Tue, 19 Feb | The Hot Tin

#100ColourMixDays - Hope Fitzgerald

A series of 100 small original works made over 100 days, contained in two sketchbooks. Hope will be Artist in Residence over 2 weeks making new work inspired by the listed historic St Saviour’s Tin Church now known as The Hot Tin.
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#100ColourMixDays - Hope Fitzgerald

Time & Location

19 Feb 2019, 10:00 – 02 Mar 2019, 15:00
The Hot Tin, St. Saviour's Church, Whitstable Road, Faversham ME13 8BD, UK

About The Event

A series of 100 small original works made over 100 days, contained in two sketchbooks.

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The original #100ColourMixDays sketchbooks can be viewed at The Hot Tin during opening hours from Tuesday, 19 February until Saturday, 2 March. The framed work at The Hot Tin are Giclée Prints on Canson Aquarelle Rag Paper. All 100 pieces, details of the process, and sketchbook pages can be viewed by searching #100ColourMixDays or by visiting @hopefitzgerald_art on Instagram.

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Hope will be Artist in Residence at The Hot Tin each Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10-3 during the show. She will be available to talk about the work as well as making new work inspired by the listed historic St Saviour’s Tin Church now known as The Hot Tin.

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Over 100 days in 2017, colour and mark making were explored to produce two book works containing 100 small paintings. Two reference books were used. The first 75 colours are taken from The Secret Lives of Colour (2016) by Kassia St Clair which tells the story of 75 colours through history. All mark making is taken from A Nomenclature of Colors for Naturalists, and Compendium of Useful Knowledge For Ornithologists. (1886) by Robert Ridgeway, Curator, Department of Birds, United States National Museum. These were combined using a formula of Hope’s devising to determine the types of marks used each day.

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To purchase any Giclée Prints that are not in the current show, contact Hope by email: hope@hopefitzgerald.com

See more of Hope’s work at http://hopefitzgerald.co.uk

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