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Visiting Tanya Raabe-Webber’s studio

Tanya Raabe-Webber with Dame Evelyn Glennie in the National Portrait Gallery as part of her larger project called Portraits Untold

An early sketch of Dame Evelyn Glennie, with the artist, Tanya Raabe-Webber – at the National Portrait Gallery

This week Paul Kielty and I went for our second mentoring session with the amazing artist Tanya Raabe-Webber, at her home studio in Shropshire.

We took our lesson plans and Makaton sheets to ask for her expert advice –  ahead of our “Painting by Pixels” workshops at Derwen College and Designs in Mind in May 2018. Her expertise and input was extremely helpful.

She also inspired us as always, plus showed us the sample painting of her most recent commission. I love her work her portraits are full of energy and reflect the personality of the sitter so well. Her book “Portraits Untold” is brilliant, as was the project in which she partnered with Tate Modern, Wolverhampton Art Gallery and Tate Liverpool. You can go to her website for more details if you click here.

 

 

 

We are so looking forward to running the workshops. And hope the participants enjoy them!

There will be an exhibition which will include work from these workshops as well as artwork by Giancarlo Facchinetti, Isaac, Nadia Kingsley and Paul Kielty throughout August 2018 at Qube gallery Osewstry

 

August 3rd 2018, at Qube Gallery, Oswestry, from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. Art by Giancarlo Facchinetti, Isaac, Nadia Kingsley, Paul Kielty and participants from Designs in Mind and from Derwen College, Everyone welcome!

Please join us at the private view on 3rd August bewteen 6:30pm to 8:30pm – or come along to the exhibition at another time!

 

 

 

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