Thursday, 1 May 2014

'Foundation in Arts' Course @ Furniture Now!

A new course ...and lots of new talent(s):

In January this year a new art course started at Furniture Now! Lewes, called 'Foundations in Art'.
The influx of new, talented students was overwhelming! It was proof to me that there is a massive need for people of all ages, backgrounds and circumstances to come to a safe and supportive place where
they can be creative, network, relax, grow and experiment. And besides creating great pieces of art I have observed learners supporting each other, finding solutions for long-standing problems/issues and making new friends.

In one of our sessions I got the learners to draw a portrait of Lucien Freud, collaboratively, using soft pencils and graphite sticks. The only 'problem' was that nobody knew what they were drawing at the beginning of the task! 

Here is the outcome....

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