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Studio Arts: Mixed Media Classes

Spend two sessions 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 Friday, March 1 and 8, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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.

Event date Friday, March 1, 2019 - 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The encaustic method of painting combines the luminescence of watercolor, the rich color and thickness of oils, and the quick-drying benefits of acrylic. The medium can be molded, sculpted, combined with collage materials, and reworked at any time. In this workshop, ideal for all experience levels, learn to capture vibrant pigments using heated beeswax, as well as fusing and carving in wax.

Event date Sunday, March 3 and 10, 2019 – 10:15 a.m. to 3:15 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 Friday, March 29, 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, April 4 to May 30, 2019 – 12:00 p.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 Friday, April 5 and 12, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Spend an afternoon creating springtime holiday cards, as well as those to express thank-yous, congratulations, or birthday wishes, all in a memorably personal way.

Event date Saturday, April 6, 2019 - 2:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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, April 10 to May 29, 2019 – 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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, April 10 to May 29, 2019 – 6:30 p.m. to 9:00 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 Friday, April 26, 2019 - 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 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, April 27, 2019 - 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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.

Event date Sunday, April 28 and May 5, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

The encaustic method of painting combines the luminescence of watercolor, the rich color and thickness of oils, and the quick-drying benefits of acrylic. The medium can be molded, sculpted, combined with collage materials, and reworked at any time. In this workshop, ideal for all experience levels, learn to capture vibrant pigments using heated beeswax and damar resin, as well as fusing and carving in wax.

Event date Friday, May 3, 2019 – 1:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. & Friday, May 10 and 17, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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 Friday, May 31 and June 7, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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.

Event date Saturday, June 1 and Sunday, June 2, 2019 – 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.