The Big Draw 19 (Event 1)Postcards from a Happy Place
Where: The Stage at RICH MIX
35-47 Bethnal Green Road
London, E1 6LA
When: Sunday 13 Oct 2019
Time: 11am – 3pm
Topic: Drawing FUN!
For: Families / All ages
See images of our Big Draw 2018
Postcards from a happy place
Get involved in our BIG DRAW event at Rich Mix, part of the world’s biggest Drawing Festival in 2019.
What is a postcard? What memories do they hold? This year, Art Hoppers invite us to open tiny windows into our personal journey’s by drawing declarations of happiness ready for the post!
Postcards are as much for the postman as they are for those closest to us – A ‘wish you were here’ for all to see. If a postcard inspires the memory of a happy place in miniature, perhaps re-imagining the stories and pictures that go with it are a way of connecting with our happiest and most creatives selves at large.
Join us in partnership with Rich Mix for our BIG DRAW event celebrating communication and the playful visualising of landmark moments in our lives. Paint pictures, design stamps, write messages.
We’ll be tipping our caps to world post day (9th Oct) in gratitude of the global system which launches our intimate stories and helps conversations take flight around the world …
FREE Goodie Bags!
HUGE THANKS to Cowling & Wilcox for supporting our event with glorious art materials including beautiful Daler & Rowney watercolour postcard pads (12 sheets) for you to paint your images on, water colour pencils, paintbrushes, non-soluble fine line pens, pencils, rubbers, travel sticker packs and Cowling Wilcox cards. Rich Mix will also throw in some badges and postal stamps so you’re all set to create personalised postal art!
These will go out as FREE Goodie Bags (worth approx £8 each) to 30 lucky families participating on the day of the event along with Big Draw certificates and stickers!
THANK YOU ALL!
Artist: Claire WT.
Vote for ‘Postcards from a happy place’!
If you like the sound of our event or enjoyed taking part in it, please vote for ‘Postcards from a happy place‘ to win THE BIG DRAW FESTIVAL 2019 – PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD
THANK YOU TO ALL IN ADVANCE FOR TAKING THE TIME TO VOTE!
“Posting the card we made to our family was a lovely addition to the day.”
“I absolutely loved getting involved and being encouraged to be as creative as the kids!”
“It was great sitting and drawing and chatting with new people.”
“There was a real wide range of crafts.”
Stats about this project
- Drawing 40% 40%
- Watercolour Painting 20% 20%
- Collage 20% 20%