Glen Skien: Bricolage and Assemblage Design Workshop


Deadline: April 20, 2024

If you have a passion for design and creativity, this workshop is perfect for you! Led by renowned artist and university lecturer Dr. Glen Skien, this masterclass will delve into the fascinating world of bricolage and assemblage design. You will learn new skills and take home a finished work of art.

During the workshop, you’ll learn various 2D and 3D techniques and approaches to create unique and expressive assemblage. Merging the skills of design, assemblage, and box making with the immediacy of the photographic transfer.

Explore the art of repurposing found objects and photographic images, combining different materials, and embracing the beauty of imperfection. Glen Skien will share his expertise and guide you through hands-on exercises, encouraging creativity and experimentation, highlighting the relationship between the gathering of images and found objects and their crafting within the design and structure of all elements of his studio practice. Get creative and bring a selection of found items to personalise your creation. Scroll to the bottom image for an example of a work that Glen has made using this technique.

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced artist, this workshop offers a supportive and inspiring environment to explore new ideas and expand your artistic horizons. Connect with fellow art enthusiasts, exchange ideas, and gain valuable insights from Dr. Glen Skien’s wealth of experience in the field.

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn from one of the industry’s finest. Secure your spot now and get ready to embark on a creative journey like no other!

What is included:

  • All materials
  • New skills! Including photographic transfer, box making, and bricolage design.
  • Advice and direction on your individual project
  • Light refreshments

What to bring:

  • Closed shoes
  • Note pad/visual diary (optional)
  • Get creative! Bring a selection of 2D and 3D objects (no more than 6) you would like to include in your artwork. A size limit of approximately 5cm in depth.