Finding the LIGHT & SHADOW: From STILL LIFE to PORTRAIT
M arch 9, 2019
Students draw still lifes of simple objects with strong lighting using conte crayon or charcoal on newsprint, changing the arrangements in order to do multiple quick drawings. We will identify values, perspective, and angles to help with accuracy, and as the “poses” lengthen, we will identify and draw the shapes of the light and shadow, rather than the objects themselves.
Identity & The Art of Mask Making
April 13, 2019
4-hr. explore with clay and build masks that speak to an aspect of personality, a struggle to overcome or something to celebrate self.
What Remains: Attu & Kiska Islands
February 9, 2019
Andrea Nelson has created found object assemblages for over 20 years. Her creative compositions meld her professional experiences in archaeology, museum exhibit design and scientific fieldwork – sometimes to indistinguishable levels. With a firm belief in objects holding “history,” she has taken on several artistic projects utilizing objects to explore specific events in specific places.