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Draw Paint Film

  • ArtSpace G41 124 Kilmarnock Road, Shawlands Arcade Glasgow, Scotland, G41 3NN United Kingdom (map)

If you love caranage and a little societal breakdown at the cinema then you will love what we are bringing to the table! We will be referencing film stills and drawing from props that relate to Ben Wheatley's dystopian hit "High Rise", looking at how the technical devices in his work can be applied to drawing and painting.

Bring a tinny or a bottle and park yourself down for a night of painting, great chat and some fantastic live music!

We bring to the stage Miss Laura Edith Roxby - @silkyroxby. Laura is a Glasgow based painter who is known for her iconic and animated style of imagery in her work. She will be kicking the night off discussing her painting style and it's relationship to film and photography. 

A large part of the aesthetic for the night is the silent screening of the film within the space. However, due to some technical glitches this may not be possible on our first night. But do no fret or be disheartened! Instead we bring you some fab acoustic instrumentals from some of Glasgow's most talented acts! >>> Stay tuned to find out who will be playing! 

We encourage people to bring their own materials. We all have different personal tastes in terms of quality and method when it comes to painting. There is no one size fits all! It's important you work with a brand and material you are comfortable with. If you need any guidance on purchasing materials, and what is best for you please feel free to send us a message through our facebook page : 

 However , we also realise that this is an introduction to painting for many people so these can be provided for a £3 sur charge.

Learning to draw from film stills is an amazing skill to develop. Increasingly, more and more artists work from photographs. Film stills give you access to quality formatted photography where every aspect of the image has been considered. It is a fascinating method of learning the technical devices of painting and drawing. We have collected a fair few props we think go hand in hand with "High Rise" which we will use to compare to the film stills, as well as draw and paint from!