Mixing it up

We started the workshop today with Pip, who led us through a series of warm up exercises experimenting with a new range of materials including inks, charcoal graphite pencils, pastels, acrylic paints.

It was great to work as a group, adding to each other’s work, and making the images more abstract each time.

After the break Fran suggested ways in which we could develop our individual designs for our cards , looking at layout and how to incorporate colour and mark making using the materials from the warm up exercise.

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Several of us chose to work with acrylic paint, to introduce colour into the overall design, either as a background or as a detail.

In the last half an hour we all went outside into the churchyard opposite Llanelly House to make drawings of some of the architectural details, to use as a logo to go on the back of all the cards.

 

 

 

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