Spray Can – drop in graffiti
September 22 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm£10.00
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From community day events to full-on festivals, CAN has been creating safe and inspiring pop-up environments for visitors to engage in an activity that they love but havn’t had the opportunity or skills to try yet. Spraypainting is a powerful communicator which engages even the harder to reach members of our society.
Best Practice & flexibility underpins everything we do.
The creative journey is broken down into 4 steps:
1) Participant chooses their item to paint on which can include, Vinyl Disks which are upcycled. Mounted Canvas, T-Shirt, or there is a reduced fee if you “Pimp Your Own Object.” After paying, the participant is assigned an artist, we sometimes work in groups depending on ability, age and other factors.
2) No one even gets to touch a can of paint until they have been given “The Safety Talk..” The recommended age is 8 years & above, so if a parent
or carer is happy to take lead (with our guidance) we allow younger children to be present and get involved. Next the crucial design choices
are made including freestyle, use of templates, theme and colour.
3) Participant prepares their work in their allocated space, and is given the choice to wear goggles if required and recommendation to wear a
mask. This is an open air activity, we also make available gloves and wet wipes. We can welcome wheelchair users with use of tables, but generally
work on the floor. We give one cap (nozzle) per person as it avoids anyone who shouldn’t be spraying being able to deploy a can. Participant begins to have their first sprays and soon gains confidence.
4) Et Viola! After the opportunity to express ideas..it’s “The Big Reveal” Always great fun! We store the work to dry or the participant takes it away. This is where we have an informal art gallery of drying works for passers by to admire. The only limit is the imagination! 🙂