Surface Impressions: Textured Still Life

Surface Impressions: Textured Still Life

Term 2: Spring, 22 Feb 2020
Price per person £85.00

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Saturday, 9:30am – 4:30pm


North Junction St. Campus

Term 2: Spring

22 Feb 2020

Course Staff

Jill Boualaxai Visiting Tutor

A workshop exploring the surface and textures of objects within a still life composition.

The class will be given various tonal papers and encouraged to experiment with monoprinting as a means of mark-making, rolling the ink directly onto textured surfaces of various object and then transferring this surface impression on to paper. Through a process of tearing, cutting and layering, these textured papers will form a rich bank of collage materials that students will use in the afternoon, in response to a still life installation. Looking at Picasso’s use of abstraction and collage in relation to still life, a playful approach will be encouraged throughout the day, with an emphasis on discovering a new vocabulary of mark-making and unexpected ways of working. Students will finish the day with a collection of exploratory monoprints and a resolved still-life collage.

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