basketweaving, oil & water color Painting, assemblage, felting
Mixed Media encompasses a variety of classes for all ages and interests. Adults, teens and younger children can enjoy different classes from semester to semester, including but not limited to:
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4 Week Session
Wednesdays, July 1oth to July 31st 9:00AM to 12:00PM
Materials needed: Students should bring a lightweight easel, hat, water & bug spray to be comfortable outside. Any paint media you have some experience in can be used.
In this class, students will enjoy painting outdoors, with panoramic vistas such as the Rocks Estate and other scenic locations. Classes will begin with demonstrations, and concepts of color, value, composition and perspective will be explored. Kristine will be demonstrating in oils, but students may use any medium they are comfortable with. Some previous experience is recommended.
One Day Workshop
Saturday, July 27th 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Materials Fee: $50 - Materials include a kit of 16 of Jane’s custom-blended professional fabric paints, 1 yard of Prepared For Dyeing fabric plus use of my tools. Students also bring: 1. A photo/pictures of something you would like to reproduce 2. Magazine clippings of things/images that inspire you 3. Assorted sizes of brushes in synthetic or Taklon bristles: flats, rounds & filberts 4. A roll of paper towels and zip lock plastic bags.
Creating imagery with pigment is as old as recorded time; we humans love to record what we see either literally or abstractly out of our minds eye. In this fun class learn to experiment with textile paint, pencils and raw pigments to create your own images all on cloth! Emphasis in this class is on brush work using cotton broadcloth as the canvas. Fine art painting, stenciling, solar painting and Shibori techniques will be highlighted. Leave the workshop with completed fabric to sew with or frame plus various test swatches for future reference! During the day you will learn: • What results different kinds of paint yield, what are the best fabrics to paint on and where to get them. • How to “dye” with non-toxic paint, how to use various paint brushes, sponges and stencils to yield varied effects • How to blend full spectrum colors using my Triadic Color Theory System.
One Day Workshop
Saturday, August 24th 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Material Fee: $35 - Materials include a kit of 10 of Jane’s custom-blended professional fabric paints, 1 yard of Prepared For Dyeing fabric plus use of my tools and supplies. Please also bring: 1. Any picture you would like to make a print of. 2. A Speedball Speedy-cut carving block of any size. 3. A roll of paper towels and zip lock plastic bags,
From primitive wood cuts to fine-art copper etchings, the look of mono-printed art reflects the hand of the maker and, with all its variations, is endlessly fascinating to peer into. In this class develop your own makers style with casual techniques in block printing, board printing, gel printing, and hand printing, all on fabric! Leave the workshop with completed fabric to sew with or frame plus various test swatches for future reference! During the day you will learn: The variety of fabric paints that are commercially available, what are the best fabrics to print on and where to get them. How to create layered images and the color theory that applies. How to blend full spectrum colors using my Triadic Color Theory System.
- Oil and water color painting
- Kiln Repair
- Mixed media exploration
All classes encourage students to enjoy and explore a variety of venues. Some classes are held at the School, whiles others are held off site.