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Studio Arts: Mixed Media Classes

Studio Arts Course

Collage and Mixed-Media

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 - 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

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 Greene.

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Collage and Mixed-Media: People and Places

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET

Explore the possibilities of collage, realistic abstraction, and altered images as you create works centered around people and places. Experiment with a range of materials and techniques to create your own story, including exploring real or imagined landscapes, architecture, portraits, and self-portraits.

Studio Arts Course

Collage Jumpstart

Wednesday, October 11, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET

Discover a variety of approaches to creating mixed-media collages and learn techniques for creating interesting, personalized papers for a variety of art applications. Find out how to capitalize on everyday materials and use household tools and utensils to make stencils and create patterns and textures on papers.

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Exploring Abstraction

Thursday, October 12, 2023 - 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET

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.

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Mixed-Media Remix - In Person

Saturday, October 14, 2023 - 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET

Rev up your collage and mixed-media experience and incorporate dimension into your artwork with an expanded repertoire of materials and techniques.

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Artful Mind, Tranquil Mind

Monday, October 23, 2023 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET

In an artist-led series designed to provide a tranquil midday break, create small but satisfying works of art as a way to hit “pause” and incorporate a bit of creativity into your at-home routines.

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Search and Rescue: Back from the (Creative) Edge

Monday, October 23, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET

Breathe new life into your unfinished or "failed" collages or paintings. Find ways to infuse interest and create a variety of compositions to change the look and feel of your pieces.

Studio Arts Workshop

Gyotaku II: Hawaiian Style

Saturday, October 28, 2023 - 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET

If you’ve taken the studio arts class Gyotaku: The Japanese Art of Fish Printing, you are ready to try Hawaiian-style gyotaku. It includes printing in colorful inks and thin acrylics and adding color and texture with watercolor crayons and acrylic media.

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Newsprint Collage

Tuesday, October 31, 2023 - 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET

Making art can be a wonderful way to escape from everyday life. It can also be a useful tool in understanding current events. Work with newspapers, magazines, and mixed-media techniques to create a visual representation of the news through collage—and a uniquely personal artwork.

Studio Arts Workshop

Holiday Card Workshop: Season's Greetings!

Saturday, November 4, 2023 - 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET

This year, send friends and family bespoke holiday cards. Paper crafter Karen Cadogan shares tips and demonstrates techniques for creating simply elegant, unique cards that will be a keepsake long after the season ends.

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Holiday Card Workshop: Fancy Folds

Sunday, November 5, 2023 - 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET

Create four different fancy-fold cards sure to impress any recipient. Fancy folds look challenging, but this workshop walks you through all the steps. Detailed instructions provide you with everything you need to create fancy folds on your own after the class.

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Introduction to Papercutting

Tuesday, November 14, 2023 - 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. ET

Learn the main concepts of papercutting and how to translate your personal vision into a small custom project. Leave with your original papercut and the know-how to continue working at home.

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Introduction to White-Line Woodblock Printing   

Saturday, November 18, 2023 - 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET

White-line woodcuts are multicolor images printed from a single block of wood. Learn to create your own by cutting a nature print or simple line drawing into a wood block, creating the “white lines” when printed.

Studio Arts Workshop

White-Line Woodblock Printing II

Saturday, December 2, 2023 - 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET

Learn a variety of advanced techniques as you create multiple prints from your favorite white-line woodcut block.

Studio Arts Workshop

Crepe Paper Flowers - Paperwhites

Saturday, December 2, 2023 - 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. ET

Create delicate and cheerful paperwhites from crepe paper. The flowers are made from one color of crepe paper in a variety of weights.

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Exploring Encaustic - In Person

Sunday, December 3, 2023 - 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Spend a day discovering the creative possibilities of the centuries-old encaustic method, which offers rich and luminous color and great compatibility with collage materials.