Mono-Printing Workshop // Sunday 18 August
Time: 10.30am - 2.30pm
Location: The Biscuit Factory Gallery
Hosted by: Dan Cimmermann
Building up several layers of paint to create an interesting surface on paper, participants will work from large reproductions of portraits by Sir Joshua Reynolds to produce powerful, energetic portraits using the mono-print technique. Participants will then work back into the prints in various ways and using various techniques of paint application to build up an exciting piece of figurative work. You will take away your own A2 monochromatic artwork. No materials required, however bringing various implements such as rollers, brushes, palette knives and/or anything that might produce an interesting surface when printed such as bubble wrap, corrugated cardboard, etc would be advantageous.
There will be a break for lunch mid workshop.
Dan Cimmermann has been working as an artist for the past 10 years and has twice been selected for exhibition for the prestigious BP Portrait Award.His paintings are built up using several layers of paint, starting with washes in inks and glaze medium and building up to impasto oil paint applied with a palette knife. He draws inspiration from the interesting surfaces on peeling, crumbling walls in cities, particularly in Italy, where many stripped back layers of paint and plaster reveal a sense of history and act as a reminder of faded memories. He is inspired by urban walls covered with fragments of torn posters, graffiti and advertisements.
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.
Payment is required upon booking. Cancellations made up to 2 weeks prior to the workshop date are eligible for a full refund.