Easter Holiday // Fantastic Folklore // Young Artists (aged 10 -15 years)
This imaginative 4-day course will explore classic folktales from around the world to inspire students to create their own tale that they have written and illustrated. From Hans Christian Anderson to Angela Carter, we will see how these stories have managed to captivate people for generations. Through drawing from the model in the studio, students will learn how to create characters that are unusual and compelling, looking at the work of artists including Paula Rego and Nancy Spero.
We will also find inspiration outside of the studio and explore how to create a sense of place and atmosphere in our work. Our approach will be playful and exploratory with each student being encouraged to express their unique artistic voice.
*Please note this course may also include out of house trips and drawing outside.
Gain confidence in expressing their own individual artistic voice
Learn to combine observational drawing with drawing from imagination to create images that are dynamic and layered
Become comfortable working in a playful and experimental way
Be introduced to new artists, writers and poets
Join a small group of likeminded artistic students
Benefit from one-to-one tuition
Experience working from a professional working studio
Leave with their own written, illustrated and bound original folklore
This course is for you if you’re interested in:
Character life drawing
Drawing outside or on location
Nature and still life
Storytelling and poetry
Costume and theatre