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Jenny Arran

Artist, Poet, Creative Educator, self employed

Drawing with an Axe

PRESENTED ON NOV 08, 2017
IN BRIGHTON @ VOL 28

Towner Gallery Artist in Residence, Jenny Arran, shares her experimental approach to drawing, painting, school workshops and life. 

 

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Drawing Inspiration

BY HEIDI HOGDEN
@ VOL 12 ON DEC 05, 2014

Heidi Hogden received a BFA in painting from Minneapolis College of Art and Design and a MFA in studio art from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in affiliation with Tufts University. While a MFA student, she was the recipient of a Graduate and Post Graduate Teaching Fellowship, the Montague International Travel Grant to study abroad in Italy, and the President's Award in Painting. Heidi has also had the opportunity to present and show her work in four solo exhibitions and recently was awarded a grant to attend the Vermont Studio Center Artist Residency in Johnson, VT. Her work can be seen in the upcoming South Dakota Governor’s 6th Biennial Art Exhibition at the South Dakota Art Museum, Brookings, the Dahl Arts Center, Rapids City, the Washington Pavilion of Arts And Science, Sioux Falls, the John A. Day Gallery, Vermillion and the Dacotah Prairie Museum, Aberdeen, SD. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 8, 2015.

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The Importance of Drawing [on Your Child’s School Lunch Bag]

BY PETER EXLEY
@ VOL 1 ON OCT 01, 2015

“Research has illustrated that 90% of us will do almost all of the drawings we will make in our lifetime before the age of 10. That’s the threshold we pass when someone tells us that we aren't good at art or math or science.”

In The Importance of Drawing [on Your Child’s School Lunch Bag] from PechaKucha Night Batavia’s first volume, Speaker Peter Exley discusses the importance of thoughtful and deliberate sketches. We all spent time in our youth expressing ourselves through drawing. At some point, many of us turned our attentions to things less creative. Peter did not. Here’s why.

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Tuesday, February 16th, 2016. 

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Drawing Builds Empathy

BY CLAIRE MONTANA JENCKS
@ VOL 36 ON DEC 01, 2015

Claire Montana Jencks, the last of the pre-cellphone generation, uses drawing  instead of her digital device to collect memories.  

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DeviantArt – online art gallery and community

BY MARCO GIORDANO
@ VOL 27 ON APR 12, 2016

Marco Giordano (b. 1988 in Turin, Italy) lives and works in Glasgow. In this presentation he speaks about deviantART, an online community for amateur artists. It is one of the biggest social networks at the moment, dealing with fine art in various categories like painting, drawing, photography and filmmaking.

 

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Drawn to Life

BY JAKE SPICER
@ VOL 25 ON OCT 12, 2016

"Life drawing is a profoundly human act - a communal & creative process requiring empathy with your sitter" 

In Drawn to Life  at PechaKucha Night Brighton Vol. 25, Artist, author and drawing tutor, Jake Spicer presents Draw Brighton, an exciting event that holds life drawing sessions around the UK. Jake also co-directs The Drawing Circus, a unique brand of theatrical life drawing classes which consists of makers, models and musicians alike. Watch this presentation to find out more!

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Flow and Accidents In My Studio

BY MICHAEL K. PAXTON
@ VOL 39 ON SEP 06, 2016

Michael Paxton shares his process of markmaking in his studio practice.

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Drawing is easy

BY DMITRY BOIKO
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 27, 2017

How to enjoy drawing? How to learn drawing and do we really need to learn? Dmitry Boiko will tell how to make drawing an integral part of your life.

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Seeing & Drawing

BY JAKE SPICER
@ VOL 28 ON NOV 08, 2017

Draughtsman Jake Spicer shows us how to create a life drawing from start to beautiful finish.  He also invites us to take 20 seconds to really look at people around us. Inspirational notes on life and drawing!

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The Art of Drawing in Architecture

BY IDC ARCHITECTS KUCHING
@ VOL 6 ON APR 28, 2018

Ar William Khoo is the director of Design Network Architects Sdn Bhd (DNA).DNA has been privileged to be involved in a variety of building projects over the years, both in Kuching and abroad with an emphasis on design. 

William believes that critical to that process of design are the tools of drawing being utilized.He will be sharing about the value of hand drawing and sketches in the development of the firms' work.