Sessions Description

Photo portraits
Workshop for Children and Families

Date: Sunday, 14 August 2022
Timings: 11:00 am–1:00 pm
Location: Collections Building, Arts Square
Ages: 6–10
Languages: English and Arabic



Participants will portray themselves by applying paint over an A3 printed photo of themselves in light brush strokes. This process will encourage the young participants to become more familiar with their facial features.

Writing stories
Workshop for Children and Families

Date: Tuesday, 16 August 2022
Timings: 11:00 am–1:00 pm
Location: Collections Building, Arts Square
Ages: 6–10
Languages: English and Arabic



Participants will be reading a short story to develop a better understanding of writing a story,
they will then write their own stories. This workshop will teach participants the basic skills of storytelling so that they can use their creativity and imagination to write stories.

Story/character illustration
Workshop for Children and Families

Date: Thursday, 18 August 2022
Timings: 11:00 am–1:00 pm
Location: Collections Building, Arts Square
Ages: 6–10
Languages: English and Arabic



In this workshop, participants will be creating characters and illustrations from the stories they wrote in the previous session. With the guidance of a books illustrator, participants will learn how to build an image for their character.

Registration

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Sharjah Art Foundation is committed to making its programmes as inclusive and accessible as possible. Kindly contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) in advance to arrange any support needed during this session. Support could include ramps for wheelchairs, reserved seats for those with hearing impairments to read lips, and sign language interpreters for talks and symposia.

This event is free and open to the public. All materials are provided by Sharjah Art Foundation.