The latest Shadow Workshop took place in Alderbrook Secondary school with a group of very enthusiastic teachers who were learning new skills for their upcoming art projects. The workshop theme was ‘Painting with Light’. The participants were encouraged to respond to an oil painting by Ford Madox Brown, ‘The Last of England’, through creating a shadow theatre.
The underlying aim of the workshop was to creatively interpret paintings and express ideas and stories through light , time and form. In doing this the participants learned more about photogrpahy and the connection between traditional and modern media.