Still Life Drawing & Art History
Date: 6 week course - every Wednesday from 17 August up to and including 21 September
Time: 10.30am - 12.30pm
Location: The Biscuit Factory Gallery, Newcastle
Hosted by: Artist Mick Smith and Art Historian Aly Smith
Age: Suitable for ages 18+
The artists we will be looking at:
In these sessions you will be using pencil, charcoal and pastel to create still life drawings to take home.
Skill Level - Designed for all levels of drawing experience.
Recommendation: to wear an apron or old clothes.
Image Credit: Veja Celmins, Lamp #1,1964, oil on canvas
Mick and Aly Smith
Mick and Aly Smith are North-East based artists working in the Biscuit Box Studios. They have over 15 years experience of delivering art workshops across a variety of disciplines for all ages and levels. Mick specialises in landscapes (often influenced by 17th century
Dutch Artists) and industrial still life and sculpture. He has recently been involved in
‘The Cabinet of Souls’ project where he produced large paintings to acknowledge the
industrial heritage of the North. This can be seen on https://youtu.be/gJ5pqSy9ic0.
A discount voucher for use in The Factory Kitchen café will be provided for all workshop participants.
All participants will receive an emailed booking confirmation and a reminder email close to the event - please check junk folders.
Payment is required upon booking. Cancellations made up to 2 weeks prior to the workshop date are eligible for a full refund.
Within two weeks of the workshop date places can be transferred into another name nominated by the attendee, or transferred to a future date.
Participants are encouraged to arrive around 10-15 minutes ahead of their workshop.
There is parking on site and we have 2 free overflow car parks on Bermondsey Street and opposite at The Holy Biscuit.