Discover Miniatures with Free Drawing

Teachers
Teachers

  • September 25, 2020 / 19:00

In this workshop, teachers explore the art of miniature not as a historical subject, but in a theoretical manner, setting off from contemporary artworks diverse in form and shape. We first closely examine contemporary forms of miniature via online games based on detailed images from selected artworks in the exhibition. Then, during the workshop, we forge new compositions by employing different materials such as crayon, watercolor and felt-tip pen and different techniques such as scraping, splashing and drawing, setting off from minute details in the artworks. We discuss our sentiments and observations based on the artworks we have reinterpreted and then share the story of this production. We discover different methods of communicating through art, and learn various techniques of expression through first-hand experience.

Instructor: Filiz Kara Bilgin
Related Exhibition: Miniature 2.0, Miniature in Contemporary Art

Materials
White A4 paper
Crayon
Watercolor
Felt-tip pen
Pencil

Capacity: 50 participants

The event is free-of-charge, but reservation is required.
The event will be organized over the application Zoom Meeting.
At the end of the event, participants will be sent a participation certificate by e-mail.

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It’s better to burn out than to fade away

It’s better to burn out than to fade away

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Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests

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