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Create African Art mindfully

art class

Create African Art mindfully

6 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English
art class

Create African Art mindfully

art class

Create African Art mindfully

6 reviews
Paused through April 30. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
3 hours
Group size
Up to 8 people
Includes
Equipment
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

Firstly I will guide the class in a meditation to empty your mind and become more mindful and connected to your inner artist. I will help you warm up your hand with some simple drawing exercises that will improve your confidence. I will show you my range of art stencils inspired by nature, male and female portraiture, self-care/love and dancers which you can use to create your artwork or I can help you to develop your own ideas, so you can achieve your artistic vision. You will have time to sketch and to practice using the craft knife. Step-by-step I will teach my unique paper cut and textile collage technique and provide you with close guidance along each step of the sketching and cutting process. Finally you will pick a vibrant African print textile and bring your artwork to life! After focusing your mind for just three hours you will create an impactful and memorable work of art and you will be proud of yourself!

Your host

Learn more about Birungi

Birungi

I have been an artist for all my life and because I am self-taught, I am confident that I can teach any beginner to create beautiful art! In 2014, I developed my own artistic technique incorporating my sketching, card and African textile collage to create artwork inspired highlighting beautiful and elegant Black women, energetic dancers from the African diaspora and tropical nature scenes. Reviews “I really enjoyed your art class Birungi, you created a friendly, relaxed and encouraging atmosphere and I am so happy with my picture! Thank you” “If you are looking for some “me” time, I thoughly recommend Birungi’s art class. It’s a great way to destress as you’re completely focussed on the piece of art you are creating” “Birungi’s art class was a thoroughly enjoyable experience and I loved using African prints."

What's included

Equipment
Card Pencils Craft knife Art stencils Pictures for inspiration Rubber Glue African print textiles Frame Canvas bag to take…

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Where you'll be

Made in Greenwich, a local cooperative showcasing the of Royal Borough of Greenwich artisans. My artwork is featured and that of many interesting artists and craftspeople.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 8 guests ages 14 and up can attend.

More tips

This suitable for absolute beginners. Just bring yourself and an open mind and I will help you to create art and you will leave proud and happy!

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Birungi
Create African Art mindfully
6 reviews
From $71/person
6 reviews
From $71/person