3 forthcoming workshops led by Rachael Howard

3 forthcoming workshops led by Rachael Howard:

1. City Lit Summer School, London.

Appliqué Portraits  4 – 5 July 2012

Further information at: http://www.citylit.ac.uk

To enrol call: 02078317831

 

2. City Lit Summer School, London.

Super Sketchers 14-15 July 2012

Enjoy a fun approach to sketching and create work with vitality. You will participate in drawing exercises to build confidence, and will explore drawing objects and figures using pens, pencils, paper and scissors.

Further information at: http://www.citylit.ac.uk

To enrol call: 02078317831

3. Workshop event for

‘62@50’ exhibition 2012

New Works Celebrating the 62 Group of Textile Artists’ 50th Anniversary 


Feel it Sketch it workshop

Led by 62 Group Artist Rachael Howard

Takes place at Holden Gallery. Manchester Metropolitan University. Grosvenor Building.  Cavendish Street, Manchester. M15 6BR

On Friday 20th July 2012 – 10.30am – 1pm

 A FREE workshop suitable for all levels with an interest in drawing. Materials supplied.

This is a fun approach to sketching and mark making using the 62 Groups handling collection and 62@50 exhibition as subject matter.  Participants will have the opportunity to feel and look closely at the variety of textile samples and make drawings in response to the subjects.  They will be led through a series of basic sketching exercises, making marks using the simple media of chunky graphite sticks, pencils and marker pens on to paper and responding to the variety of textures, patterns and shapes from the collection.  Work made will include a long communal sketch plus many individual sketches. Group discussion and feedback throughout the workshop will be encouraged.

Artist Rachael Howard is a long standing member of the 62 Group and is one of textiles foremost narrative textile artists.

For more information about Rachael’s practice visit  http://www.rachaelhoward.com

For more information about the 62 Group visit  http://www.62group.org.uk/

Places are limited – first come first served bases – to book a place please contact

Lucy Brown: 62 Group Education Officer 

Tel- 07951 657764 email;  lucybrownis@fsmail.net

 

 

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