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ADULT WORKSHOPS

January 5, 2019 / 11am-2pm / $65
Making a Silicone Mold and Casting with Concrete
Registration deadline: December 30, 2018 (postponed to January 12)

Create a one-part silicone mold (block and sock molds) and then cast into the mold using concrete. Learn how to make multiples of a sculpture or 3D object you’ve made. Design your own table top containers, coasters, or succulent planters. Workshop led by artist and mold making/casting expert Robert Bennett Jr.


February 2, 2019 / 11am-2pm / $35
Intro to Screen Printing as an Art Form: Drawing Fluid Method

Registration deadline: January 28, 2019

For beginners. Others welcome to but the class will be very basic. Please bring a T-shirt, tea towel, or tote. Learn how to print on fabric! Hand paint a graphic on a silkscreen while exploring negative and positive imagery. Learn the popular technique called the Drawing Fluid method. Once you’ve completed your artwork, practice using your screen on paper and fabric. You will walk away from the day with a your own screen for you to use at home or we’ll store for you for future use in Engine’s screen printing studio as a member.

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March 16, 2019 / 11am-2pm / $55
Painting Fast and Slow with Amanda Hawkins
Registration deadline: March 10, 2019

An introduction to thinking, drawing and painting in an abstract manner. Pulling ques from reality, we will use the still life, surrounding landscape, and photographs as input for abstraction. Students will explore mark marking techniques, build color palettes, and trick their minds in thinking differently through a series of non-traditional drawing and painting exercises. We will study the work of Henri Matisse, David Hockney, Robert Motherwell and Raimonds Staprans.

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June 8, 2019 / 10am-5pm / $110
Painting: Essence of Place with Amanda Hawkins
Registration deadline: June 2, 2019

An introduction to traditional landscape painting with an emphasis on expressive color and gestural mark. Students will explore the defining/subtle qualities of their determined place and the different ways this can be interpreted through traditional drawing, color studies, and a larger, more involved painting. We will look closely at the work of Edward Hopper, Richard Diebenkorn, Raimonds Staprans, Louisa Matthíasdóttir.

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