The John Blanke Project in the form of drawing workshop has been taken in to prison and the schoolroom to inspire and encourage.
A typical John Blanke Project Drawing workshop is in three parts:
An introduction to the black presence in Renaissance Europe through the history of John Blanke and his image compared to the images of the black St Maurice and the black Magus or King from the adoration scene.
The John Blanke project is introduced as multidisciplinary venture of art, music and poetry
Invited to draw John Blanke as they imagined he might look using pencil or charcoal on a piece of A4 paper, Finishing by writing a sentence beginning with the statement I imagined John Blanke as…