Tutor Alex Jakob-Whitworth | Fee £63 | 1 session
Our response to landscape is usually personal and very much to do with how we experience it. In this workshop we will explore ideas and techniques to represent what we see on our walks, and how we recall the landscape.
Creative and expressive methods will be demonstrated and taught; showing you imaginative ways of responding to the landscape using a mixture of pastel, charcoal, and ink together with paint.
What will the course or workshop cover and how will it be taught?
The workshop will cover ways of interpreting the landscape, thinking about how we use colour, tone, light and composition to create an expressive response.
We will start with small samples and experiments, using a variety of materials; mainly underlaying with paint and then adding inks and pastels and other drawn media.
We will move toward developing a “final” piece as the day goes by. There will be plenty of one-to-one, and we will finish with a small discussion exhibition of everyone’s work.
By the end of the workshop you will have been introduced to the notion of playful experimentation, and how this can enthuse your artistic practice.
What do I need to bring with me?
All materials (paints/pastels/paper) are provided, but please bring reference photographs and/or sketches of places you would like to respond to.
If you wish to bring preferred paints please do so, but no oils.
Any drawing equipment including an ink pen
Newspaper or newsprint for transporting work home.
Please bring a pen, notebook and your glasses, if you need them.
Are there any additional costs?
All materials are included in the workshop fee.
About the tutor
Alex is a Contemporary Visual and Fine Artist living and working in Cumbria. She works in a variety of disciplines, but her main focus at present is painting in mixed media.
Her work has been shown at the Mall Galleries at the Pastel Society and the Society of Equestrian Artists. She has taken part in C-Art since its inception.
Alex thoroughly enjoys sharing skills, techniques and ideas; she has over 25 years’ experience in delivering courses and workshops across the age range.
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