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Portraiture - A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expre

A portrait is a painting, photograph, sculpture, or other artistic representation of a person, in which the face and its expression is predominant. The intent is to display the likeness, personality, and even the mood of the person. For this reason, in photography a portrait is generally not a snapshot, but a composed image of a person in a still position. A portrait often shows a person looking directly at the painter or photographer, in order to most successfully engage the subject with the viewer.

I will cover the basics of proportions, tone lighting etc.

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At teacher's location: Bedminster, Bristol, UK
At teacher's location: Panteg Cross, Croes-Lan, Llandysul, UK
At student's location: Around Llandysul, United Kingdom
At student's location: Around Bristol, United Kingdom
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Children (7-12 years old)
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Duration:

60 minutes

The class is taught in:

English, Welsh

About Me

I am a practicing artist and workshop facilitator seeking employment in the Bristol area. Both my practice and teaching are centered around connecting and invigorating people through art. My aim as a facilitator is to tailor the learning experience around the individual’s needs and interests. The British arts education system is outdated, underfunded and does not reflect the current art scene. I have seen first-hand that students who have an awareness of contemporary art are very attractive candidates for higher education establishments. I have an excellent track record for facilitating successful applicants in their onward careers. My skill as a teacher is to ignite confidence and passion in making art that celebrates personality, skill, originality and fresh contemporary practices.
I have recently left my position as Head of Art at the prestigious independent school Barrow Hills in Surrey. Alongside this role, I was a Teacher of Art for three years at King Edward’s School Witley. I gained a PGCE whilst teaching, which I passed at Distinction level. In these roles I was able to modernise and reshape the curriculum. Digital arts, installation workshops and gestural drawing classes are some examples of this. In my personal practice I have been working on a recent collaborative performance with artist and painter, Shivani Khoshia due to debut in UK galleries in 2020. My work has exhibited in Vancouver, BC and across the UK.

Education

University of Buckingham - Teacher of Art PGCE - Distinction - 2018 - 2019
University of Reading - BA Fine Art - 1st Class Hons - 2013 - 2016
Coleg Sir Gar - B. Tech Fashion and Illustration + Foundation Course – Distinction, Distinction - 2011 - 2013

Experience / Qualifications

Employment History:
o Head of Art – Barrow Hill’s School, Surrey – 2019 – 2020
o Teacher of Art – King Edward’s School, Witley, Surrey – 2017- 2020 o Green Weddings - Ceridwen Centre, Wales - 2016
o Art Tutor – Working from Home, Reading – 2015

Exhibitions and Gallery Education:
o Curation - Lockdown Community Arts Projects – Kindness and Community & Helpers and Heroes, Bunker Gallery, Mar-June 2020
o Curation - The Bunker Gallery, Surrey, Save Our Planet, December 2019
o Collaboration - Arad Goch Centre, Wales, A Day Out In Aber, February 2018
o Collaboration - Community Arts Charity – Haslemere Hares – April 2018
o Group exhibition Accumulations, at the Bunker Gallery, Surrey, January 2018
o Group exhibition at The Ceridwen Centre, Wales, June 2017
o Group exhibition Liquid Attraction, at The Powerhouse, Wales, February 2017
o Solo show at The Arad Goch Centre, Wales, September - December 2016
o Volunteer at the Powerhouse Gallery, Wales, November 2016 – Present
o Bilingual lecture at Powerhouse for Ysgol Gyfyn Bro Teifi School, Wales, April 2016 o Ceredigion Art Trail Volunteer, Wales, November – December 2016
o Solo show at The ArtHouse Ty-Celf, Wales, December 2016
o Group Exhibition, Dusk, Reading, June 2016
o Group Exhibition, The Unit, Group Exhibition, Romford, April 2016
o Group Exhibition at The Horse Hospital, London, January 2016
o Group Media Show, University of Emily Carr, Vancouver, December 2014
Art is a broad subject by nature. I begin my lessons with a conversation about what you as a pupil would like to learn and gain form our lessons. We can then draw up a plan and work from there. Art involves a diverse range of activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative, conceptual ideas, or technical skill, intended to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power. Other activities related to the production of works of art include the criticism of art, and the study of the history of art. Please send me a personal message to discuss what else you could learn in my lessons.
Drawing remains a central and pivotal activity to the work of many artists and designers – a touchstone and tool of creative exploration that informs visual discovery. It fundamentally enables the visualisation and development of perceptions and ideas. With a history as long and intensive as the history of our culture, the act of drawing remains a fundamental means to translate, document, record and analyse the worlds we inhabit. The role of drawing in education remains critical, and not just to the creative disciplines in art and design for which it is foundational. As a primary visual language, essential for communication and expression, drawing is as important as the development of written and verbal skills. The need to understand the world through visual means would seem more acute than ever; images transcend the barriers of language, and enhance communications in an increasingly globalised world.
HELPS WITH CREATIVITY The more you fill the pages of your sketchbook and flex your creativity muscles, the easier your ideas and imagination will flow. Sketchbooks are great because you're not confined to just drawing. You can use it as a place to explore different mediums, study different techniques, create color palettes, design patterns, and keep a collection of visuals that inspire you. Using a variety of mediums in a sketchbook also helps grow creativity. Even though I work on a computer all day, I still very much enjoy taking a step back from that to draw or paint, even if it's just a quick doodle. You may find that what you use as inspiration for your sketchbook and the mediums you use cross over into other work. For example, I love hand-lettering, and there are times that skill comes in handy for an editorial feature. What you explore in your sketchbook can open up new doors; it can help push you outside of the norm, where you explore new ideas and maybe even help you define your personal style. KEEPS YOUR SKILLS SHARP Keeping up a sketchbook is a great way to keep my drawing skills sharp. Maintaining that skill is important since sketching out ideas is a major part of my design process. When I get stuck on something, a pencil and a sheet of paper are the first things I reach for because it helps me unload a lot of what’s inside my brain and turn it into visuals. I can then see what ideas are working and what ideas aren't. Sketching is an important aspect of being a graphic designer, and I can see it being a very useful skill in other creative fields as well. By being a creative who practices and keeps your drawing skills sharp, you can quickly and easily sketch ideas that pop into your head and then save that sketch to refer back to when you need it. It’s also comes in handy when you’re trying to communicate ideas to others. Oftentimes I’ll be discussing artwork for an upcoming magazine issue with an editor and sketching layouts frequently comes into play. The ability to sketch has continually proven to be an important and versatile tool for me.

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