art + science
Inspired by the works of Leonardo da Vinci, Maurits Escher, Piero della Francesca and other great scientists and at the same time artists, we have created this course in collaboration with XLABS Lausanne. This mixture of art and science opens up horizons and offers your children the possibility of exploring the world through a multidisciplinary approach: making the paper, your handmade watercolors, pastel pencils, markers and then using them to create your works of art.
Here is the schedule:
Morning: Liquid acrylics - creating works of art
Afternoon: The art of crafting: handmade paper, making alcohol markers
Morning: Gradient artwork with homemade alcohol markers
Afternoon: Producing your own watercolour paint
Morning: Painting with own watercolour paint
Afternoon: Turning the microscopic world into art
Morning: Cyanotype printing technique
Afternoon: Making your own pastel crayons
Morning: Drawing with pastel pencils on handmade paper
Afternoon: Art in Mathematics
09h00-12h00 art workshops at Artiloft
12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. lunch break and transfer to X Labs
2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. science workshops at X Labs
Children arrive at 9am at Artiloft and depart at 5pm from XLabs.
Afternoon - outdoor games in nearby parks weather permitting. In case of rain, games and fun activities inside.
It is recommended that you dress your children in clothing that is practical, suitable for the weather and non-damaging.
Please provide a lunchbox, the children bring the homemade meal and heat it up on site if necessary. Meals are taken in groups with the animators.
Snack and afternoon tea are included, consisting of seasonal fruits, delicious cookies and cereal bars.
On request, possibility of arrival at 8 a.m. and/or late pick-up at 6 p.m. for a supplement of CHF 25 per hour.