Develop your observational skills and gain a greater understanding of the human figure. Short and long poses. The use of different drawing and painting materials will be encouraged. All level welcome.
Alongside her artistic practice, Gianinna studied Architecture in Chile, which arose an awareness for space and it’s the relationship with the body and movement. Gianinna has worked with performance, where she often includes the public as the initiator of her actions. "There is where drawing comes from, it’s pure movement and present”. That space has also influenced her visual work that spans drawing, painting, murals and film, telling stories in scripts, lyrics and painting with light.
This part-time course is a carefully structured programme written within a framework of observational painting and drawing using the human model. You will be grounded in the skills needed to work from direct observation and will be helped to develop these skills into a personal body of work. The course further aims to help you acquire the perspectives and the sense of context necessary for working independently as an artist.
This is a one year experimental learning course leading to our own certificate, independently moderated to meet national standard. Typically our students apply for undergraduate and postgraduate courses or continue onto our Advance Practice Course. Weekly constructive critiques ensure the continuing progress and direction of individual work, while gallery and artists studio visits support students writing on the cultural context of their developing work. Application is by portfolio interview with the Principal.
This is a one year full-time course designed to support those interested in spending time exploring and developing their practice in greater depth. Alongside self-directed briefs we shape the course tutoring to meet the individual student’s need. You can choose to specialise in Painting, Printmaking, Portraiture, Sculpture, Drawing, Performative based practice or all of these.Typically, our graduating students continue their own studio practice or apply for postgraduate study. Weekly tutorials ensure the continuous progress and direction of individual work, while gallery and artist’s studio visits support students writing on the cultural context of their developing work.