Art teacher school CPD Workshops

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Art Teacher Creative CPD workshops:  These short evening workshops  will support art teachers’ Continuing Professional Development.  They will inspire, inform, and re-connect you to art fundamentals to take back to the classroom and re-energise your teaching.  

Select individual workshops, or book the whole package of 3 workshops that will be delivered across the school year.  Based in my Ancoats studio, within AWOL Studios – Manchester’s largest Creative hub.

Suitable for Art Teachers – secondary and primary school – specialist and non subject-specialists.  All welcome.

Suitable for teachers – Secondary + Primary school.
Everyone is welcome.
Short CPD Workshops

About the Creative CPD Workshops for teachers

These 3 creative workshops are designed to re-inspire you, keep you connected to your own drawing and painting practice, and give you fresh ideas you can easily translate into KS 2, 3 + 4 art and design projects for your classroom.

The ‘Golden Age’ of newly modern artists of the late 19th century bravely changed art from being static to dynamic, innovative and ‘modern’; reflecting their new fast changing world.  Even today in the 21st century artists are still hugely influenced by their ground-breaking creativity.

Discover what you can learn from the Modern Masters to revitalise your own drawings and paintings and take back lesson ideas to your classroom. Select your choice from the 3 evening CPD workshops, all with a contemporary twist, designed to delve into the legacy of some of our Modern Master artists and guide you to making your own inventive, creative personalised drawings.

These 3 CPD opportunities spread across the academic calendar will enable you to support your own continual professional development, remain inspired and have creative space to develop your own ideas and arts practice, putting you in a better position to continue to inspire the pupils and students you teach.


Cezanne: simplifying nature

Autumn 2019

£39

All Materials included

Day: Tuesday eve
Time: 6.30-9pm
Tutor: Brian Raymond



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Summary
Cezanne is known as the father of Modernism.  He saw beyond surface detail and painted the underlying structure and form of objects, wanting to “treat nature by the cylinder, the sphere, the cone”.

With a contemporary twist and further inspiration from contemporary living artists, you will learn how to make your own inspired, personally creative still life drawings that celebrate shape, form and structure.

Inspiration
Cezanne (1839 – 1906)
Variety of contemporary living artists

What will we be drawing or painting?
Contemporary still life drawings with simplified shapes, focusing on structure, planes + facets. Colour + pattern will be strongly featured.

Images
CLICK HERE
to visit our Pinterest board
View the artists we will be learning about.

Materials
Water colour, ink + pen

  • Cezanne: simplifying nature

    Optional items to bring
    Baby wipes (hand cleansing tissues)
    Rag (old cloth) for blending materials when drawing
    Wear old clothes or bring an apron
    Pen and notebook for taking notes

    Short workshop:
    Tuesday eve: 6.30-9pm

    Tutor: 
    Brian Raymond

    Suitability
    Beginner, improver, intermediate, adults

    Group Size
    Min 6 – Max 10

    Refreshments
    Course includes tea, coffee & biscuits. Please provide your own lunch on full day courses,workshops and classes.


Matisse: Experimental colour

29 Jan 2019

£39

All Materials included

Day: Tuesday eve
Time: 6.30-9pm
Tutor: Brian Raymond



2 places remaining

Summary
Matisse inspired the world with his bold shapes and groundbreaking use of outrageous colour.  For the first time in art, paintings were able to express the artists feelings, rather than simply describe objects.

With added inspiration from contemporary living artists that will give a modern twist to Matisse’s influence, you will learn how to create your own expressive contemporary still life drawings that embrace the bold use of personally expressive colour.

Inspiration
Matisse (1869- 1954)
Variety of contemporary living artists

What will we be drawing or painting?
Contemporary still life drawings that play with colour relationships to enhance personal self-expression – transforming everyday objects into emotionally charged subject matter.

Images
CLICK HERE
to visit our Pinterest board
View the artists we will be learning about during the workshop

Materials
Acrylic paints, pencils

  • Matisse: Experimental colour

    Optional items to bring
    Baby wipes (hand cleansing tissues)
    Rag (old cloth) for blending materials when drawing
    Wear old clothes or bring an apron
    Pen and notebook for taking notes

    Short workshop:
    Tuesday eve: 6.30-9pm

    Tutor: 
    Brian Raymond

    Suitability
    Beginner, improver, intermediate, adults

    Group Size
    Min 6 – Max 10

    Refreshments
    Course includes tea, coffee & biscuits. Please provide your own lunch on full day courses,workshops and classes.


Picasso’s Cubism

30 April 2019

£39

All Materials included

Day: Tuesday eve
Time: 6.30-9pm
Tutor: Brian Raymond



Places available

Summary
Picasso’s Cubism threw out all concepts of traditional art and re-imagined how artists could depict an ever changing dynamic modern 3D world on a flat surface.  His solutions were revolutionary and still shock people today.  

With inspiration from contemporary living artists we will explore new ways of making our own inspired, personally creative still life drawings with an imaginative twist.

Inspiration
Picasso (1881 – 1973)
Variety of contemporary living artists

What will we be drawing or painting?
Contemporary still life drawings depicting objects seen from multiple view points.  Fractured shapes + space with dynamic movement and emotive colour.

Images
CLICK HERE
to visit our Pinterest board
View the artists we will be learning about

Materials
Oil pastels, pencil

  • Picasso’s Cubism

    Optional items to bring
    Baby wipes (hand cleansing tissues)
    Rag (old cloth) for blending materials when drawing
    Wear old clothes or bring an apron
    Pen and notebook for taking notes

    Short workshop:
    Tuesday eve: 6.30-9pm

    Tutor: 
    Brian Raymond

    Suitability
    Beginner, improver, intermediate, adults

    Group Size
    Min 6 – Max 10

    Refreshments
    Course includes tea, coffee & biscuits. Please provide your own lunch on full day courses,workshops and classes.


 

Course Structure 

Grab the opportunity to re-inspire, re-connect and re-inform your art teaching on these 3 Continuing Professional Development workshops.  These experiential practical tutor-led workshops will enliven your creativity and contribute to improving your classroom teaching.

About the workshops

My short art and drawing CPD workshops WILL teach you the essence of what drove these artists to draw and paint with passion, what they contributed to the art world, the reason behind their fame, and most importantly give you new inspiration for your own art-making that will in turn inspire your students back in the classroom.

The workshops will NOT teach you how to copy paintings by Cezanne, Matisee or Picasso to create look-alike pictures, or how to copy their style of painting. 

The main focus

The main focus of the short Creative CDP art workshops is to guide you to explore and develop your own personal skills and techniques.  You will be supported and guided to create inspired, personal, creative drawings that help you develop your own drawing or painting style, with ideas that can be taken back and used in the classroom to support students’ creativity, learning and progression.

Context

Even now in the 21 century contemporary artists are still reflecting on the issues Cezanne, Matisse, Picasso, and Monet tried to resolve and are finding new innovative solutions to the same visual art ‘problems’.  Join us on these exciting CPD drawing workshops and travel a creative journey to discover your own creative solutions, and in turn support your students in discovering their own.

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