The profound relationship between qualitative geometry and the forms of architecture and sculpture is no where better expressed than in the ancient egyptian tradition.
During this course we will be drawing inspiration from the work of
R.A. Schwaller de Lubitcz, John Michell and others.
Daily themes ...
Day 1 - Golden Section: The philosophical implications of the golden section in Egyptian art
Day 2 - The Human Canon: Harmonics and proportions underlying human/divine form in Egyptian art
Day 3 - The Pyramids: The pyramids and earth measure. Draw and model the great pyramid of Giza to scale!
If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
All tuition and materials.
Bring a packed lunch or booked a delicious locally sourced organic/vegetarian cooked by the Emerson College chefs (this can be done in person before 10 am on the day); alternatively, walk to Tablehurst Farm Shop/Cafe (5 mins).
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3 days (10:00am to 5:00pm)
Next available date
15th October 2021
Geometry of Ancient Egypt: Thank you from the bottom of my heart for organising another outstanding course from Adam Tetlow. It was just what the doctor ordered, and I feel refreshed and inspired again, after a bit of a creative lull.