Sunday, 24 June 2012

Carnival Parade: China

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And here, from the Carnival Parade, is China ... Chinese dragon made with great joy by Caroline with Orleans Infants school, and the banner by myself with the children on a holiday workshop at the Gallery. IMG_4064Second photo, thanks to Drew Jones; third photo, thanks to David Shepherd.

Thursday, 21 June 2012

Carnival Parade: Japan

IMG_0111Twickenham Carnival took place last Sunday. The sun shone for us and plenty of people turned out to parade through the streets. I have to confess to having had an emotional moment as I looked at the amassed parade waiting to go and thought 'I did that'. Joy! IMG_4057I have been waiting until the parade to show a lot of the finished work, so perhaps I'll show it a country at a time, entry by entry. Here, then is Japan ... IMG_0002

Sunday, 3 June 2012

The Lion's Mane

IMG_4002I spent a day at Orleans Infants School working with children from Reception to Year 2 to make a lion's head for the Carnival parade. Here are a few steps along the way ... IMG_4004