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Introductory workshop
Friday 11 June 2021 10.00-17.00

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Wysing studio artist Caroline Wendling presents an outdoor workshop demonstrating alternative ways of making inks using the natural environment and foraging. You’ll spend part of the workshop learning about natural materials you can use to make inks, how to brew them, and then you’ll spend time drawing with the inks you’ve made.

Skills: experimentations, initiative and some chemistry.

Safety notes: please wear clothing suitable for outdoor weather and sensible footwear. Part of this class will be held in a large, well ventilated room with a maximum of 6 participants. Social distancing will be in place at all times, and separate workstations will be provided for the ink making process. Please do not attend if you have symptoms of coronavirus or think you have been in contact with someone with coronavirus. If you cancel for this reason, your booking fee will be refunded.

Materials: Please bring paper or a large sketchpad, a pen and pencil, a bag to put your foraged items in and a pestle and mortar. Everything else will be provided for you.

Caroline Wendling: Ink Making

Format: Day course 10.00am-17.00pm with a break for lunch.

Lunch: For hygiene reasons, please bring your own packed lunch. Tea and coffee will be available so please bring your own cup if you wish to, otherwise we will have disposable paper cups available.

Date: Friday 11th June 2021

Fees: £110 per student

Tutor Biography

Caroline Wendling's work explores ideas of place and belonging. Her daily rural walks from home to studio feed her multidisciplinary practice through works that are fragile and transient, creating prints, objects, walks/performances and experiences. Commissions include Whitechapel Gallery, London, Kettle’s Yard, Cambridge and Deveron Projects, Huntly where she created White Wood.

Caroline is an experienced PGCE qualified teacher with over 20 years experience as a Further Education and Higher Education lecturer. She currently teaches Foundation to Art and Design Diploma at West Dean College and teaches with University of Cambridge Museums, Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination and Arts and Minds, Cambridge.