Inspired By Frank

15 Jun

Coming up in August – I’m running a weekend printmaking workshop inspired by Frank Brangwyn , one of my artistic heroes. An outstanding draughtsman, painter, printmaker, muralist who exhibited with the Viennese Secession but unlike Klimt and Schiele, Frank had the mis/fortune to live to a ripe old age and fall out of fashion; he’s due for a reappraisal and revival.

nya course flyer

I am involved in a large immersive arts project that’s climaxing in September called Nawr yr Arwr / Now the Hero, the brainchild of artist Marc Rees, which is centred around the magnificent Brangwyn Hall in Swansea, which houses the beautiful Brangwyn panels. As part of the lead up to the final act, I’ll be running a two day print course at Swansea Print Workshop, inspired by Frank’s panels and the remembrance of World War 1 (he was a war artist too).

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One of Brangwyn’s magnificent paintings

 

Here’s a short film about me, my model, my monotype and Nawr Yr Arwr / Now The Hero

And if you want to see more about the monotype technique I use, please visit the Techie section of my website, here.

4 Responses to “Inspired By Frank”

  1. As much cake as you want June 16, 2018 at 14:02 #

    A very moving video – the image you produced is incredible! If I were closer, I’d sign up for your workshop:-).

  2. kestrelart June 16, 2018 at 07:38 #

    I could not get time to go to your course based round Kathe Kollwitz this weekend, but I hope to be able to book on this one.

    • Rosie Scribblah June 16, 2018 at 08:03 #

      It would be lovely to see you. I am planning to include a visit to the Brangwyn Panels as well

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