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Relief Printmaking Workshop

Relief Printmaking Workshop

  • Sundays | 09:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Duration: 1 Week
  • Start Date: January 8, 2022
  • Instructor: David Hunter
  • Location: Main Campus

In this 2-day workshop, you will learn relief printmaking techniques including materials and techniques for linocuts. Monochromatic printing from single blocks and color printing from multiple blocks and reduction techniques will be covered. Printing techniques will be taught on an etching press as well as small relief presses and barens. Advantages of different printmaking papers as well as water-based inks will be discussed, demonstrated and used by participants. Subject matter can be either figurative or abstract.

Instructor provides necessary equipment and materials. Participant requirements: Three small, rough pencil sketches of each size (6” x 8”, 4” x 6” & 5” x 7”) drawings on paper such as scrap computer paper (no watercolor paper, heavy drawing paper) This is a hands-on workshop so participants can expect to get their hands dirty!

 

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Capture the Glow in Watercolor

Capture the Glow in Watercolor

  • Sundays | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Start Date: January 15, 2022
  • Instructor: Patty Kane
  • Location: Main Campus

In this 2-day workshop, the instructor will begin with a demonstration of techniques or color mixing exercises needed to capture that sunrise/sunset glow using WOW (Wet-On-Wet) techniques and a limited transparent palette. The WOW (Wet-On-Wet) painting style in watercolor allows for an artist to lead with their creativity so inspiration can flow with zest. Patty Kane is a hands-on instructor who will enthusiastically guide painters through the process. All painters should be ready to paint in class both days under personal guided instruction.

 

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Discover the Art of Paper Marbling

Discover the Art of Paper Marbling

  • Fridays | 09:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Start Date: February 4, 2022
  • Level: All
  • Instructor: Silvana Martins
  • Location: Main Campus

In this 1- day workshop, you’ll explore and merge the ancient art of marbling while creating intricately stunning designs on water, to capture them onto a unique mono print.
Towards the end of the workshop, you will be able to choose one of your marbled papers to decorate the cover of a handbound notebook. Join artist and bookbinder, Silvana Martins as she shares her love and knowledge of Paper Marbling. Silvana has studied with masters of this art form in Italy, Brazil and the USA.

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Friday Night Painting Critique and Wine

Friday Night Painting Critique and Wine

  • Fridays | 06:30 pm - 09:30 pm
  • Start Date: February 18, 2022
  • Instructor: Barbara Tiffany
  • Location: Main Campus

Open to any Crealdé member that paints in oils or acrylics. Bring two paintings that you feel are finished but not sure, unfinished but need further guidance or just want to make it better.
Attendants listen to critiques of the work of others and maybe gain some insight as to what they may want to consider for their next painting. Be sure to bring paper and pencil to list what might be suggested.
It would be beneficial if the students sent photos of their work to be critiqued in an email several days before this class.
Wine, cheese and crackers are served. Class size is limited so reserve your space early.

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Introduction to Sumi-e The Ancient Art of Asian Brush Painting

Introduction to Sumi-e The Ancient Art of Asian Brush Painting

  • Saturdays | 10:00 am - 04:00 pm
  • Start Date: March 12, 2022
  • Instructor: Fontaine Rodgers
  • Location: Main Campus

In this 1-day workshop Fontaine Rodgers will introduce the Ancient Asian art of Sumi-e painting using ink, special brushes and rice paper. Students learn to paint by following the traditions of ancient masters of an art form that developed alongside the invention of the basic strokes of character writing.
Philosophy, traditions, techniques and set-up will be covered. Familiar themes include bamboo, blossoms, plants, insects, animals and other elements of nature.
This workshop is ideally suited for beginners, artists and non-artists and teachers who wish to add Sumi-e to their multicultural classroom experience. All materials provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own brushes but not required.

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Friday Night Painting Critique and Wine

Friday Night Painting Critique and Wine

  • Fridays | 06:30 pm - 09:30 pm
  • Start Date: May 6, 2022
  • Instructor: Barbara Tiffany
  • Location: Main Campus

Open to any Crealdé member that paints in oils or acrylics. Bring two paintings that you feel are finished but not sure, unfinished but need further guidance or just want to make it better.
Attendants listen to critiques of the work of others and maybe gain some insight as to what they may want to consider for their next painting. Be sure to bring paper and pencil to list what might be suggested.
It would be beneficial if the students sent photos of their work to be critiqued in an email several days before this class.
Wine, cheese and crackers are served. Class size is limited so reserve your space early.

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Classical Figure Drawing Workshop with Edson Campos

Classical Figure Drawing Workshop with Edson Campos

  • Saturdays | 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Start Date: May 21, 2022
  • Instructor: Edson Campos
  • Location: Main Campus

Learn the importance of well-designed spaces and understanding of the poetic language of drawing. Explore techniques in observation and complex compositions to establish a well-designed drawing, which is an important first step in painting a masterpiece.

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