This practical tutor-led workshop will enliven student’s own creativity and offer them new ideas to improve their own drawing and painting. There is added inspiration from contemporary living artists that will give a modern twist to Cezanne’s influence. Students will create their own expressive contemporary still life drawings that embrace shape, form and structure.
- Learn the essence behind Cezanne’s ideas and the reason for his fame
- Be inspired and apply the new ideas to help transform their own personal style
- Students will be creating new art and will not be copying or making Cezanne look-alike images
- Cezanne (1839 – 1906)
- Variety of contemporary living artists
THE MAIN FOCUS
Students will learn that even now in the 21 century artists are still reflecting on the issues Cezanne tried to resolve. The focus of the workshop is to guide students to explore and develop their own personal skills and techniques. Students will be supported and guided to create inspired, personal, creative artwork that help them develop their own drawing or painting style.
What will students be drawing or painting?
Contemporary still life drawings with simplified shapes, focusing on structure, planes + facets. Colour + pattern will be strongly featured.
Students will be using oil pastels + pencil during the workshop.
By the end of the workshop…
Students will leave the workshop understanding the Cezanne’s ideas more fully. Having travelled a creative journey to discover their own creative solutions, students will be better able to transform their own drawing and painting.
Helpful info + Guidance
“Informative and inspirational. Lots of fun! I’ve learnt the history of Cezanne and how to use new techniques and look at objects differently. Brian helped me throughout the process, meaning I created a piece to the best of my ability.” My course highlight was that I felt “it was all great.” Anna P
“Fun, informative, interesting, engrossing. Made me think about shape, colour, form. Have never used oil pastel – fun.” Pam B
“It’s a fantastic course with a great balance of elements from teaching to the practical. Brian was a great tutor. I have learnt a bit about Cezanne, Post Impressionist, techniques he used and have applied them to a still life work/drawing.” My course highlight was the “fantastic studio space, bright, clean with lots of resources and an encouraging atmosphere.” Stephen R