Event Type: Take Part
Expressive Mark Making with Bella Green

DATE:
Sun 23 May

TIME:

10.30AM – 4.30PM

PRICE:
£60 – All materials included

DESCRIPTION:
Bella will help participants explore mark making, colour and acrylics, then use them to create an artwork from either observation or imagination. Come prepared to have fun…it can get a bit messy so bring an apron or old shirt.

The class is suitable for those with no experience or those who have lots.

A workshop to help develop that inner artist.

A painting is created with marks, the normal tools are brushes or knives…though there are many others.  But how these tools are used makes a huge difference to the final expression of the painting.   The texture of the paint, the speed and manner of it arriving on the canvas, and the energy of the gesture, all affect the final result.

Bella will help participants explore mark making, colour and acrylics, then use them to create an artwork from either observation or imagination.  All materials will be provided, but feel free to bring along any favourite painting tools. Come prepared to have fun .it can get a bit messy so bring an apron or old shirt.

The class is suitable for those with no experience or those who have lots.

Bella Green is visual artist/painter, born in Glasgow and who now lives and works in Lockerbie in Dumfries and Galloway.

She is a very experienced tutor who loves face to face teaching and has worked with students of all levels, from secondary schools to postgraduate students at the Royal College of Art. Also for many years she has worked with art clubs and societies in Scotland and throughout out the UK.

She has been a professional member of Visual Arts Scotland for over 20 years and exhibits regularly with them and other galleries.

She taught drawing and colour at a summer school in the Verrocchio Art Centre in Tuscany for over 20 years, and has shown every year at Spring Fling, Dumfries and Galloway’s Open Studio event which celebrates its 20th anniversary next year.

This workshop is delivered in partnership with BASX,  a Peebles social enterprise developing practical arts skills, creativity and wellbeing.

To see Bella Green’s work or get more info: www.bellagreen.co.uk

Instagram – @artschoolwithbellagreen Facebook – @BellaGreenArtist

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