Week 1 : Drawing from nature
Exploring a range of drawing techniques taking inspiration from nature/plants/garden
Continuous line, layer drawing, blind drawing using different drawing media and paper types
Exploring mono-print drawing techniques using inspiration from morning session
Using painterly marks/wipe away technique
Collage the most successful elements together to create abstract piece
Week 2:Drawing movement and cut-outs / Matisse&Cohen 'Dance me to the moon'
Using pastel and chalk to document human form and movement
Developing gestural, fluid forms and overlapping drawings
Using these as inspiration to develop figure cut-outs and compositions
Week 3: Imagination painting
Using Chagall and the work from last week to develop imagination paintings
Explore the link between mood and colour / warm and cool colours / respond to music
Using wet on wet and wax resist
Week 4: Landscape painting
Exploring the different marks and textures that can be made with acrylic, using palette knife and scratching, layering.
Exploring techniques to paint mood and weather (local landscape, Dartmoor)
Highlight elements using pastel and chalk
Using artist Richard Diebenkorn as inspiration
Week 5: Marbling landscape
Explore marbling: creating different marks and patterns.
Use knowledge of warm/cool colours
After lunch: using the dried marble paper to create collage landscapes
Using cutting and ripping techniques to explore edges and lines in compositionsBook a spaceBack