Home is where the (he)ART is
with Heather Matthew
Suitable for all skill levels
1-day, 9.30am - 4pm
Sunday 19 April, 2020
$130 + materials fee $10
Create folded pocketbooks of your personal belonging(s)
In this class participants will learn how to devise artworks inspired by their own personal stories – where they live, what they use in their daily lives and what they might have a passion for collecting.
Finding a personal focus is a vital ingredient in visual storytelling. Using a variety of mixed media techniques including drawing, collage and simple mono printing; participants can construct their own history (his/her story).
In this one day workshop participants will learn:
How to find a creative story focus
Personal mapping techniques
How to turn intuitive doodles into inspirational mark making
Creative pocket book construction
At the end of the workshop students will have created a series of themed artworks housed in a simple folded pocketbook to use as a starting point for further inspiration or jumpstart their arts practice.
Tutor to supply: Book materials, maps, shipping tags, printmaking equipment (Scissors will not be provided)
Participants bring their own apron (optional latex gloves)
Personal ephemera including parts of a personal collection
Any particular maps of personal significance
Any personal art kit eg ink, brushes, knives, cutting boards etc