Quick and imaginative line drawing exercises using charcoal. Printmaking workshops to suit all abilities including mono-printing, poly-printing, lino-printing, drypoints collographs and etchings. Simple wire sculpture.
Workshop Category: Painting / Drawing
Murals, Illustration, Oil painting, Watercolour, Acrylics, Pastels, Pen & Ink.
Various visual-art techniques offered, suitable for all ages and abilities, encouraging creative participation and self-expression. Workshops developed to enhance other areas of learning and communication.
Summary: painting, drawing, 3D and printmaking projects which either isolate the basic elements of pictorial and spatial representation, or have a practical application, or which extend into other disciplines like maths, history, science etc, with an age-appropriate approach.
Activities which explore the foundations of visual language, tie in with the national curriculum and any themes the school is working with.
Drawing workshops to create expressive, yet informed drawings of the human figure. Working directly from the unclothed model, the nature and processes of drawing are explored
through fast-moving exercises. Duration of workshops structured around individual school requirements.
Lightbox Workshop – Each group selects the colours for its lightbox using balckout paint, students create a picture that is then mounted in front of coloured lights. The box is then switched on to reveal a coloured picture.
(Up to 15 children at any one time)
Lightshow talk – Focuses on light & colour with working examples of natural & hand-made materials including an explanation of how they work and how they can be used in art.
(Up to 50 children 1 adult per 10 children).
Workshops: painting using a variety of media and theme – chalk pastels and charcoal – collage
Murals, Drawing and Painting, Collage. Workshops exploring expressive drawing and textural techniques.
Portraiture skills workshops and sculpture.
Painter incorporating collage and cast plaster to create unusual frames and mouldings. Murals, book art and casting projects undertaken.