‘Drawing for Endangered Species’ school workshops share my great passion for drawing and animals. 25% of each workshop fee will be donated to the Born Free Foundation in aid of the vital work they do for wildlife.
Children possess a natural passion for drawing and interest in animals. In creating an art and educational based workshop, I hope by enthusing children to express themselves through drawing, to create a domain where individual interest and awareness of threatened wildlife and habitats thrives, and continues into adulthood. Schools give fundamental education to children about the environment and my workshops are designed to respond to individual school curriculums. I believe teaching children about environmental issues just as I was fortunate enough to be enthused as a child, helps secure a broader understanding for preserving beautiful habitats and wildlife each generation has the privilege to inherit.
The workshops are inspired by my recent drawing series ‘In Homage to the Last Great Carnivores of Eurasia’. Bringing a small pop-up exhibition of my Biro drawings to the classroom and encouraging students’ drawing skills, the workshops also explore positive ways children can help save endangered and threatened species through an interactive factual discussion. Students are then given the opportunity to celebrate the beauty of endangered species through an expressive drawing session using colour Biros.
Endangered Species badges for each student using an image of their drawing made during workshops are also included as a keepsake of the beautiful animals they have chosen to draw.
For bookings and enquiries or to receive a brochure with further information about workshops please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
And an enormous thank you to the Born Free Foundation for supporting this project. For further information about the Born Free Foundation and the inspirational work they do please visit their website at www.bornfree.org.uk
In conjunction with this project I will be donating ALL profits made from the sales of the three limited edition archival pigment prints above, beautifully crafted to order by Jack Lowe Studio, to the Born Free Foundation. Prints are priced at £40 each plus postage – for further details please visit my shop.