Artists get creative at Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition

A group of artists with learning disabilities had an inspiring trip to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at Brighton Museum.7 Wildlife (21) Wildlife Workshop

The artists aged between 16 – 25 spent a morning getting creative using wildlife images and real-life exhibits to spark their imaginations.

Organised by creative social enterprise Mymarc, the workshop began with the young people looking at butterflies from the butterfly and bug specimens on loan from the Booth Museum.Wildlife Workshop

They then visited the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition which has 100 stunning images of nature taken by the best photographers in the world.

They used their observations to create art work such as stencilling some birds, making creatures from driftwood and painting soft toys and making prints with them.Wildlife Workshop Drawings

The workshop is one of many which take place at Royal Pavilion and Museums organised by the delivered by the Youth Engagement Programme.

Director and lead artist of Mymarc Sue Winter said; ”The photographs in the exhibition are fabulous and we were very inspired by them.”Wildlife Workspace

The young people are all members of Make Your Mark Art Club.

Anyone who is interested in registering with Mymarc can contact Sue Winter, Telephone: 07400 963087 or email sue.winter@icloud.com.