Workshops
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Paper Theater: Tunnel Books and Shadowboxes

Rebecca Woods
20W-2DWKS-0238
Mar 14, 15
9:00 AM-4:00 PM



Tuition: Members: $ 225.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 250.00

Books are magical, but a book that seems to open into another world is even more magical. Learn how to create tunnel books and shadow boxes with layers of scenery that come to life when opened and lit. Collage, draw, paint, cut, or print–all of these are welcome. We will be covering how to create depth and space in a work, how to build a shadow box and a tunnel book, and how to bind and finish the work.


Lets Make Brushes

Matt Jones
20S-2DWKS-0071
Mar 21 9:00 AM-4:00 PM


Tuition: Members: $ 150.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 175.00

An interactive workshop on the art of brush making with Matt Jones.
Generational knowledge is passed down by brush manufacturers and is used to produce functional, high-quality tools for the artist. The finest brushes today are still completely made by hand. In this workshop you will learn the heavily guarded secrets used by professional brush factories to produce high-quality artisan brushes. This workshop is taught by the Art Center’s curator, Matthew Jones. Matt is a fourth-generation sign painter who learned the art of sign painting. He is highly educated in a variety of mediums and has extensive knowledge in brush and tool making. Matt is an instructor at Colorado Mesa University in the Art and Design Department where he shares his love for commercial lettering with the next generation of artists.






SoulCollage

Rebecca Zook
20S-2DWKS-0087
Mar 21 9:00 AM-12:00 PM


Tuition: Members: $ 45.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 60.00

By using your imagination in creating a collage from cut-out images, you become an artist and explorer of your soul. The images choose you and you begin your journey into your own personal inner world, a world wanting and needing to be heard. These cards answer the eternal question, "who am I?" The class creates an atmosphere of support, self-acceptance, and personal empowerment in a fun and creative way. Although this is not art therapy, it is therapeutic. SoulCollage is rooted in theology, spirituality, and psychology and was created by Seena Frost, M. Div., M.A.






Cityscapes in Watercolor

Alan Morris
20S-2DWKS-0079
Apr 12 9:00 AM-4:00 PM


Tuition: Members: $ 150.00
Tuition: Non-Members: $ 175.00

An interactive workshop with Alan Morris
Enjoy a full day of watercolor painting in this interactive workshop with Alan Morris. Alan will guide you through the techniques that give his paintings their luminous and atmospheric quality. Learn the keys to working with translucent mediums and the compositional elements that will take your work to the next level. This workshop will be directed toward cityscapes. Please bring your own photo references.