Intuitive markings workshop
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.
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.