Art of creativity is
a study of
creativity and technique and is inspired by the teaching of Cecil
Collins and the study of sacred and traditional art.
We have a
series of classes drawing from life and the imagination. This
is not drawing where a system of measurement is imposed upon
the human form, it is about developing the eye, heart and
hands connection thereby working from feeling and empathy.
Many of the studies are two handed so we include the unknown
and more innocent part of ourselves into our drawings. Music
and movement are part of some of the classes, following the
model's movements, for example.
technique and use Chinese brushes, quill and reed pens, red
chalk, charcoal and pencils and up to seven tones of Chinese
ink. The classes are based on the study of all participants
creativity, so work done with this approach will feed into
your other creative endeavours such as writing, music, acting
, dancing and cooking.
Creativity also provides classes in egg tempera, gilding and
gesso. Unlike the expansive methods described above, this
class focuses on fine detail and incorporates the traditional
techniques of the early masters.
are suitable for beginners and experienced artists.