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Jerwood Drawing Prize: The Big Draw

  • The Big Draw

    The Big Draw

    As a shortlisted artist in the Jerwood Drawing Prize 2016, I was invited to run a practical drop-in drawing project at the Jerwood Space London. This project was part of The STEAM Powered Big Draw Festival.

    In my workshop, ‘The Drawn Thread’, I worked with participants to explore the enormous scope and versatility of drawing through stitch. Creating textures and patterns by working a stitch in different threads, playing with scale and spacing, and combining mark-making techniques. The workshop encouraged an experimental approach to stitch that drew on the imagination of each participant.
    Image: Hydar Dewachi
  • Jerwood Drawing Prize: The Big Draw - Richard McVetis
    Image: Hydar Dewachi
  • Jerwood Drawing Prize: The Big Draw - Richard McVetis
    Image: Hydar Dewachi
  • Jerwood Drawing Prize: The Big Draw - Richard McVetis
    Image: Hydar Dewachi
  • Jerwood Drawing Prize: The Big Draw - Richard McVetis
    Image: Hydar Dewachi
  • Jerwood Drawing Prize: The Big Draw - Richard McVetis
    Image: Hydar Dewachi

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