The Big Draw Digital: Turner's 'Rain, Steam, and Speed - The Great Western Railway'

Date and time

Friday 14 October, 1–3pm

Room 34

Joseph Anthony Connor


Admission free

Spaces are limited to 40 people on a first-come, first-served basis.

Learn how to use Android and Apple mobile phones and tablets to paint digitally.

Discover how to use your fingers on a digital screen to blur, blend, dash and create your own artworks inspired by Turner’s painting Rain, Steam, and Speed - The Great Western Railway.

Lumen Prize Top Global Artist Joseph Anthony Connor will demonstrate how to create a palette in response to Turner’s painting, and offers tips on how to share your digital creations via social media. No experience necessary.

The Big Draw

The focus of The Big Draw 2016 is the STEAM Powered Big Draw Festival. Encompassing Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths, STEAM recalls the industrial past and the fusion of creative innovation, enterprise and the arts. 

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Image above: Detail from Joseph Mallord William Turner, Rain, Steam, and Speed - The Great Western Railway, 1844