A day of conversation and hands-on activity, thinking about abstract art practice and how we can develop a line of enquiry.  A full day workshop with Mark Jessett, Robert Manners and Seamus Staunton

10:00     Welcome, coffee, artists talks 

12.30    Lunch

13:30    Activity 1, Mark Jessett - Transparent / Translucent / Opaque

Understanding the properties of different colours through various methods of application. Water based media on paper.

14:30     Activity 2 - Robert Manners – Deep Tones and Resonant forms

Building form and depth through multiple layers, using mainly ink and brush.

15:30     Activity 3 - Seamus Staunton – Solidity and Sound

Using collage to explore colour, shape and sound.

16:30    Q&A / discussion in the gallery

All materials will be supplied.  Please do bring your own packed lunch or go to one of the many eateries in the town as short walk away.