Paint & Pose
A 6 week course in drawing and modelling open to all self-identifying wxmen and non-binary folk. Bring yourself and your body to try life modelling and drawing in a welcoming, creative, space with like-minded people. All welcome, no experience necessary.
We will be exploring both traditional and experimental making and drawing techniques, as well as different ways to model, perform and celebrate our bodies.
Bring yourself, just as you are. All other materials provided.
Week 1 - Getting to know each other as a group, getting comfortable with drawing and being drawn and freeing ourselves up expressively (clothed)
Week 2 - Using colour as a starting point to create interesting poses, drawings and works of art
Week 3 - Investigating body language and how we perform our bodies, using props, objects and words to create interesting compositions and poses
Week 4 -Creating our own drawing tools and using different exercises and mediums to explore how we draw and qualities of drawing
Week 5 - Using found materials like cardboard, newspaper, tights, string, tape to make attachments for body parts, that extend, restrict or re shape the body's form, exploring how we perceive and experience different bodies
Week 6 - Creating tableaus by modelling together, reflecting on the course, and curating a final exhibition