Posts Tagged ‘get creative’

How to support and encourage budding screenwriters

Mar 01 2015
Donald (David McSavage) performs a delicate procedure on Connor (Milo Parker), assisted by Kate (GIllian Anderson) in a scene from Robot Overlords. © MEDIATOR 452 LIMITED/BRITISH FILM INSTITUTE 2014

When I was ten years old I was determined to re-make Jaws. I knew the film backwards, and had a brilliant plan to shoot it with a papier-mâché shark in Brighton. All I needed was a cast and a crew. Oddly, my fellow classmates were less than enthusiastic as I lacked a camera, film, props… in fact I had no film making equipment of any kind whatsoever. And, more importantly, I didn’t have any kind of script. It was all in my head, and so I had no way of conveying what I wanted and so my dream faded away.

About Mark Stay

By night, Mark Stay is a film script writer and novelist who lives and works in London. By day, he is a Key Accounts manager within the Orion Sales department, where he performs astonishing sales feats every day. You can follow @markstay and @Robot--_Overlords on Twitter.

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Agony Aunt Aneliese on DIY Easter

Feb 28 2015
easter eggs

I know I say this almost every month, but April really is one of my favourite months because of a little thing called Chocolate, and also because the whole family gets together and I get to do what I do best: entertain! This month’s questions were all about home improvements, DIY Easter decorations and healthy Easter alternatives.

About Aneliese Deane

I work for Landmark Lofts as a design consultant and here to help London Mums with their home improvements, decorating, space-saving techniques and maintaining a sense of style :)

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Playstation® invites fans of LittleBigPlanet™3 to decorate the world’s biggest handcrafted Christmas Tree

Nov 30 2014
LittleBigPlanet Christmas Tree

To celebrate the launch of LittleBigPlanet™3 for PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®3 on the 28th November, PlayStation is building the world’s biggest handcrafted Christmas tree and is calling on all budding designers and craft-lovers to showcase their creative flair by helping to decorate it.

Standing at an impressive 26 feet tall, the LittleBigPlanet Christmas Tree will arrive at Spitalfields Market on Sunday 30th November and from 10am – 3pm a variety of festive decoration stations will be ready and waiting, offering a range of hands-on craft activities.

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Art workshop – all ages – 21 September 2014

Sep 21 2014
Made for Move Exhibition

Original art from the Move exhibition body of work is making its own move to the Doodle Bar for the coming months. From 19 September onwards a selection of collage and paintings will be exhibited. To celebrate, the Doodle Bar is hosting a drop-in art workshop on Sunday, 21 September from midday until late. 

The open workshop with a visual artist will construct a group sculpture from paper, card, found objects and light armature. All ages and levels of talent are welcome to drop in anytime in the afternoon or evening of 21 September to help create the new piece of art which will then become part of the Move exhibition body of work.

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Decorating for Family Parties

Jun 15 2014
Family Parties

It’s Summer and for once the weather is being kind, so planning a party outdoors might not be such a silly idea. Start with a gazebo, to give cover as needed and you’ll find you can dress it to suit an event for anyone from 5 to 95. Here are some tips to decorate your house and garden for Family Parties.

About Diane Harvey-White

With a background in theatre and television design, I retrained when my children were small in interiors. Twelve years on, I still enjoy helping clients get the best out of their homes and prefer to focus on their lifestyle and needs rather than trends. I also write an interiors blog to inspire new homeowners to get creative, www.puttingthelovein.wordpress.com

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