Studio 3 JS Cotman Project- trip to Knaresborough

The project so far has introduced the group to the Leeds Art Gallery collection of John Sell Cotman’s work (see Tea with the Curator). To help everyone look more closely at the work and find a route for a response, I also set some exercises which examine his watercolour and compositional techniques. Now it was time…

The Curator came for tea with Studio 3

Our Wednesday art group, Studio 3, are being inspired by JS Cotman’s work, especially in Yorkshire. Theodore from Leeds Art Gallery came to tea with them at Artlink in March and had a fantastic afternoon. As the group made their sketches, Theodore looked on fascinated at how everyone had a different take, picked out a…