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Studio Arts: Mixed Media Classes

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.