Author: Sonja Reinke

Creative Corner Editor | 20-21

Photo by Sophie Todd For several years now, the Bangor Art Society (BAS) has organized weekly meetups where their members could socialise while painting and drawing, often producing beautiful and interesting pieces of artwork. However, like many societies, the Corona outbreak and the subsequent lockdown forced the society members to look for other ways to share their passion for art with each other. For most of the second semester and throughout the summer, the society has published weekly art prompts, ranging from landscape to animals and nature, on their Facebook page and asked for submissions that followed those prompts. Not…

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Photos by Bangor University Crafts Society Throughout the summer, the Bangor University Crafts Society has tried to help its members keep away the boredom with a 30-day Crafts Challenge – each day was dedicated to a creative challenge, ranging from rock painting and bird feeders to pot hangers and rubbish upcycling. By using material that is usually readily available at home, could be recycled or easily collected from the garden and surrounding areas, the challenges were affordable, environmentally conscious, and easily followed during the lockdown. Headed by the Crafts committee, each prompt was published with a list of material requirements,…

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