Friday, April 18, 2014

Workshop - Creative Map Making

[2014 Symposium registration opens on June 23rd at 10am.]

2014 Maiwa Textile Symposium
Workshop Creative Map Making
Valerie Goodwin

$495 includes 65 lab fee
September 8, 9, 10, 11, 12,  - Class Limit 14
Maiwa Loft: Above the Net Loft, Granville Is. Vancouver BC



Cross-fertilization between disciplines can enrich how an artist approaches her work. This workshop will focus on the basic principles of graphic composition used by many architects. Students will learn to create rich and complex arrangements using principles of scale, merging, layering/overlapping, ranking, and framing. 

Beginning with a series of quick exercises, students will gain a grounding in the fundamentals of composition and begin employing the elements and principles of design. 

Valerie Goodwin will work closely with students, guiding them to more advanced explorations that afford opportunities to experiment and invent. Valerie is well known for creating a flexible environment of encouragement, order, and inspiration. 

Building on these creative foundations, students will tap into the right and left sides of the brain to design a thoughtful and imaginative composition from a distinctive perspective. Each student will create a cartographic art quilt that tells the story of a particular place.

Valerie Goodwin joins us from the USA.



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