Family How to’s with the Royal Academy of Arts

Inspired by the Royal Academy’s world class exhibitions, leading artists and architects and Collection, the RA have put together a range of creative ‘How to..’ activities for you and the kids to get stuck into. 

Here’s a few of the How to’s

How to make a recycled sculpture

How to make your own paintbrush

How to adapt your art tools

How to make a stop frame animation

How to photograph, paint or collage a portrait

How to make a colour wheel

How to explore colour with slime

How to make paint splattering spinning top

How to make a relief print

How to paint a protest poster

How to make a drawing sculpture bot

The RA’s step by step guides list everything that you need and give step by step instructions on how to create it. There’s the easy to the more tricky or time-consuming. 

You could have a go at colouring different artworks from the RA Collection! Simply download a colouring sheet and crack open your pencils and pens. Or become a film director for the day and create your very own cartoon animation.

Whatever you go for, it’s sure to fill a couple of hours! So check out more here

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