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Art is where the home is | Roland Carline: Make up a story 11th June 2020


Art is where the home is Create at Home

Unleash your imagination and make up a story with artist Roland Carline. Use objects from around the home, give them personalities, then think of a story you can tell with them. You could even film or draw it like Roland did, then share your creation with someone else!

Upload your story to the Online Studio by visiting and clicking on ‘Share my artwork’.

As part of our ‘Art is where the home is’ activity packs. Find this activity on page 6 of the third activity pack. Download now

Video copyright the artist © Roland Carline