The 15 Minute Portrait Studio
A Contemporary take on traditional seaside portrait artists.
Artists are invited to consider their own response to the Portrait, using any medium or style of their choice, from sketching, painting, sculpture, conceptual, digital etc. Various guest artists will join us throughout the year. Drop in and get your portrait done in under 15 minutes, and leave with original artwork for just £15. #yourfacemyart
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We can also bring our Portrait studio to your premises! Great fun for Parties, Weddings and so on. Get in touch for a quote for your function.
Zoe creates quick expressive, pen and line drawings on A4 water-colour paper. The drawings are then coloured with light areas of water-colour wash.
Zoe is better known as an abstract painter of colourful, organic scenes. She currently lives in St.Ives and teaches at Barnoon Workshop. For more examples of here work click HERE
Gazelle creates colourful digital drawings on her ipad, which are then printed onto high quality archival papers - with a wireless printer. Her portraits from #yourfacemyart are going to form a book of portratis. Gazelle is an artist living and working in St.Ives, working in oil paints an digital media.
Joe creates expressive portraits, often working on very large canvasses and walls. His style mixes up realism with a grafitti aesthetic. For the 15 minute Portrait studio, Joe works with pencil, pastels and charcoal on paper.
Joe is from St.Ives, and has worked on numerous public and private commissions, large scale public works and has exhibited widely. For more examples of his work click HERE
Rachels expressive portraits combine drawings with mixed media including watercolours and inks. Rachel works in Redruth from her studio in Krowji arts space.
Marie Keeling is a painter, and long standing member of the St.Ives Society of Artists. Marie creates colourful abstract paintings, on canvas and found objects. Her portrait studies are exquisite, A6 sized pen and graphite images, presented in a square mount.
Bobby Wotnot is better known for his abstract drawings, built up with tiny dots and marks.
For these portrait sessions he will be drawing tiny profiles onto shards of pottery, found on the beaches of St.Ives. Reminiscent of Greek Ostraca, these are then presented in a decorated gift box, in a 'Wotnot' style!