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CLIP 13953

The craft of narrow boat painting

The craft of narrow boat painting
Key Info
  • The craft of narrow boat painting
  • Duration: 02:40
  • Artist Jane Marshall, who draws inspiration from the tradition of painting on canal or narrow boats, demonstrates how to incorporate the specific style of narrow boat painting in to contemporary art. How to build up simple images from a template, using traditional colours and themes is clearly shown.
  • Subject:

    Art and Design



  • Keywords: template, painting, Victorian, handmade, PaulMartin'sHandmadeRevolution
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be used to start a painting project, incorporating modern materials in to a traditional style. A good starting point for cultural and contextual research.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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