…always look on the bright side of life (cue Monty Python whistling) . Mètafora offers a variety of skill based classes on the International Workshop, everything from video editing, to site specific workshops, allowing students to develop techniques in a wide range of mediums.
Of course having a life model present, creates a very particular kind of focus that invites the artist to make the most of the two hour class, however, there is also something unique about about getting back to the basics of using pencil and paper which can connect the student to their own creative process.
In his most recent class, Piotr Perski encouraged his students to obtain a new perspective by drawing from the ground, without easels using their preferred medium.
It is as if time takes on a different dimension during these classes since students can become so absorbed with the subject and their own drawings that two hours can sometimes feel like twenty minutes!