Sunday Club - Abstracting Nature workshop
Mixed Media - Materials included
For children aged 7-12, this is a Kids Art Club like no other, where children get to work on easels and use the same high art quality materials as our adult courses. They are taught by experienced artist tutors and start to take their first steps as Young Artists.
In this painting workshop, work on the theme abstracting nature. Kitty Hillier will explain how artist draw on natural shapes and forms into their creative practice. She will help you interpret these artists’ works to inspire your own interesting pieces made from acrylic paint, ink and collage.
We are happy to continue offering limited FREE Scholarship places for those on low income. Please contact Cat Lee Youth Arts Manager for a Scholarship application form to apply email@example.com.
Sunday Club – Abstracting Nature workshop
Mixed Media – Materials included
What to Bring
Our studios are fully equipped and we provide you with all the art materials you need for your workshop so just bring yourself and lots of enthusiasm!
The class will be held in the ground floor studio at the School of Painting.
Timings & Breaks
The workshops start at 10am and finish at 12pm. We will have a comfort break in the middle and provide squash or water for the children.
Children will need to be aware of social distancing and sanitise regularly.
Meet Your Tutors
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“It’s always great to hear that after trying some of these quick mark-making and drawing exercises, people are keen to repeat them at home regularly as a way to relax or reset. My approach encourages play, experimentation and trust in our gut intuition.”
In her own practice Kitty takes inspiration from her daily walking practice around the creeks and woodland near her studio at Islington Boatyard in Penryn. Using acrylic, ink and enamel paint applied with various tools and mark-making techniques, she carves, scrapes and builds up richly layered surfaces that reflect patterns found in nature and the slow formation of structures over time.
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