Create A Life Collage

What to Bring

  • Bring any personal references that are relevant to yourself, photos of where you live or objects you love, old family photos maybe?
  • These can just be on your digital device. If students have preferred drawing media they like to work in please feel free to bring it along.

What to Wear

  • Casual

Create A Life Collage

About This Class

What You Will Learn

  • Guide you through processes to visually document and understand your world
  • Make a visual summary of our selves sharing stories and techniques to document what makes us who we are.
  • We’ll end the night with a take home mini poster that visually summarizes ourselves.

What You Get

  • James will bring a selection of pens and pencils and pads of paper. Approx 4 sheets of A4 and 2 sheets of A3 tracing paper per person and a pen and pencil per person.

Description

James Gulliver Hancock is an illustrator who is obsessively passionate about drawing. James draws everyday and embraces the ability of drawing to transform the way you see the world around you.

This workshop will guide you through processes to visually document and understand your world. We’ll make a visual summary of our selves sharing stories and techniques to document what makes us who we are. Gathering inspiration from personal references we’ll melt everything together to form a collage from which we will draw. We’ll end the night with a take home mini poster that visually summarizes ourselves. This process will include portraiture, map making, and still life drawing skills in a fun relaxed atmosphere.

ABOUT JAMES GULLIVER HANCOCK

James Gulliver Hancock is an international illustrator working between Sydney, and New York. He is widely published in his own books as well as regularly contributing to newspapers and magazines around the world such as the New York Times and Sydney Morning Herald. His obsessive nature sees him attempt to document ‘All the Buildings in Sydney’ in his latest book out in May – a follow up to the widely successful ‘All the Buildings in New York’ ( Rizzoli ) and ‘Artists, Writers, Thinkers, Dreamers’ ( Chronicle ).

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