Metal Working i & ii
Workshop is open to any student hoping to learn basic metal working techniques or add to their metal working skills. Projects will include stamping, sawing, piercing, forming, folding, bezels, cold connections and soldering techniques to create earrings, bracelets, chain, pendants and rings. Workshop materials will include copper, brass, nickel, fine silver sheet and wire with the possibility of some metal clay work. All materials with the exception of metal clay are included.
June 24-28 • 9:00-4:00
Mixed medIa/altered book
Students will explore multiple mediums: various papers, paints, printing inks and a variety of techniques to alter a book using collage, photographs, handmade paper, paints, carving printing blocks, weaving papers, oil paint prints, transferring images and cutting away parts of pages. We will also used mixed mediums on canvas and mirrors.
July 22-26 • 9:00-4:00
Printing, Painting & paper i
limited to 8 students
This 3 day workshop is designed for young artists. We will be learning about different mediums and how to use them in a variety of ways to create a variety of art forms! This workshop is a short primer for collage, painting, printmaking and sculpture skills that will always include a short journey through a tiny bit of art history!
July 1-3 • 9:00-12:00
Charms, Amulets & Talismans
Talismans are an ancient magical form, common in many cultures. Talismans, charms, and amulets can be crafted or created to protect the bearer or bring luck! During this 3 day workshop, students will create their own magical charms, amulets and talismans using different mediums. Some materials include polymer clays, resin, faux bone, wood, found objects stones and cloth.
June 19-21 • 9:00-4:00
Drawing & Painting realism
All young artists want to create realistic images! Whether it is a still life, portrait or landscape! This workshop will develop awareness and perception as the artists strengthen their drawing and painting skills. Using view finders, grids, positive and negative space and value studies the young artists will be inspired by contemporary and master artists to advance their artistic proficiency while learning to create realistic images!
July 29-31 • 9:00-4:00
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Printing, Painting & paper ii
limited to 8 students
This workshop is an extension of the workshop offered in early July! We will be working with similar materials but not the same projects or looking at any of the sam artists! Artists will be exploring possibilities with techniques in paper, printmaking and painting while looking at artists/art history! Students who start the summer with the first session are more than welcome to do both sessions!!!