Estate of Francis Bacon

‘Deepening the game’ is a downloadable learning resource, commissioned by the Estate of Francis Bacon.

Designed for key stage 3/4 upwards, it is also adaptable to FE/HE and adult sessions. For more information on running artist led sessions, please use the contact form, or, to download the resource, see : Estate of Francis Bacon

An experimental Painting workshop for adults, inspired by Bacon’s studio, also offered a unique opportunity to experience Bacon’s methods – see photo’s above.

Working on unprimed canvases, participants used old jumpers, and sand and grit to vary texture and mark making. Participants were encouraged to forage amongst the maelstrom of imagery on the floor to find subject matter, just as Bacon did in his Reece Mews studio. See Experimental painting workshop for further details.