Explore the power of music as it effects our marks. In this workshop, participants will work with a variety of drawing materials to create a ‘marked’ composition. Measured and organic marks will be explored. An introduction of artists Julie Mehretu, Cy Twombly, Wassily Kandinsky will be addressed as it relates to mark and movement.
A Drawing and Painting Workshop. Participants will work from photographs of their own furry friends to create drawings and a large scale acrylic painting. Students will exercise contour, and shading techniques on a smaller scale and then move onto to color mixing and painterly texture techniques to create a large scale portrait of their furry…
Participants will work with a variety of tools and techniques to create mini compositions from a variety of acrylic painting mediums and construction materials. Examples to note: joint compound, glue, heavy gel medium, isopropyl alcohol, sand/pumice.
In this workshop, participants with be working with acrylic to experiment with color, texture, traditional and non-traditional techniques. Participants will be introduced to various abstract painters as inspiration for their compositions on large-scale works.
Looking to the “father of modern art,” Wassily Kandinsky, and comparing him to 21st-century artists Julie Mehretu, and “Stadia III,” students explore lyrical expression and measured marks as they apply to abstract art. Using a variety of traditional and nontraditional materials as well as a mini-psychological profile and music, students create large-scale works of geometric and organic origin.