The next life-drawing weekend will be taking place on 2nd and 3rd August at the TAAG Arts Centre in Teignmouth. Sessions will take place throughout the day, more details will be uploaded this week as they become available.
The weekend workshops held on 23rd and 24th November were a great success, feedback has been very encouraging. We had approximately 20 people drawing and a total of 7 models, some doing the 2 days, some doing half a day. It is hoped to run another series of workshops in the Spring, if you would like to kept informed of the new dates please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The project is almost complete, we can confirm most of the models, and they include Ken Phillips from Yorkshire, a male who has an interest in body decoration, Isabella from Bristol, an ex-Dartington student who specialises in movement, Caroline from Harbourneford who recently completed a foundation degree at South Devon College where one of her modules looked at the aesthetics of Life Drawing, Cyndi from Plymouth, who has been modelling for 9 years and Julia Finzel, photographer and artist. We may of course add other models nearer the time…….
Just a reminder that both days of our workshop will be totally different, models will rotate and change throughout the weekend. We can promise different, contemporary and above all, stimulating life drawing with the emphasis on new and innovative.
For example, the “experimental” room will consider the relationship between artist and model, through exercises, prompts, explorations and lateral thinking. A previous project used music, hats and a large metal structure to inform poses, this time it could be physical exercise, a climbing frame and dance. But then it might be something completely different. We like to make our projects unique and in so doing create an exploratory landscape for artists to experiment in….
As from the 1st October it has been decided to accept payments for the weekend workshops directly rather than going via the Crowdfunding route. This means that if you would like to book for the workshops the fees are as follows:
One day’s workshop – £25 (Please state either Saturday November 23rd or Sunday November 24th)
Two day’s workshop – £50 (both Saturday November 23rd and Sunday November 24th)
All fees (cheques payable to Transient Theatre Co. Ltd) are to be forwarded to Transient Theatre, Innovations Unit, South Devon College, Vantage Point, Long Road, Paignton, Devon. TQ4 7EJ. A booking form can be found here – Booking form for Bodies in Art
We also have a video associated with the project, this can be found here – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdthKEx7mcI
Any questions relating to the workshop can be forwarded by e-mail to email@example.com or by telephone to 07909 621438
It is hoped that the dates for the Bodies in Art workshop weekend will be 23rd and 24th November. The venue will be the one we were hoping it would be, Lupton House, near Brixham, in Torbay. You can get a sneak preview of Lupton House here. So, we have a lot to look forward to……..