Artists meet the challenge

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Watch these short videos to find out how artists go about making art, inspired by the art challenges.

Jack Stancliffe

Artist Jack Stancliffe wonders how to get horses to visit an art gallery.

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Sequoia Barnes

Find out how making art helps artist Sequoia Barnes when she faces difficulties in her life.

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Greg Sinclair

Watch musician Greg Sinclair turn a picture into a musical score and performance.

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Louise Fraser

Take inspiration from artist Louise Fraser as she collaborates with visually-impaired artists to solve a problem.

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Harold Offeh

Artist Harold Offeh makes art inspired by the word ‘commitment’.

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Kate Charter

Find out how animator Kate Charter combines scrap paper and music to make an animation inspired by this term’s picture challenge.

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Tragic O’Hara

Listen to artist (and walrus chaser) Tragic O’Hara as he talks about his creative process, sketchbooks, what inspires him and how art makes him forget about his leaky washing machine.

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Nadine Aisha Jassat

Hear how writer Nadine Aisha Jassat uses writing to tell important stories that matter to her, when she gets inspired by the question ‘If you could be any character from a movie which character would you be?’

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Marjorie Lotfi

Hear how writer Marjorie Lotfi creates new writing, inspired by looking in the corners of a picture.

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Ruaridh Lever-Hogg

Find out how artist Ruaridh Lever-Hogg experiments with art materials before creating a finished artwork.

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Morwenna Kearsley

Watch how photographer Morwenna Kearsley plays with shape, colour and light, inspired by the word ‘trampoline’

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Saskia Singer

Get ideas from artist Saskia Singer as she shares her creative process, using vegetables and experiments to make something unique.

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Your Art World

Every term we’ll post a new set of art challenges designed by children, for children. We want to inspire you to think, wonder, make and share your art in our online gallery. It could be 2D, 3D, film, animation, performance, writing or anything else you can think of.

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