshop
Friday 23rd July at 18:30 – 20:30
Limited spaces, Please Register Below
This workshop is for adults  & will involve audience participation

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 for adults aged 18+

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.