Experimental Drawing

Experimental Drawing Workshops

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Don’t forget I’m holding an Experimental Drawing workshop between 2-3pm today at Live Christmas Project (275 Fulham Rd) – nearest Tube South Kensington- I’ll also holding a second workshop at 6-7 pm tonight for those who won’t be able to make it in the daytime…You’ll leave with a mini masterpiece…inspired from Matrioshka Dolls – a perfect, personalised Christmas Gift! x

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Experimental Drawing workshop

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I’ll be holding an experimental drawing workshop this Friday 19th December (2-3pm) at Live Project (275-277 Fulham Road).
I’ll be taking you on an Artistic journey creating a series of of one & two minute drawings inspired from Matrioshka Dolls, teaching varying fast paced drawing techniques such as continuos line, reverse hand and one & two minute fast paced Illustrations.

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Experimental Fashion Illustration

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I held some more Experimental Fashion Illustration classes yesterday;

Even got my mum involved

Experimental Drawing

Oil pastels onto two minute, continuous line drawing

Experimental Drawing (2)

Oil pastels onto five minute intricate, line drawing (Matrioshka)

Experimental Drawing 3

Made-up character: Oil pastel & collage on paper

Experimental Drawing 4

Experimental Fashion Illustration Classes

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I’m back in my hometown of Bristol for a few days over Easter….with a pile of admin…………..

Today I thought I’d escape the paperwork and run through some new ideas I wish to try out for future Art classes; so I invited some friends around to have a trial lesson run through.

The students started with a one minute continuous line drawing and went on to create a series of works using oil pastel and a final large scale drawing using pastel, ink and collaged paper and photographs.

Unfortunately being away from home I have limited resources so we had to run through with ink pastels and coloured paper/magazine articles (in my lessons there’s a vast selection of inks paints as well).

Teaching always leaves me feeling most inspired; advising people helps develop my own thoughts and concepts as well as seeing how my students interpret tasks using their own, unique handwriting.

A great start to the day!

Fashion Illustration 2

Matrioshka Dolls were the subject matter for the initial drawings (two minute continuous line drawings with a further ten minutes to colour and finalise).

Fashion Illustration 3

Students proceed to invent their own characters taking inspiration  from previous drawings and techniques learnt

Fashion Illustration 5 Fashion Illustration Prep

Finalised Illustration created using Oil pastels, collaged photographs and previous drawings as print.

 

Fashion Illustration Classes

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I’m currently teaching a Saturday morning class in Fashion and Character Illustration at the Rosetta Art Centre in Stratford……..I started the class with a few 1 minute illustrations inspired from magazine cut-outs which the children then worked into adding colour, detailing and collage (I feel the fast illustrations are great for getting the creative juices flowing).

What a productive morning it was, my class are so creative and talented!

 

Fashion Illustration Saturday group

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Saturday Fashion Illustration Class

Saturday Fashion Illustration Class

Saturday Fashion Illustration Class

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Saturday Fashion Illustration Class

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Saturday Fashion Illustration Class

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1 minute warm up Fashion Drawings

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I’ve been creating some 1 minute, timed drawings inspired from my favourite looks, then adding life and character to them with collage and and colour, I find this so therapeutic and a great warm up before starting on large, more refined pieces.