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iPad Art Digital Dilemmas

Teacher Professional Development Weekend

with Artist in residence Simon Spain

Boyd Education Centre, Riversdale July 26-28 2013

INTRODUCTION The iPad is a potent and experimental tool for creation of artworks. Artist in Residence Simon Spain has developed the use of the iPad to create a new take on portraiture and uses app technologies to push the boundaries of the touch screen. Discover some of the digital dilemmas to be encountered during an immersive weekend at Bundanon Trusts Riversdale property. During the weekend you will create and consider: Is the physicality of the touch screen based art work fully realised whilst still on the screen? What varied outputs can be produced from screen based work? SKILLS AND TECHNIQUES Develop skills in iPad apps- Layer photographs, archival material and found objects Learn how to incorporate varied source material using an iPad Explore multiple outputs on a variety of substrates using inkjet and laser printing


Friday 26 July

arrive Riversdale, accommodation at Boyd Education Centre

Saturday 27 July
8.00am 9.30am 10am 10.20am 10.30am 11.30am 12.30pm 1.30pm 4.30pm 6.30pm 8.00pm 8.30pm

breakfast registration plus refreshments introduction and Welcome introduction to software apps introduction to and demonstration of iPad apps including Procreate, Paper, Photoshop Express and Adobe Ideas. an approach to portraiture- lets play dress ups- create a portrait on the iPad. shoot photos and explore the use of different styluses on the touch screen. introduction to Simon Spains arts practice with the iPad. Simon will share in sights into his artistic journey including works developed at Bundanon in 2012 whilst an artist in residence at Bundanon and works from his recent exhibitions. lunch with a riverscape view source material- what would you use? the afternoon is for play and Pro- creation and skill development demonstration of image transfers onto different substrates wander down the Creek walk to collect images and textures complete a portrait to be combined in a collaborative work- Share ideas free time, drinks at sunset long table dinner in the hall for all partiicpants keynote speech, Artplay: engaging children through art with Simon Spain, Creative Producer- director? nocturnal walk to meet the wombats

Sunday 28 July
8.00am 9.00am 11am 12pm 1pm 2pm

breakfast where is the technology going? a look at other artists, such as David Hockney, you tube resources reflect on day one and keep developing your own creations print created artworks and test mixed media applications taking it to the classroom: strategies, practicalities Lunch the final tap- sharing resources, VADEA resource development, collaborative artwork production Depart Riversdale

Complimentary visit to Bundanon Homestead is available for the Sunday afternoon. See Following page for prices and payment information.

For further information and Booking please contact Mary Preece, Education Manager, Bundanon Trust., 02 4422 2115 BOOKING AND PAYMENT Booking and payment due by Tuesday July 16 2013. Please fill out the separate booking form and email to Payment Options: Direct Debit Use the code DDSS in payment advice information box Bank: Westpac Banking Corporation BSB No: 032 691 Account Number: 354 137 Account Name: Bundanon Trust Credit Card Phone Mary on 02 4422 2115 or Sarah on 4422 2100 to pay by Credit card Please complete payment and email booking form to Bundanon Trust will promote arts practice and enjoyment by making the Bundanon properties a living arts centre for the creation and presentation of visual arts, writing, music and other performing arts, and the promotion of education and research in the arts. By conserving and preserving the natural and cultural heritage, and providing access to Bundanon and the Shoalhaven River, the Bundanon Trust will encourage an appreciation and understanding of the importance of the landscape in the lives of Australians.