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Natalie O’Connor

Arty Act: Watercolour art making activity

 

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The Covid Colour Challenge consists of 25 red pigments in watercolour on A4 Arches paper divided into a grid of 48 graduated squares which artist Natalie O’Connor started as an observational study the day we went into lockdown.

For this activity, artist Natalie invites you to experiment with watercolours and observe the pigment of your favourite colour

Instructions

You will need:

  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • Watercolour paper
  • A soft brush
  • Water jar
  • Watercolour paint of your favourite colour

Get to know Natalie O'Connor

Born in Sydney, Australia, Natalie O’Connor works as a practising artist, researcher and educational professional. With experience in the creative arts, education, retail and international manufacturing industries she has come to understand artists’ colours from many different perspectives. She holds a bachelor of education, master’s degree and is currently undertaking a practice-led PhD at the UNSW art & design. Her practice and thesis are concerned with the behavioural properties of colour and the technical innovations of the artists’ palette that are a result of collaborative dialogue between artists and scientists, since the early nineteenth century. She investigates the materiality of colour by establishing a line of enquiry that observes, identifies and reveals the inherent qualities of colour by engaging deeply within the spectrum of RED.

Image: Courtesy Natalie O'Connor.

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