This course is part of Dillington Discovery Autumn week.
Many of us are quite at home with the business of working in two-dimensions. Drawing and painting, we feel, are things we understand, if only intuitively. But how might an artist, habituated to those two disciplines, approach sculpture? How do we move from creating in two dimensions to making in three? Isn’t it entirely different? And what happens to all the things we already know about art? Can we hold on to our beloved lines and colours, for example, or do we have to give them up?
In this one and half day course we will learn how to liberate our work from the wall and move it out into the environment. At the same time, a working knowledge of that tricky third dimension will give us deeper insights into the two we feel we already know.
(Finishes at lunch on Friday)
David Chandler's weekly art classes have been running for fifteen years and are attended by more than eighty students. He has lectured and demonstrated to art societies and groups throughout the UK and has been leading painting courses in France, Italy and Switzerland since 1999. He has painted on Channel 4, TSW and HTV and is the author and presenter of two DVD tutorials for watercolourists. In 2011, he co-founded Frome Community Education, a Community Interest Company that delivers over forty different leisure courses and workshops to adult learners in the Frome area, attracting nearly seven hundred enrolments during its first year. In 2012, he was a finalist in the Holburne Portrait Prize for artists in the Southwest. David is also the writer and presenter of Seeing Things, a monthly community radio programme about the visual arts for FromeFM. He co-wrote the Sony album Promised Land in 1992 and previously wrote documentary for Channel 4 and biographical drama and comedy for BBC Radio. Violet Peck, his first venture into juvenile fiction, is available from the Kindle Store.
Refunds are not available on this booking. Start dates may be amended on request.
Includes tuition, three course hot/cold buffet lunch, refreshments.