Inspired by Nature
This workshop promises to be a fun day of exploration using a mixed media and composite approach. Inspired by all things natural we will be making drawn and painted responses to a selection of flowers, plants, seeds & pods, feathers, shells, rocks and crystals. Working from these natural objects alongside photographs and scientific images you will be encouraged to investigate line, scale, texture, pattern and form using pencils, pens, ink and watercolour.
I will be starting the day off with a short presentation of work made by artists in response to these themes from the realistic to the abstract and also considering the notion that ‘we are all made of stars’. After a morning of tutor led exercises you will then be able to create your own artwork combining and layering up the natural elements from your studies. Take a look at the work of Heather Smith Jones, Emma Larson and the drawings of Louise Bourgeios.
Basic Materials included.
Light refreshments available throughout the day.