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This exciting, collaborative course will allow you to explore both drawing and crafting.
Over 7 weekly sessions, you will have the opportunity to learn about different two mediums from two of our talented tutors: Linda O’Kane and Patrick Hickey.
In the first 3 classes, you will practice a Still Life study under the lead of artist Patrick Hickey, examining drawing technique, shape and form.
Then, looking at the work you did in the first 3 classes, you will interpret your Still Life using fabric and thread: exploring sewing practice and developing your multi-disciplinary thinking.
For the Stil Life drawing session, please bring your preferred materials.
Fabrics and thread are provided but please bring scissors on weeks 4-7.
About the tutors
Patrick Hickey is a contemporary artist and current PhD researcher at Ulster University, Belfast.
Since graduating from the Belfast School of Art in 2015 with a BA (Hons) Fine Art, Patrick has continually exhibited in solo and group exhibitions. He mainly works with the male figure & the landscape in a range of materials, mostly, but not limited to, charcoal, graphite, oil, and water-based paints such as acrylic, gouache and watercolour.
If you would like to see some of Patrick's work, check out his website.
Linda O'Kane has worked in the Antiques/Interior Decoration trade for over 30 years. As a self taught Decorative Artist she has worked in homes throughout the UK, including some superior hotels. She has a City & Guilds in Floristry and loves to grow her own flowers.
A life long love of sewing, patchwork and cross stitch has enabled her to gain excellent experience over the years. She really enjoys teaching, sharing her knowledge and hopefully inspiring others to get creative.