Weekend workshop "Collecting, Observing, Exploring, a success!

November 21 & 22. 2015 I taught the workshop titled "Collecting, Observing, Exploring" at the Vancouver Island School of Art. It was a real success!

A panorama view of the classroom in progress. Everyone was so engrossed with their work over the weekend it was quiet and peaceful like a meditation room. Click on image to enlarge.

EXAMPLES OF SOURCES OF INSPIRATION AND PROJECTS

Photos and images in the first and second set below by Jill Ehlert © Click to see slideshow

MORE EXAMPLES - Click to see slideshow

WORKSHOP IN PROGRESS

All the drawings below are by the workshop students. The large drawings (24" x 34") were fast gesture drawings of their chosen plant materials.

The drawings they are working on at the table measure 22" x 30". Dip pen, nib and walnut ink.

Below are blind contour and contour drawings the class did as a warm-up exercise.

Click on the thumb nails to see slideshow:

STUDENT IMAGES

This set of Images are by student Carla Sandfort - click o make larger.

This set of images are by student Susan Rogers - click to make larger