Art Making By Nature with Muriel Stallworth

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Name: Art Making By Nature with Muriel Stallworth
Date: May 19, 2022
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM EDT
Event Description:
This two-day workshop will take place in the beautiful WSA woods. Immersed in nature, students will be invited to bond and connect with the land through an exploration mixing art and science. Activities will encompass all basic aspects of art making, from practicing the ‘art of noticing’ to sourcing natural elements for the fabrication of art materials, to expressing oneself: Active observation: keep a nature journal using a variety of techniques: (drawing, texture rubbings, collage, plant press, pigments spreads, photography, etc.) Fabricate your own art materials from elements of nature: Make inks from plants Manufacture oil crayons using plants, soil pigments and beeswax Create soil pigment-based tempera paints Make paper sheets from mushrooms Make your own ink pens Make art! Explore and practice all of your hand-made materials Combine hand-made materials to create artworks on paper Use printmaking on hand-made paper or to enhance ink drawing Students will learn to source natural elements for the fabrication of art materials, and will begin practicing with these materials for artmaking. They will be empowered with a unique set of skills and an exploratory mindset to benefit their own art making process. Suitable for all levels, no experience necessary! Ages 16+
Woodstock School of Art
Date/Time Information:
May 19-20, 2022; Thursday-Friday, 9AM-4PM
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