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Mixed Media - Collage Ink & Acrylics

Tutor: Amy Alderson
Location: Evolution Arts, 2 Sillwood Terrace, Brighton BN1 2LR
Next date: Sunday workshop, 25 June 2017

Students will be encouraged to delve into, and design their ideas through mixed media materials.

The workshop gives students the opportunity to work with a range of methods, referring to various art practices. We will research art movements and approaches such as collage/ montage, realism vs abstraction, paint practices and application.

Amy gives lots of demonstrations and assistance where required and her teaching approach will help you to work within a framework whilst still giving you the freedom to generate your own ideas and develop your art skills, techniques and designs.

Suitable for all levels.

Materials List

Charcoal

Pencil - 2B or softer

Rubber

Paints- red blue yellow and white- suggested acrylics - but any other water based paints would be fine.

Paintbrushes - a selection

Rag

Ink

One or more pastels - ideally oil

Pva and pritt stick

Other materials - optional -

Ideally approx A2 sized board, otherwise canvas - a cheap one from Tiger or similar.

Wear clothes you don't mind getting paint on!

Extra materials provided during the day may cost up to £2

About the tutor

Amy Alderson is a freelance artist with her own company providing art for film, media, galleries, art spaces and by commission.  She studied art at Hampstead School of Art and St Martins College London and gained a BA Hons in Visual Arts and Dance at the University of Brighton.  She has a strong working knowledge of teaching gained from current role as a further education art teacher and from previous positions including tutoring at Sussex Downs College.  Her commissions include the British Museum, key artist on award winning film, Peter, Praslin Pictures; galleries include the ICA the Naked Eye Gallery and In-house Artist at the Brighton Artists Gallery.