Art Sparks (Season 3: Material Matters: DIY Activities Inspired By Artworks)

Season 3 of Art Sparks focuses on the making and materiality of works of art. Each episode talks about an artist, art style or living tradition while looking at a MAP object closely. Inspired by the object, a quick and easy Do-It-Yourself demonstration is done using everyday materials that the viewer can try out.

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Crayon Etching

This episode focuses on the technique of etching, looks at selected prints made by the method from the MAP collection and features DIY to create a crayon etching.

Episodes

Crayon Etching

Crayon Etching

This episode focuses on the technique of etching, looks at selected prints made by the method from the MAP collection and features DIY to create a crayon etching.

Faux Stained-Glass Painting

Faux Stained-Glass Painting

This episode explores the technique of stained glass making, while focussing on a glass piece from the MAP collection and features DIY to create a faux stained-glass painting.

Mask Making

Mask Making

This episode focuses on an interesting bronze mask from the MAP collection, and features a DIY for how to make a simple mask using craft paper.

Shadow Puppet Theater

Shadow Puppet Theater

This episode focuses on the tradition of shadow puppet theater by looking closely at a leather puppet from the MAP collection, and also features a DIY on how to create a shadow theater box using household items.

Block Printing

Block Printing

This episode focuses on the tradition of block printing by looking closely at a textile piece from the MAP collection, and also features a DIY on how to create a block printed tote-bag using vegetables.

Tie-Dye

Tie-Dye

This episode focuses on the tradition of tie-dye by looking closely at a textile piece from the MAP collection, and also features a DIY on how to create a tie-dye T-shirt at home.

Screen Printing

Screen Printing

This episode focuses on the method of screen-printing by looking closely at an artwork from the MAP collection, and also features a DIY on how to create a screen-printing station at home, using readily available items.

Automata

Automata

This episode focuses on automata mechanism by closely at an automaton from the MAP collection, and also features a DIY on how to create a simple automata using a cardboard box.