‘Intuitive Impressionism’ – Fluid drawing with @JanArdenArtist - Bethlem Gallery

Saturday 23 March 2024
11:00 to 13:00

Draw without thinking in Bethlem Gallery  ‘art automatism’ workshop in the gallery studio space, lead by artist Jan Arden.

‘Art automatism’ refers to creating art without conscious thought, accessing material from the unconscious mind as part of the creative process.

Jan Arden uses art automatism in his own artistic practice. He creates what he sees on the paper after moving the Biro in dance-like movements, eyes closed and reaching into the subconscious for inspiration and guidance. Arden likes to combine Celtic knot-work with African faces and south American Shamanistic Aztec priests, people, animals, symbols, and shapes. 

Participants will be invited to draw without thinking, using pens and pencils.

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Bethlem Gallery
Bethlem Royal Hospital
Monks Orchard Road
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