Aomori Dai-ichi special school visited
The students of Aomori Dai-ichi special school visited ACAC on 18th May.
They produced big tree with blossoms or birds by the painting papers.
FUNAI Misa mobile making workshop
FUNAI Misa’s Mobile making workshop was held on 9th November.
The mobile is same as Funai’s artworks which is the composition of colored plane in the space.
The participants select the wooden parts which shape is drawn by Funai, and paint them.
After Funai’s lecture, the participants selected 7 parts.
One is big and circled, and other 6 is small and shaped animal or plants.
Then, paint them.
Basically, paint one color for one part.
One paint separately,
One paint her bird’s face
After painting, connect each parts by the thread.
Finally, each participants showed their works.
The combination of the parts and the colors effect the image of the works, also the length of the thread decide the valance, too.
Kids workshop by ACAC staff vol.2
ACAC held the kids workshop today.
FUNAI Misa painting workshop on 29th and 30th July
ACAC held FUNAI Misa painting workshop on 29th and 30th July.
The participants are mainly 3-10 years old children and they painted on 5m canvas with pigments.
First, Funai explained about her artworks.
After that, choose one color and started painting.
The pigments are prepared based on red and yellow.
In the middle of time, Funai painted by the roller, and the children could notice they could paint wider and further on the canvas.
The children enjoy the mixing of the color,
Putting their hand prints,
Paint by their hands.
They looked going into the feeling of painting.
Finally, cut as circle and appreciated them together.
Then, brought the canvas and took photos.
FURUSAKA Haruka workshop 2nd 3rd day
Furusaka haruka’s 2nd and 3rd workshop was held on 20, 21 May.
This workshop is held in 3 days total and 1st day was held in 3rd May.
The participants went to the mountain with the special guide Mr. Yamagami on the first day, also took the edible wild plants.
From the experience of the first day and the interview of Mr.Yamagami, the participants woodblock on 2nd and 3rd day.
First, they discussded about what they hear from Mr. Yamagami.
Write down the words on the board.
The woodblock is composed with the words and the picture, then they will become a newspaper.
The participants curved on the 2nd day.
Then, printed on the 3rd day with some colors.
After printing, paste on the big paper and made them newspaper.
You can see one newspaper at ACAC’s lounge.
FURUSAKA Haruka wood print workshop
Wood print workshop by FURUSAKA Haruka was held on 11th and 12th March.
Furusaka has been visited the village of Sami in Norway since 14 years ago, and interested in their attitude for the nature. Recently she focus on their tools and the words and make wood print works.
In this workshop, Furusaka set the program which focus on how Aomori people live in the snow, and think it together with the participants.
First, she showed the photos of her residency in Sami village.
The participants brought the photos of the snow tools.
Tried to share the photos and stories.
We could guess that Aomori people are able to enjoy the snow from the partisipants’ stories.
Then, the participants thought about how they use/used the tools.
Then, imagine/ remember what the family or friends said when they used the tool.
After that, started the sketch.
Then draw on the wood,
And start carving.
On the second day, started the printing.
They used the black and choose one color from blue, yellow and pink..
After finished printing, get together everyone’s works.
Wrap the works by special paper which is printed the words they found on 1st day.