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Studio Arts: Mixed Media Classes

Spend two days investigating new techniques as you have fun creating papers for collage and other art projects. Take home a glorious collection of one-of-a-kind papers accented by acrylic, inks, stamps, and other printmaking materials.

Event date
Saturday, October 5 and Sunday, October 6, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Explore the basis of abstraction by studying color, line, and shape as they relate to composition. Learn to create exciting and innovative works of art, using a series of drawing and painting exercises designed to examine non-traditional ways of handling traditional materials and subject matter.

Event date
Thursday, October 10 to December 12, 2019 - 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (no class Nov. 28)

Students are introduced to the materials, tools, and technologies used in collage and assemblage. They find inspiration in artists who worked in collage including Joseph Cornell, Romare Bearden, and Gertrude Green.

Event date
Wednesday, October 16 to December 11, 2019 - 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (no class Nov. 27)

Students are introduced to the materials, tools, and technologies used in collage and assemblage. They find inspiration in artists who worked in collage including Joseph Cornell, Romare Bearden, and Gertrude Green.

Event date
Wednesday, October 16 to December 11, 2019 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (no class Nov. 27)

Explore the materials, tools, and techniques used in collage and assemblage as you create an artwork that’s uniquely yours. The two-day workshop, ideal for both nonartists and those with experience, is a great way to spark your creativity in two forms that offer wide possibilities for inventive expression.

Event date
Saturday, October 19 and Sunday, October 20, 2019 - 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The luminescence, rich color and texture, and quick-drying properties of encaustics have made this a favorite medium for painters for centuries. Get a solid introduction to its technical and creative possibilities as you apply the encaustic method to mixed-media projects.

Event date
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Showcase your writing or art in a book as unique as you are. Book artist Sushmita Mazumdar guides students as they work with a variety of traditional and nontraditional materials to craft one-of-a kind storybooks.

Event date
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Transform contour drawings of leaf shapes into transparent watercolor paintings. Then, use a walking press to make leaf prints on a variety of papers using water-based ink.

Event date
Saturday, October 26, 2019 - 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Discover a variety of methods for making and using image transfers and expanding your creative horizons with photo alteration. Both techniques can offer new dimensions and interest to your artworks.

Event date
Wednesday, November 6 to 20, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Using direct printing and water-based printing inks, create realistic looking schools of fish or a single artistic print simply by inking a whole fish and pressing it to paper.

Event date
Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Love mixed media? This workshop offers the perfect way to expand your repertoire by creating an array of one-off prints using acrylic paints and other materials.

Event date
Wednesday, December 11 and 18, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.