Past event

Intuitive markings workshop

with Mariana del Castillo

The aim of the workshop is to engage with natural and accessible materials to create art making tools. Participants will learn how to make their own unique bamboo, fennel, reed pens. Making your own mark making tools can add a sense of personal self-sufficiency and connect participants to the natural world. Using their own tools participants will create ink drawings focusing on an internalised landscape informed by their stories and personal histories.

Ages 13+

Materials:

Provided by tutor: fabrics, fabric glue, paper, needles, variety of cotton and scissors

Participant: To bring their own apron

About the teacher: Mariana del Castillo graduated with a BA at the ANU School of Art & Design 1989. Mariana was invited: Concept Costume Designer – ‘Red dress’ Production, Denmark; site specific installations in 2019 Canberra Glassworks; 2017 Canberra Museum and Gallery; Footy Fever at Canberra Contemporary Arts Centre; Art + Climate = change at the Australian Galleries, Melbourne; and Protest at M16 Art Space. A finalist in the Canberra Domain Project in 2008; She was invited to produce artworks for 2016-18, 20 ‘Contour 556.

Intuitive markings workshop
Tue 09 Nov 2021
Past event
Photo: Courtesy of the artist
Photo: Courtesy of the artist

DESIGN Canberra acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as the traditional custodians of the ACT and surrounding areas. We honour and respect their ongoing cultural and spiritual connections to this country and the contribution they make to the life of this city and this region. We aim to respect cultural heritage, customs and beliefs of all Indigenous people.