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Studio Arts: Mixed Media Classes

Collage and Mixed-Media Intensive

Explore the materials, tools, and techniques used in collage and assemblage as you create an artwork that’s uniquely yours. The 2-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.

Date of event
Saturday, February 22 and Sunday, February 23, 2020 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Animal Portraits

Capture the essence of your favorite animal or pet in a one-of-a-kind acrylic portrait filled with color, personality, and affection.

Date of event
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 11:00 a.m.

Off-the-Wall Assemblage

Learn to spotlight personal mementos, objects, photos, and other materials in a unique three-dimensional form that can stand alone or be wall mounted.

Date of event
Saturday, February 29 to March 21, 2020 – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Image Transfers and Photo Alteration

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.

Date of event
Friday, March 6 to 20, 2020 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Exploring Encaustic and Mixed-Media Intensive

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.

Date of event
Sunday, March 8, 2020 - 10:30 a.m.

Monoprints Without a Press

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.

Date of event
Friday, March 27 and April 3, 2020 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Paper Easter Eggs

Learn a fun and fast way to create Easter eggs to decorate your home for spring. Paper dots, small pins, and an overlapping paper-piecing technique are the elements behind these delightful one-of-a-kind eggs.

Date of event
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 11:00 a.m.

Paper Easter Eggs

Learn a fun and fast way to create Easter eggs to decorate your home for spring. Paper dots, small pins, and an overlapping paper-piecing technique are the elements behind these delightful one-of-a-kind eggs.

Date of event
Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 2:00 p.m.

Altered Books: Drawing and Painting in Collage and Mixed-Media

Create your own story as you learn to upcycle book pages as surfaces for drawing, painting, and collage using gelatin plate prints, textures, photo transfers, drawing, painting, and text redaction.

Date of event
Wednesday, April 15 to June 3, 2020 – 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Collage and Mixed-Media

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.

Date of event
Wednesday, April 15 to June 3, 2020 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Exploring Abstraction

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.

Date of event
Thursday, April 16 to June 4, 2020 – 12:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Collage and Mixed-Media Intensive

Explore the materials, tools, and techniques used in collage and assemblage as you create an artwork that’s uniquely yours. The 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.

Date of event
Friday, April 17 and 24, 2020 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Build a Tiny House

It takes a village! In a 2-day workshop, students construct their own tiny houses, which they personalize working in paper-mache, acrylics, and mixed-media.

Date of event
Sunday, April 26 and May 3, 2020 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Crepe Paper Flower Making

This spring, bring to life a tulip bouquet that requires no water, won’t be eaten by deer, and will last months or even years. Learn the skills and techniques to create realistic crepe-paper flowers petal by petal.

Date of event
Sunday, April 26, 2020 - 1:00 p.m.

Exploring Encaustic and Mixed-Media Intensive

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

Date of event
Monday, April 27 and May 4, 2020 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Gyotaku: The Japanese Art of Printing with Fish

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.

Date of event
Sunday, May 3, 2020 - 10:30 a.m.

Painting and Printing: Leaves Two Ways

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.

Date of event
Sunday, May 10, 2020 - 10:30 a.m.

Gyotaku: The Japanese Art of Printing with Fish

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.

Date of event
Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 10:30 a.m.