Wildman Life Drawing

Sun 21st October 2012
This is an archive item from Supersonic 2012
Market Place

This workshop takes place on Sunday in the Market Place 3.00 – 4.00pm and then again at 4.30 – 5.30pm

No need to book, just drop in. Materials will be provided.

Huge and hairy and mute. . .he may be so large that his legs alone have the sizes of tress. His temper when aroused is terrible and his first impulse that of tearing trespasses to pieces. When moved to revenge, he nay make lakes disappear and towns sink to the ground. He devours human beings, preferring unbaptised children, and – according to a belief held in Italian Tyrol and in the Grisons in Switzerland- makes a practice of exchanging his own worthless progeny for human offspring’
Richard Bernheimer, Wild Men in the Middle Ages.

A life drawing class using a semi tame Wild Man as your model. Workshop conducted by Stephen Fowler,  an illustrator and printmaker based in London. He runs printmaking and bookbinding workshops and teaches drawing at the Victoria & Albert Museum, Whitechapel Gallery, Wallace Collection, Kingston University, University of the Creative Arts and Oxford and Cherwell Valley College.