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8 art history workshops found

Worcestershire - Next course on 11th September 2019
Fundamental Art Skills course for absolute beginners at Magic Wool Art and Craft Studio in Kidderminster. This a 3 months course, once a week, 3 hours a week. The next course is starting in September. This is a unique opportunity for Art and Craft lovers and complete beginners in Art and Craft to receive proper Art education in the traditional methods by a professional artist and a tutor Raya Brown. Raya’s teaching is based on...
East Sussex - Next course on 8th December 2019
Learn the alchemy and processes involved in making your own set of watercolour and gouache paints. The roots, berries and minerals that we will be precipitating, grinding and binding, all have layered correspondences that link to the planetary archetypes. Using compasses and straight-edge we will create mandalas that also resonate with the planetary patterns. The symbolism and character of colour in different traditions will be explored as we apply our paints to patterns to reveal...
Kent - Next course on 17th August 2019
Come along and spend a day paining on the Romney Marsh. We’ll enjoy a day in the studio with a splendid lunch of locally sourced ingredients. Learn about colour theory, perspective and mark making. We’ll use a limited palette of just six colours from which you’ll learn to mix an infinite variety of colours. Finally you’ll get to take your masterpieces home with you.
An introductory course where you will use traditional painting techniques and materials to create a unique piece of art ready for displaying in your home or on your boat. Roses and Castles is the popular name for the traditional paintwork of narrowboats. Bunches of roses and medieval castles together with hand painted signwriting were used by the working Boatmen resulting in truly unique livery for their boats. This served to make them instantly recognisable as...
Derbyshire - Next course on 2nd November 2019
Join a two day folk art workshop in Derbyshire. Folk art is found all over the world, created by people to mark their special moments and to celebrate things that matter; home, loved ones, marriages, work and adventures. Sue, who is an award winning contemporary folk artist, will guide you through the simple techniques to produce your own folk art celebrations in the Swedish style of 'Bonad' painting. Day one: After a short presentation about...
London - Next course on 23rd July 2019
This course will look at the Gothic style and Pre- Raphelites, especially on British artists and at the development of Arts and Crafts movement inspired by the Medieval Gothic style. How from the Gothic aesthetics we go to the development of the Pre-Raphaelites movement? What was the role of John Ruskin regarding the development of Arts and Crafts movement in Britain? What is the relationship of this movement with the European Art Nouveau style? Who...
London - Next course on 24th July 2019
This course will look at the Renaissance and Impressionism especially at the use of perspective or atmospheric depth as tools for the development of artistic, social and philosophical ideas. How from the Renaissance's aesthetics we go to the development of the Impressionism? What was the role of J.M.W Turner and John Ruskin regarding to the development of Impressionism and Post impressionism in France? What happened to the Victorian Britain at this time? Who is this...
London - Next course on 24th July 2019
This course will look at the development of Modernism especially at the influence of primitive and archaic art. How from the African masks and the Venus figurines we go to the development of the Modernism? What was the role of the industrial revolution and colonialism in the development of movements such as Cubism, Surrealism, Brut art and New Expressionism? What is the connection between Primitivism, children's art work and mental illness? Who is this course...

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