Services ordered by local authorities, associations or companies.
They allow participants to express themselves through creativity and to understand graffiti culture.

Heta is accredited by the French National Education.

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Working in both neighbourhood houses and rural homes, in schools, in different IME (medical-educational institutes) and CAT (work support centres)…

Heta is involved in an educational approach to knowledge transmission.

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Learning to draw and paint is an adventure to share.

It is the possibility of expressing oneself freely, stimulating creativity.

To create a fresco is to develop the notion of group. It also requires discipline and attendance to acquire complex techniques.

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Opportunities to :

  • Workshops for beginners, experienced…
  • Public production, associated with an event…
  • Collage, t-shirt, stencil, light graff…
  • Intergenerational workshops…

Teaching methods and procedures

The internship is a progressive approach :

The context :

  • The history of hip-hop and graffiti, urban cultures.
  • Different styles (flop, block, bubble, wild style …) Thanks to magazines, books.
  • The law: graffiti and the law (in what context can we practice it, opening a dialogue on citizenship).

The drawing :

  • The bases (sketches, perspectives, colours, construction, etc.)
  • The lettering.
  • The character.
  • The setting.

The model of the fresco :

  • Choice of theme, style, colors…
  • Search for patterns.
  • Sharing of ideas.

The spray can :

  • Discovery of the handling of the spray can.
  • To trace, to draw, to write.
  • Advanced techniques, overlapping, degraded…

The realization of the fresco :

  • Sketch.
  • Fill, shadow and light.
  • Finish.

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Necessary resources

For the initiation and realization of the model :

  • Room with chairs, tables, paper (one A4 ramette), pencils (depending on the number of participants).
  • Internet access, and a printer, for searching and printing images.
  • If possible a USB drive.

For the realization of the fresco :

  • If the fresco is to be made indoor, sufficient ventilation or rental of a smoke extractor.
  • The ideal is the courtyard type, airy and protected.
  • In advance, protection of the place of the paint splashes. If necessary tarpaulins on the floor, wall, ceiling, furniture…
  • Sufficient light.
  • If necessary, ladder, ladder or scaffold (check standards for miners).
  • For participants, adequate clothing, protective masks…

Support :

  • If it’s a wall: cleaning, primer, color underlayment…
  • If removable support: construction of an armature
  • Plywood board. The thickness must be sufficient (+1 cm). If there is no reinforcement, the boards must be properly assembled and not hinged…”
  • 4 planks minimum (standard size 2.5m high and 1.25m wide)
  • In both cases previously under-lay with color paint to be defined (Referenced to RAL if possible), provide an additional pot for retouching.

Duration :

  • Define the number of days or half days required.
  • Allow about 5 days for an average surface realization (10m x 2,5m) and for groups of 4/6 young that turn in 1 hour modules.

Theme :

  • The theme of the fresco can be defined in advance or free.
  • Participants search the Internet for images corresponding to the themes and, as in a kitchen recipe, these ingredients are mixed, combined, to create a collective fresco.

Participants :

Age of the participants: Major or minor, but for those under 9/10 years, specific workshops with felt and brushes.

Number of participants: The total number of participants is not limited, but during the practice of the bomb, it is groups of 4/6 participants who rotate by modules…

Materials :

The artist provides the necessary for the realization of the work (with the exception of the medium and its preparation):

  • Aerosol cans
  • Caps, tips, books and magazines for initiation…

Remains at the expense of the structure :

The support, its preparation, protections, paper and pencils for initiation.