29 August 2020

TUTOR Martha Orbach
DAY Saturday 10am – 2pm
DATES 29 August
LOCATION Art Studios

In our experimental inter-generational series of art classes, adults and young people aged 8+ are invited to attend art classes together to learn processes, create work, support and inspire one another and collaborate. The courses are designed at an adult teaching level with in-depth skills and processes to create considered and professional pieces.

Cyanotypes are one of the oldest forms of photography and a beautifully low-tech printmaking process. Come and learn how to create your own designs by combining this process with paper cutting and stencil making.

Experiment with lettering, structure and form and take home your own selection of blueprints.

Learning outcomes:
– introduction to cyanotypes and alternative processes in photography,
– introduction to stencils and paper-cutting.
– Introduction to designing with text and form.

Your Tutor:
Martha Orbach is an artist and image-maker who tells stories through drawing, printmaking and animation. Her recent project Habitat, was exhibited at Glasgow Botanic Gardens and she’s currently working on White Out – an animated story project made in collaboration with the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. Her work has been shown at Photofusion, The Institute of Psychiatry, A.P.T Gallery, commissioned by the Open Society Foundation, awarded a fringe award at Deptford X and the Word and Image prize in the Inspired by… competition at the V&A. She trained at the University of East Anglia, Camberwell College of Art and London College of Communication. She has run workshops for a wide variety of groups at places such as TATE, The National Gallery, GROW London, Culpeper Community Garden, Urban Roots, and Wakehurst Place.



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