One Sunday a Month
Mar. 5 | Apr. 16 | May 21 | June 11
Each open house will feature the work of a local artist, include hands on demonstrations of different materials and provide you with an opportunity to see what the lab is all about. RSVP is not necessary, but helps us in preparing materials.
MONDAY OPEN STUDIO
Drop in for a day or become a member
Join me on Mondays anytime between the hours of 10am and 8pm for a day of artmaking. No instruction. Open studios provides you with the opportunity to work in community with other artists.
Minimal supplies are available. Please bring your own. Limited memberships provides you with a small flat file for artwork and a place to store supplies. We offer a fully equipped encaustic studio and you are welcome to use any tools or equipment. We have a library with over 100 art books which you are welcome to read while here. A small refrigerator, microwave and filtered water are in the art lab for your convenience.
PRINT WITH SIOUX!
Mar. 7th and/or Mar. 21st
Relax while creating abstract prints on paper. Using stencils and objects, Sioux will lead you through the process of gel plate printing. You will create basic abstract prints that you can send as a postcard or that you will want to hang on your fridge as soon as you get home!
BYOBeverage and we will have some snacks.
Intuitive Drawing w/India Ink & Hot Wax
No art experience? No worries! Martha will guide you through an intuitive painting process. Beginning with ice-breaker drawing activities, learn how to layer the hot paint, and then create a beautiful abstract painting that you can give as a gift or hang on your wall
First, a few safety tips will be explained about working with hot wax and hot tools. During the two hour workshop I will demonstrate a few techniques and provide guidance as you try them out.
The art lab is fully equipped with a Roland Hotbox, three 16"x16" R&F Handmade Paint Palettes, painting and drawing tools and supplies. The studio is also vented with two vent-a-fumes. Some of the tools include heat guns, torches, wax writers, tools for scraping back wax and tools for incising lines into wax. Also available are brushes, dip pens, India ink, pigmented beeswax and medium. Students will be provided with everything needed for encaustic painting and drawing.
Entrance is at the entrance on Locust Street. Please text when you arrive.
No prior art experience necessary.
Create sculptures from discarded objects wrapped with tape and fiber. There is a long history of sculpture created from the everyday objects around us that no longer serve any purpose. Give them new life in this relaxing and enjoyable workshop while you relax with others. All ages welcome.
No prior experience necessary.