Masks and Carnival Arts workshops

Create a mask, bring characters to life, add color and impact to a Carnival procession.

Masks

Participants will be encouraged to develop their own creative designs as well as exploring features and the use of masks in different cultures.

The workshops could explore issues of cultural and personal identity and story telling in order to develop characters maskfor masks or could be based on a particular theme such as animals, rainforests, emotions etc..

Depending on the time available and abilities of the group, a range of materials may be used.

Processional Sculpture

Participants will be encouraged to create large scale sculptures that could be carried as part of a carnival procession.

A range of techniques can be used depending on the needs and abilities of the group.

Why not try…

This workshop would combine well with Samba drumming or Carnival dance workshops as part of a carnival performance project.