This fascinating weekend will enable students to interact with this spectacular landscape, using orientation from basic aesthetic concepts and a painter’s expertise to reflect together in guided group discussions and to express their insights, verbally or visually, within a supportive and open gathering.
You will be introduced to the basic aesthetic concepts and how these may be applied to landscape and to
different creative responses (writing/painting/drawing/sculpture…), considering and examining the relationship between observer/artist and landscape. Questioning what basis is there for aesthetic judgements regarding particular places and landscapes?
There are plenty of practical opportunities for exploring new artistic and creative responses to landscape and is
suitable for anyone able to take part in activities involving moderate moorland walking.
Interpreting features of landscape to a small group, as a guide or as part of a presentation.