Contemporary Collage

You will explore collage as a pictorial medium that examines contemporary subjects and ideas. The emphasis is on experiencing collage as a tool for thinking, as a means for articulating form, as inspiration for transferring ideas to their art practice and to encourage you to nurture new ideas...

Taught by: Rod Judkins.

Description

You will explore collage as a pictorial medium that examines contemporary subjects and ideas. The emphasis is on experiencing collage as a tool for thinking, as a means for articulating form, as inspiration for transferring ideas to their art practice and to encourage you to nurture new ideas. The course probes traditional and experimental methods that enable you to visualise your ideas.

Collage is experiencing an exciting renaissance due to contemporary ideas about both physically and conceptually bringing layered depth to work. Contemporary collage is based on ideas as well as on skills. This course will address both. Collage is uses as vehicle for personal growth in an supportive and stimulating atmosphere.

Topics covered

The potential of collage will be explored as a versatile means of creating imagery, as a process of layering and juxtaposition that uses fragments of other media such as painting, printmaking, photography and text, among others.

Illustrated talks will provide a comprehensive overview of this exciting art form, outlining the history of the medium and investigating the new ways that collage is used throughout contemporary art today.

Who should take this course?

The course is suitable for both beginners and refreshers who want to push their practice further. 

Entry requirements: None

Level: Beginners


Tutor information

Rod Judkins is a London-based artist, illustrator, designer and writer. Since graduating from the Royal College of Art he has had numerous solo exhibitions in London and abroad. He teaches on conceptual-thinking seminars at many colleges and has written two books, The Art of Creative Thinking, and Change Your Mind: 57 Ways to unlock Your Creative Self.

Materials

Please bring with you:
Some old magazines that you are happy to cut up.


Details for booking

DateDay of WeekTimeDurationCostStatusLocationAction
18/02/2017 - 18/03/2017Saturdays10:00 - 16:005 Weeks£545Available Richbell Place - WC1N Add to Basket
20/03/2017 - 24/03/2017Monday to Friday10:00 - 16:001 Week£545Available Granary Sq. - N1C Add to Basket