Get Involved: Oil Painting Workshop with Julie Bennett and Jemma Grundon

17 Aug 2013

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12:00 – 17:00

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London, United Kingdom


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  • Cambridge Heath

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Oil Painting Workshop with Julie Bennett and Jemma Grundon


17th August 2013, 1-3pm - £20 Learn how to paint using oil paints with artists Julie Bennett and Jemma Grundon, this introductory painting workshop is aimed at all levels from art enthusiasts through to artists who want to discover new techniques and skills. Artists: Julie Bennett and Jemma Grundon will offer an insight into the construction of both landscape and portrait painting using the medium of oils. With a chance to talk directly with both artists about their practices and tecniques. Throughout the workshop you will have the opportunity to work with oil paint and mediums, to understand how to alter the viscosity of the paint using various solvents. Help will be provided in cleaning and caring for oil painting equipment, As well tips and knowledge on how to prepare grounds and surfaces to paint on. This workshop will build your awareness of oil painting techniques and increase your confidence in using them for painting. *All paints, mediums, materials, solvents and cleaning materials will be provided and shared amongst the group. Booking is required, as there is a maximum of 5 places available, so please email DegreeArt at: REPRE RESIDENCY A Collaboration in Identity and Representation in Paint. Repre are a group of artists that share a common vision to capture and depict reality. From the body to the landscape, each artist is concerned with not only depicting the real, but exploring the boundaries of realism within their practice. There are a variety of ideas that the artists are driven by such as surface, mass media, atmosphere or the deconstruction of reality, these themes will provide the basis for the residency and will give an insight into the role of realism within each artist's work. EVENTS AND WORKSHOPS: The group welcomes all members of the public to fully engage with the collaborative processes, through visiting the gallery, social media and taking part in workshops. Life Drawing with 3 Models ran by Rebecca Molloy. 10 August — 1-3pm. £5 — Please book and bring your own materials. Oil Painting workshop with Jemma Grundon and Julie Bennett. 17 August — 1-3pm. £20 — Please book and materials will be provided. Painting workshop with Patrick Simkins. 24 August — 1 — 4pm. £7. Please book and materials will be provided. TALKS: Panel Discussion with Repre Artists. 29 August — 6.30pm — 8pm. Drop in Session. OTHER: Sunday Pop in Tea and Cakes — a chance to meet some of the aritsts in the studio. 4th and 18th August — 1-3pm. 1st September — 1-3pm. Follow us on social media to watch the residency evolve Twitter: @DegreeArt #RepreResidency #DAresidency Facebook: Instagram: DegreeArt / Tumblr: NOTES THE ARTISTS: Julie Bennett reappropriates mass-mediated images into gestural paintings: Jemma Grundon's work concerns the landscape and the evocative nature of the world we live in: Amelia Humber's paintings relay the atmosphere and emotion of landscape: Rebecca Molloy (founder of Repre Art Collective) looks at the deconstruction of reality: Louise Morgan is a landscape painter producing predominantly miniature watercolours that are centred around memory: Andrew Newton is an experimental artist who looks at the minds subconscious dichotomy between structure and order and spontaneous impulsivity: Patrick Simkins is exhibiting new work that questions perceptions, fragility and morality. He was recently an official London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Storyteller: When: Mon, 29/07/2013 - 00:00 - Mon, 09/09/2013 - 18:00 Private view: Thu, 01/08/2013 - 18:00 - 21:00 Where: The Gallery, 12a Vyner Street, London, E2 9DG

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