Uncooked Culture follows its own art class recipe to inspire individuals who are passionate about art, to be able to take on and progress their own creative direction, rather than putting students in sealed takeaway boxes of frustration. Supporting and valuing untrained artists as well as trained,  the Uncooked ethos has always been based upon individuality and breaking away from the traditional uniform method of learning and producing art.

As part of Uncooked Culture’s new rebel art school, TRANSITION COLLECTIVE artist TERENCE DYNES will be leading Thursday afternoon classes: ‘Merging The 7 Visual Elements through mixed media’ exploring visual components through experiments in mixed media.

Tutor: Terence Dynes
Tuition Fee: £ 275, inclusive of soft drink during the break
Class Size: 10 Adults
Sessions: 5
Classes held at Westbourne Grove Church modern converted space, London W11 2RW, in its cache on the 1st floor.

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Classes run on these following
Thursdays from 2.10pm to 4.50pm :
1st Session: 6 November 2014
2nd Session: 13 November 2014
3rd Session: 20 November 2014
4th Session: 27 November 2014
5th Session: 4 December 2014

COURSE STRUCTURE

“Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.”These words from Pablo Picasso express the inspiration behind this class. In learning the visual elements of art-making they allow us to explore with confidence the power of the imagination, enabling us to interpret the world in new and inspiring ways. – Terence Dynes

Weeks 1 & 2: Introduction to the 7 elements of visual art; line, shape, form, value, space, colour and texture. Interpreting the object with those elements.

Week 3: Portraiture, using selected elements to produce self-portraits, portraits of class mates, portraits in the style of an artist of your choosing.

Week 4: Abstract Art, exploring materials/collage using the imagination.

Week 5: Learn the rules/break the rules. Use everything you’ve learned to make the work you want.

ABOUT THE TUTOR

Terence Dynes is an artist living and working in London. He has an MA in Fine Art from Central Saint Martins and has lectured at Sotheby’s Institute in contemporary painting. He has given experimental workshops in schools throughout London on the different and unexpected ways to approach art practice, both through materials and method. He has exhibited widely in London and Europe including shows in Berlin and Copenhagen.

ABOUT UNCOOKED CULTURE

Uncooked culture was founded by Chutima Kerdpitak, Artist and Independent Curator, and her interactive experimental online artist community. Uncooked Culture aims to support outsider-minded artists, untrained/self-taught artists, marginalised artists, hidden artists, artists working outside the system, and under-represented artists, by building a sustainable and supportive community.

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