Studio Research

Pictorial Language

It is, of course, a mindset universally pursued by artists,

the hope that through their observation of, and sensibility to, material surroundings they might pries open new ways of seeing and be able to follow where they lead. 

Drawing Inspirations

Drawing Partnerships

they entered into what Mithen claims is a prerequisite mind set for creativity: the ability to combine and fluidly move between social, technical and more deeply rooted evolutionary domains; not least of these being  aesthetic appreciation.

Thinking with Berger TANT

 Spanning 8 countries from Wales to Puerto Rico, Russia to Singapore the aim is to conduct ‘living research’, exploring ways in which parents can collaborate and converse with their child through the activity of drawing

Bentos Sketchbook

Social Potentials

of Drawing

The traversing of real and imaginary worlds is of key importance, the fluidity of movement between modes of thought encourages the most responsive creative thinking.

Valley and Vale Community Arts

The purpose of ‘Drawma’ is to explore the social and discursive capacity of drawing and to illustrate, respond and stimulate performance.  



Funded by

Higher Education Academy

to explore Interdisciplinary

          learning through drawing

see: Making and Drawing and also Drawing into Practice

Preparatory drawings can transform the most tentative possibilities into expansive and refined ideas by entering into cycles of inspection, re-conception and re examination. Journal of Arts Education

Journal of Arts Education

What is fascinating, is that even in an 'abstract' or free associative form, the visual conversations can be seen to reflect the patterns of verbal conversations such as evidencing dominant or passive roles, a meeting of combative opposing values,

Bentos Sketchbook





Drawing Conversation

Drawing Workshop

Devised on behalf of the 

Higher Educational Academy