Tag Archives: Art

Youth Workshops: Make a Magazine!

CRED Philly partnered with Spells Writing Lab to teach students ages 7-13 how to create their own magazine–from start to finish! Over five days the group selected a topic, interviewed each other, wrote articles, created their own art and advertisements and even their own magazine name: We’re Not Feeding our Brains: Games Edition.

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Take center stage at City Hall!

Take center stage at City Hall!

Performance artists, groups and organizations can earn up to a $500/night honorarium plus great exposure! They’re looking for dance, theater, performance art, spoken work, film, etc. Visit Creative Philadelphia’s site for details: creativephl.org/cityhallpresents

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25 Degrees: Networking Night Photos

CRED Philly and SFX successfully hosted their first ever youth networking night, 25 Degrees, last Wednesday–More photos to come!

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The deadline to submit work to CRED Philly: Issue 4 has been extended until this Friday, 2/15. Keep submitting and telling your friends!

Submit your work here.


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THE DREAM STUDIO: Saturday, CRED OnSite 1-4 PM

What are your dreams for the future?

World peace?

Better food in your school lunch?

An exciting career as a real-life superhero?

Martin Luther King, Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech was an inspiration to millions of people around the world. Help celebrate his legacy by sharing your own hopes and aspirations in writing, then learn how to translate your favorites into a short animation sequence that will be used in a collaborative film project!

This workshop is being produced in collaboration with The Village of Arts and Humanities, Spells Writing Lab and CRED Philly.

Saturday,  January 19th
1:00–4:00 p.m.
CRED OnSite, 325 South Street
Taught by Spells Writing Lab and CRED Magazine
For ages 7–13




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Make It Cheap

–As promised, here are the instructions to the suggested projects on the Make it Cheap page in CRED Philly: Issue 2. Enjoy!

How to make an eco-friendly bathmat from Curbly:

Photo: Fine Craft Guild

How to make a salvaged wooden headboard from Design*Sponge:

Photo from Design*Sponge

How to make your own rubber stamp from Apartment Therapy (suggested way) + and an alternate way from The Sweetest Occasion:

1) Apartment Therapy

Photo from Apartment Therapy

2) The Sweetest Occasion

Photo from The Sweetest Occasion

How to make a fabric chandelier from Inspired by Lovely blog:

Photo from Inspired by Lovely

p.s. Another suggestion to make this project would be using sheets on fabric rather than strips, like so:

Photo from 100 Layer Cake

How to make a thin banded ring out of sheet metal from eHow Style:

Photo from Elephantine

As always, keep being creative!


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