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Daily Drawing #18

This daily drawing was inspired by a conversation with my son. He said « Imagine having Iron Man’s rocket boots. » So here it is…

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Werkman

for one of our 15 ways we had to use a technique used by the dutch artist Werkman, he uses stamps and shapes to make his work.so that is what we all did aswell. 189 mots de plus

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Adventures in coloured pencil

Here are some drawings in my favourite of all childrens’ media, the colouring pencil! A set of five drawings, all based developed from observational drawings and based vaguely on situations I have either been in, or seen. 44 mots de plus

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Surrealism and Psychoanalysis

We will examine the emergence of Surrealism by addressing the conflicts that developed between the Dada Tristan Tzara and Andre Breton. We will consider how Breton drew upon Freud’s theory of the unconscious to develop a revolutionary programme that anticipated “the future resolution of […] dream and reality, which are seemingly so contradictory, into a kind of absolute reality, a surreality”, before considering the range of visual languages that emerged around Surrealism.

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Futurism and Vorticism

We will counterpose the orientation towards the primitive in Expressionism with the fetishisation of industrial progress in Futurism and Vorticism, consider these movements in relation to the notion of an avant-garde, and link these practices to Simmel’s analysis of the modern city.

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Cubism

Drawing links with Cezanne’s questioning of the act of looking and rejection of perspective, we will examine the emergence of Analytic and Synthetic forms of Cubism, in the work of Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque. 47 mots de plus

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Expressionist Idolism

We will consider different articulations of expressionism in response to the process of modernisation that had by the first decade of the 20th century swept through Europe. 66 mots de plus

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