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Get More Out of Your Gallery Visit – Looking At and Seeing Paintings – GI 19 550

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31 October 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tutor: Jane Chapman Fine Art Degree BA Central Saint Martins

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Date: 31 October 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost for Course:
£33.00 - £39.60
£33 – £39.60
Reference Code:
GI 19 550
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


We apologise that, due to personal reasons, the tutor has had to reschedule this course to the 31 October.

Includes 1 hour for lunch.* Please note this course will cover different paintings than those studied in previous terms.

This Study Day is for those who enjoy and have experience of going to galleries and looking at art. We will build on existing skills of observation and interpretation, learn how to spend time looking at and seeing paintings, drawings and sculptures, as well as forming and discussing our own views on them. The Study Day will enable real in-depth understanding through a series of practical workshops, including group discussion on several works of art in detail and doing some simple exercises to discover and understand form, tone and colour.

*Lunch is not included in the cost. Participants are welcome to join us at V Café at the Institute for a vegetarian or vegan lunch.

Please note that the date of this course has changed from what was originally published in our brochure (16 October), many apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.



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About the Speaker

Jane Chapman

Jane’s tutoring on Get more out of your gallery visit: looking and seeing art is a constantly evolving project.  Facilitating others to explore and discuss their own reactions to paintings, drawings and sculpture supports her own creative work as it requires her to understand the processes of other artists. Through group discussions, creative minds come together to learn, share experiences and ideas and have some fun.

Her earliest career was as a lawyer and vice president of a University specialising in professional legal education. But Jane always loved art, and as an adult she attended summer schools at the Slade School of Fine Art, where she learnt how to draw and paint and was given the confidence to attend and graduate from Central Saint Martins School of Art.

At the Victoria and Albert Museum, Jane completed art history certificates and learnt how to use her practical skills of drawing, painting and making to interpret art in new and exciting ways.

For the last three years, she has attended the Chelsea Open Studio and has been mentored by the professional artist Enver Gursev. Jane’s own work explores quiet silent places, such as cathedrals and forests. She observes and simplifies these spaces through tonal drawing.  Her abstract paintings attempt to arrange the resulting motifs and images in a way which expresses space, whilst evoking the mystery, spirituality, peace and wonderment that these actual places inspire.



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