NEW! Blue Rider Expressionism

NEW! Blue Rider Expressionism

Starts 7 June 2024 | 3 weeks | Full Days


RWA Drawing School Studio, RWA, BS8 1PX


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Starts 7 June 2024

Tutor - Catherine Knight

Fridays, 10am - 3pm | 3 weeks

Starts Friday 7 June 2024

During this course you will explore the work of three key German Expressionists from the Blue Rider Group: Gabriele Munter, Wassily Kandinsky and Franz Marc.

Known for their bold outlines and vibrant colours, this course will help you to gain confidence with using oil paint, colour and mark-making. We will look at their landscapes and still life studies, and in the third session, you will have a chance to develop your own composition inspired by their work. We will explore using a palette knife, using a coloured ground, using thin washes, building up glazes and exploring texture.

This will be a fun and experimental course where you can build confidence and develop your own style. This course is planned to coincide with the major new show coming to Tate Modern: EXPRESSIONISTS: KANDINSKY, MÜNTER AND THE BLUE RIDER 25 APRIL – 20 OCTOBER 2024

All materials provided, though we recommend bringing your own brushes if you have them. Please wear clothes suitable for a painty studio environment and bring a bag or portfolio suitable for taking wet work home with you after the sessions.

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Participants must be 16 or over.

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