Sculpting with Colour Art Course

Art - Practical

Two Day Course

David Chandler

9 September 2021 to 10 September 2021

Non-resident fee £91 (finishes at lunch on Friday)

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This course is part of Dillington Discovery Autumn week.

Many of us are quite at home with the business of working in two-dimensions. Drawing and painting, we feel, are things we understand, if only intuitively. But how might an artist, habituated to those two disciplines, approach sculpture? How do we move from creating in two dimensions to making in three? Isn’t it entirely different? And what happens to all the things we already know about art? Can we hold on to our beloved lines and colours, for example, or do we have to give them up?

In this one and half day course we will learn how to liberate our work from the wall and move it out into the environment. At the same time, a working knowledge of that tricky third dimension will give us deeper insights into the two we feel we already know.

(Finishes at lunch on Friday)

Tutor information

David Chandler began teaching art to adults over twenty years ago. There is now a waiting list for his in-person classes in Bath and his online courses on Zoom attract an international audience. He has lectured and demonstrated to art societies throughout the UK, painted on Channel 4, TSW and HTV and is the author and presenter of two DVD tutorials for watercolourists. Since 1999, he has led many painting courses in France, Italy, Switzerland and Spain.  In 2011, he co-founded Frome Community Education, a not-for-profit organisation that delivers more than thirty different leisure classes to adult learners in Somerset. He was a recipient of the Bax Award at the Black Swan Open Art competition and a finalist of the Holburne Portrait Prize in Bath. He is also the writer and presenter of Seeing Things on FromeFM, a monthly radio programme about the visual arts. He was a regular contributor to Future Publishing’s ‘Paint And Draw’ magazine and his practical book for watercolourists, ‘Tate: Master Watercolour’ (published by Ilex Press in February 2021), is available worldwide.

Covid information

Dillington House wishes to reassure everyone that we are working closely with Somerset County Council to ensure every measure is being taken to make Dillington House a safe place for everyone.

All course participants will be sent further guidance prior to the course date.

Dillington House is following Government guidelines and adhering to new guidance including local or national lockdowns.

All places booked can be transferred or refunded in the event this course is cancelled. Individuals who are affected by local lockdowns will be able to transfer to an alternative course. All other terms and conditions apply.