Painting Light – A Journey Through Western Art History – GI 21 010 (Face to Face)
3 August 2021 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
Tutor: Daphne Jefferis BA(Hons) PGCEAGo to all Courses
For centuries artists have endeavored to capture light in their works – celestial light, candlelight, natural light or sunlight have all been addressed. From the Renaissance to today, we shall explore how and why artists such as Caravaggio, Vermeer, Turner, Constable and the Impressionists achieved the effects of light.
Please note: Due to social distancing measures, face to face classes currently have a capacity of 12 students. We will endeavor to review this number in line with the lifting of Government restrictions.
About the Speaker
Daphne is an Art History lecturer who has a special interest in 19th and 20th century European Art. She delivered study tours to Florence for many years, so also has a particular love of early Renaissance art.
Daphne has taught for many years at the Guildford Institute and also A-Level Art History in Adult Education and in schools. Daphne gives talks all over Surrey for Art Societies, Women’s Institute and Probus groups and for anyone who asks her!
Now in semi-retirement, Daphne is giving more time to drawing and painting and exploring new techniques and subjects. She has exhibited her work at the Institute as well as with Guildford Arts, AppArt and at the Cathedral.
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