Drawing: Colour and Memory
Thinking of a memory of a place, person, dream, picture or a long gone, much loved house, we experience an absence or loss and invent and conjure ways to depict what we remember. A memory condenses and reduces to a completeness, being neither purely objective or subjective. It is original to the artist. Presently, we inevitably think of the people and places outside of where we are. We rely on our imagination. As well as the relative position of things, what eludes you is the overall harmony, the movement - what makes ‘it’ an ‘it’. We will consider the practice of memory in relation to drawing, as well as exploring how we perceive colours directly from observation and how we ‘feel’ colours. In our exploration we will hope to achieve a response that shows breadth; air moving evenly and unbrokenly across the sheet.
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