Hand-colouring photographs with Micky Allan
The first day of this workshop will introduce students to hand-colouring, the wide range of possibilities and mediums available to this technique, and the different ways this can be approached. Micky Allan will share her own practice and experience in this field as a pioneer in hand-colouring photography through practical demonstrations and theoretical discussion.
This session will allow students to practice hand-colouring on their own prints with guidance from Micky. Students will experiment first hand with touch and colour while pushing the boundaries of their photographic prints.
About the artist
Micky Allan is one of the most unusual and accomplished of contemporary Australian artists. Pioneering hand-painted photography in the late 70's and early 80's she has continued to show inventive use of materials and adventurous interplay between media. Her work covers painting, works on paper, installation work (both in its own right and in dialogue with paintings) and, most recently, both engraved glass panels over works on paper and new photographic work (in collaboration with Steenus von Steensen), some hand-coloured. She is interested in the dialogue between abstraction and representation and in subjective inner territories that synthesise the diverse and unexpected. Often based on notions of travel or cycles of change, they are drawn from places and cultures she has lived in or travelled to, including landmarks of the Australian landscape.
$290 CCP member
Dates and Time
Session 1: Saturday 17 October, 9am—12pm
Product supplied by Ilford
Images (top to bottom):
Last Updated 09 November 2015