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Exploring Drawing and Visual Understanding When: Wednesday Evenings, 19:00-21:00, starting 23rd January Where: ReSource Wissmannstrasse 20. 12049 Berlin Course Length: 7 weeks Cost: €130 Maximum Participants: 12 Continuing on from Introduction to Drawing and Visual Understanding, this course will take a more in-depth look at picture making, how varieties of visual language affect us as viewers and how they can be used as artists. Like the introduction course, each class will have a combination of art history discussion and practical exercises, but this course will have more time devoted to making and getting to the heart of the practice. We'll also be looking at the endless themes of contemporary and historical visual culture. Through being engaged in a visual practice and having first hand experience of creating images, you’ll gain new tools with which to see and understand things, and improve your ability to communicate. The course is suitable for people of all artistic backgrounds and abilities. Although completing the Introduction course is recommended, it is not mandatory. --- Tom Moore is an artist educator currently living and working in Berlin. Their diverse practice ranges through film, performance, book arts and collage, each of these facets being grounded in the practice of drawing. They studied Drawing at Camberwell College of Art and Winchester School of Art. They have exhibited widely including the National Portrait Gallery and the Institute of Contemporary Art in London. Their films have been screened at the London Independent Film Festival and Donau Festival. They have taught at the National Portrait Gallery, the British Museum, Tate Modern and with the London Art Academy. --- "The classes were absolutely fantastic, I’m so glad I joined! I feel like I’m equipped with a whole new toolkit and it’s been really great tapping back into some artsy creativity. You really found a great balance in art history & hands-on exercises, and racing to the class has definitely been the highlight of my week these past two months." - Maia Frazier on Introduction to Drawing and Visual Understanding. --- To sign up please email inkandbricks (at) gmail (dot) com http://inkandbricksdrawing.tumblr.com/
Saturday February 2nd 10:30 to 16:30 €50 Selkestraße, Neukölln 10 participants maximum How To Throw a Party Wether it was the nonsensical games of a Fluxus Happening, the mind melting absinthe rituals of the Post Impressionists, or the architecture of Stone Henge, Artists have always played an important role in getting people together for a celebration. This one day workshop will be lead by artists Esther Samuels-Davis and Tom Moore. They will guide you through a series of creative drawing exercises to get you thinking about everything you need to throw a world changing party. Suitable for people of all experiences and backgrounds. Artists leave your lonely garrets and come to the party! Hosted by Tom Moore who studied Drawing at Camberwell College of Art and Winchester School of Art. They have exhibited widely including the National Portrait Gallery and the Institute of Contemporary Art in London. They have taught at the National Portrait Gallery, the British Museum, and with the London Art Academy. http://tommoore.eu/ Esther Samuels-Davis holds a BFA in printmaking and illustration from California College of the Arts. Has worked as head printer at custom letterpress company Carrot and Stick Press in Oakland, California. Her artwork has been commissioned for theater productions at Acker Stadt Palast and was featured on the Radiotopia podcast Love and Radio. Esther’s drawings and prose can be found in print in Maker’s Magazine and was featured on the Maker’s Movement blog. She is now the Chief Illustrator and Typesetter at Literally Speaking. http://dirtyliketheweeds.com/ Please email [masked] to sign up.