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Berwick Educational Association Workshops: Women Painting Women: an acrylic painting workshop

Berwick Educational Association are hosting a series of six practical art workshops inspired by the works of women artists in Berwick Visual Arts Spirited exhibition on display at the Granary Gallery, giving amateur and professional artists the opportunity to try out some of the techniques used by artists in the Spirited exhibition. 
 

Workshop 1 - Women Painting Women: an acrylic painting workshop
Throughout art history the muse is traditionally female and the artist predominantly male. When the artist is female, what difference does this make? Looking closely at the work within the exhibition we will explore different approaches to creating figurative painting using acrylic paints on canvas or board. There will be a draped model.

Please bring your own paints, brushes and supports


All workshops
1. Women Painting Women: an acrylic painting workshop - 7 June
2. Propaganda of Print: a reductive lino printing workshop - 21 June
3. Sculptors Drawings: an excercise in mixed media - 5 July
4. The Figure in the Landscape: drawing and painting in watercolour or gouache - 12 July
5. Constructing a Narrative: adding meaning to your work - 19 July
6. Abstraction and Mark Making from the Landscape: experiments in composition and mixed media - 26 July

Each workshop, which can be booked separately, will focus on a different subject and range of techniques and media. Each workshop will be led by local artist Gill Walton, and will begin with a 30-minute tour of the exhibition led by Prof Maria Chester. Each class is limited to 10 students.



View the full public programme of events for Spirited - Women Artists from The Ingram Collection of Modern Art HERE.
Year: 2018
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