Painting Traditional Scrolls – 8th – 12th June 2020
Join Joby for this series of five, one-hour live sessions from his paint shop where you will be taught about drawing and painting scrolls.
Joby will be demonstrating traditional skills and expert tips that are usually passed down through the generations.
Mon 8th June – Fri 12th June 2020, 17:00 – 18:00 GMT +01:00
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By popular demand !
Join Joby for this special series of five virtual sessions broadcasted live.
Each of these sessions will be one hour long where he will demonstrate traditional brush-painted fairground art techniques and design which are usually passed down through the generations.
This virtual course will cover:
- Drawing scrolls, not just fairground scrolls
- Painting scrolls
- Negative space within a scroll
- How to put a block behind a scroll
This is a unique chance to hear Joby share some of his expertise in the unique art of the fairground, normally reserved for students on his two-day fancy lettering and fairground art courses. This course will cover scroll work but not just fairground scrolls. Joby will also demonstrate and talk about other scrolls that can be found in general signwritiing, canal boat styles and anything else that is traditional that cam be done with a brush.
In his 28 years as a signwriter and fairground artist, Joby has gained extensive knowledge of fairground painting, spanning styles from the Victorian era up to the 1960s. His work on Carters Steam Fair provides him with an unusual opportunity to develop and emulate traditional fairground art in his everyday work, leaving him with an ability to produce beautiful fairground paintwork – a skill that is now rarely practiced and even less commonly mastered. All the artwork on the fair is brush-painted – no airbrush artwork here!
In this special course, Joby will teach you traditional ways of working that span well over 100 years. He is passionate about keeping the traditional skills of signwriting and brush-painted fairground art alive, and he loves sharing his knowledge with his students!
Joby grew up on a vintage fairground, surrounded by beautiful artwork and plenty of highly skilled artists – including his parents, John and Anna Carter. A lot of his work involves replicating and emulating the work of fantastic fairground artists, from Edwin Hall and Sid Howell to Duffield and Fred Fowle, so who better to show you the ins and outs of the incredible world of traditional techniques?
Virtual Session Access
Access to the virtual sessions are via Zoom, you will need to follow the link in your booking confirmation email to access the meeting.
Course sales will close when we sell out, or midnight before the course begins.
When you place your order you will be emailed an e-ticket, which is your course booking confirmation.
There are a limited number of places on each course. If you visit this page and there is no option to add to basket, then all upcoming dates are sold out. We will release tickets for new course dates on this page soon. You can see our other courses here.