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Date:
One Day Workshop
Saturday, January 26, 9am - 5pm
Instructor:
Andy Burgess
Location:
Art Intersection
Phone:
(480) 361-1118
Address:
207 N Gilbert Rd # 201, Gilbert, AZ, 85234

Workshop, Art as a Verb

Sketchbook Skills with Andy Burgess

The sketchbook is the artists’ best friend – an amazing and versatile tool that has sustained artists for hundreds of years. It’s a companion, a diary, a calendar, a memoir, an ideas board, a place for experimentation and play and a perfect antidote, in today’s digital world, to our increasingly screen based lives!

So, let’s stop tapping on a glass screen for a few hours and instead draw, collage, and make a creative mess with all manner of pencils, pens, paint, glue, and found materials.

This one day workshop will be a primer in making the most out of your sketchbook…your “portable studio” – giving you confidence to make a little bit of art each and every day whether at home or on the move.

We will draw in pencil and pen from life; trying quick portraits, still-lives and landscapes. We will experiment with watercolor and ink and we will fabricate tiny collages out of the things we find around us. We will make thumbnail sketches in a matter of seconds and color palettes as research for future work. This will be an energetic day of art-making and experimentation, both figurative and abstract. …hopefully leaving you inspired and ready to go in any direction you choose!

 

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