Practical Art Workshops

Free Studio Workshops in Practical Art

Practical Study for KS3 –5
Free workshops led by professional Artists

Minimum number of students is 15; maximum is 20.

Please note that school groups must commit to stay for the duration of the workshop.


Fashion and Adornment

Four intensive two half hour workshops
Suitable for age 16+

March 2014

Tues
18:  10.30 – 13.00 & 13.30 – 16.00
Wed 19:
 10.30 – 13.00 & 13.30 – 16.00

This unique workshop gives students the opportunity to draw inspiration from the Collection, before experimenting with paper to create imaginative costume samples.

Pattern, Colour & Textiles

Oct 2013
Mon 14

10.30-15.30 with a break for lunch (not provided)

Working with tutors from the Royal School of Needlework, students draw inspiration and respond to examples of colour, pattern and textiles from Elizabeth 1 and her People exhibition and the Gallery’s permanent collection.






Jacob Epstein, by Sir Jacob Epstein, 1912 - NPG  - Photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London

Jacob Epstein
by Sir Jacob Epstein
1912
NPG 4126

3D Portraits.

Inspired by the current display in room 33, Jacob Epstein Portrait Sculptor, students will explore form, shape, proportion and surface texture of the sculptures on show, before creating their’ own busts in clay.

November 2013

Wed 13

10.30-15.30 with a break for lunch (not provided)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Ethel Bartlett by Dame Laura Knight, 1926. Sefton MBC Leisure Services Department, Arts and Cultural Services, Atkinson Art Gallery © Reproduced with permission of The Estate of Dame Laura Knight DBE RA 2013. All Rights Reserved.

Ethel Bartlett by Dame Laura Knight, 1926.
Sefton MBC Leisure Services Department, Arts
and Cultural Services, Atkinson Art Gallery
© Reproduced with permission of The Estate
of Dame Laura Knight DBE RA 2013.
All Rights Reserved.

Painting Workshops

Knight  Visions

Oil Painting workshops

Suitable for 16+

October  2013
Mon 7/Tues 8
10.30-15.30 with a break for lunch (not provided)

Students will draw inspiration from the Laura Knight Portraits exhibition to experiment with oil painting techniques and create their own self-portrait.















Turning Point
by Richard Evans
BP Portrait Award 2013
© Richard Evans

Prized Paintings!
BP Portrait Award 2014 & BP Travel Award 2013 Painting Workshops

Suitable for 14+

June 2014
Mon 30/

July 2014

Tues 1/Wed 2/Thur 3/Fri 4

ALL 10.30-15.30 with a break for lunch (not provided)

Students explore different uses of expression in portraiture, observing the content, form and
context of selected paintings on display to create their own acrylic
paintings on canvas in the Education Studio.