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Weaving the Line: Drawing with Paper, Cloth and Thread Fri 22 Mar - Sun 24 Mar

  • Arts

Inspire your creativity!

At a glance
* This tactile and engaging workshop will give you time to look outwards, and inwards.
* Develop your observational skills and personal language of marks
* Experiment with fibres and cloths to create ‘woven’ interpretations
What you will gain
* Supportive mentoring and shared inspiration
* The opportunity to explore and develop different approaches to drawing
* The confidence to experiment with materials and create start points for future making

This course is suitable for those new to drawing or making, or for experienced artists wanting to revisit or refresh their practice. Observing the line through drawn marks, we will experiment with different interpretive techniques to find our own linear language. This will be extended through material play; manipulating yarns, threads, cloth and paper into woven samples. Becoming aware of the detail and nuance in surface, line and space, we will see where this leads us.

Residential Single £325
Residential Shared £285
Non-Residential £245

Please note that prices are listed per person.

Residential options are fully inclusive with all meals provided. Non-residential options include suppers, lunches, and all refreshments and exclude B&B.

Gizella K Warburton. Member of ‘Contemporary Applied Arts’ in London, through which a piece has been acquired by Nicolas and Judith Goodison for the Fitzwilliam Museum in Cambridge. Represented by Browngrotta Arts, who present museum-quality contemporary artworks by artists working for the most part in fiber. Studies include a BA Hons Degree in Printed, Woven and Constructed Textiles at Manchester School of Art and a Postgraduate Certificate in Arts Practice with the University of Derby. Alongside the making of exhibition work, Gizella has been commissioned to deliver numerous creative learning projects in partnership with Galleries and Museums and Heritage organisations and has been an invited artist to deliver workshops in the UK, Australia, and the US. The appointment of the first Artist in Residence at Coventry War Memorial Park from 2010-2011, involved research and the delivery of participatory sessions for Park users and staff. This project and a commissioned piece made in response to this residency were showcased as part of the ‘Making Moves’ touring exhibition curated by ‘Craftspace’. Work has been featured in numerous international exhibitions. 

Visit Gizella's website for more information about her work. 

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