Ever wondered how you can produce beautiful illustrations using your iPad? After this creative experience hosted by talented local artist Abbi Bayliss, you'll be able to do just that. During the workshop, you'll gain an insight into digital illustration and will get the hang of the techniques needed to create your very own monochrome picture.
Using your own Apple Pencil and iPad to create a unique piece of art, Abbi will show you a range of techniques. You'll find out how to use hundreds of small lines to create your own illustration, and build up the contours of a face by contrasting light and dark in a monochrome design.
After starting with a practical run to master the basic techniques, you'll progress to your first illustration of a face using a photo as your guide. You're welcome to bring some of your own photos for inspiration; perhaps this is the perfect opportunity to illustrate someone special in your life!
Abbi will guide you throughout the experience and you'll also have the opportunity to chat with her about her own art. Abbi's recent accomplishments include illustrating a children’s book and being commissioned by the BBC to create an illustration for Black History Month, featuring the Three Dikgosi.
You'll need to bring an iPad and Apple Pencil to this experience to create your illustration.
There are no upcoming dates for this experience.
Existing dates have all sold out, but you can book now and schedule later when new dates are released.
Abbi is a woman of many talents - she's an accomplished digital illustrator, poet, performer and the founder of BIBI magazine, an online publication exploring arts, culture and lifestyle. Her work is wide-ranging, from illustrating cartoons and creating original characters and animations to collaborating with local artists on projects and creating head-turning artwork which is displayed in exhibitions across the country.
Abbi has worked on plenty of exciting projects, including illustrating the children’s book, Where is Summer’s Fluffy Cat? And, she was commissioned by the BBC for Black History Month to create an illustration of historical figures the Three Dikgosi, which was curated by David Olusoga.
Abbi is a digital illustrator, visual artist and journalist whose work centres on her experience as a woman of colour in Britain. Her digital portrait illustrations feature women of colour that she is inspired by and her work has been exhibited in many exhibitions, both in Bristol and further afield.
She is a champion of mental health and wellbeing and this is often reflected in her illustration work. In 2020, Abbi was recognised by Rife Magazine's 30 under 30. She is the youngest Artist Board Member of the VASW Steering Group.
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