Learning with friends in a warm and welcoming art studio will change your perception of summer school.
Instructor: Abby Sherrill
Explore the crossroads between drawing and embroidery using the running stitch, stitched knots and basic needle weaving. Leave with a handmade sketchbook to hold your findings and index your learned stitches.
Sunday, June 3, 12-4pm – Color Essentials
Instructor: Delaney Smith
Explore the basic elements of color (hue, saturation, value and temperature) using acrylic paint on paper. Leave with color studies, a final color design, and a handy interactive workbook for future reference.
Friday, June 8, 6:30-9pm – Calligraphy: Pen & Ink
Instructor: Andrea Tosten
This class breaks down each letter stroke by stroke and step by step while we cover the Foundational Hand lowercase and uppercase using a classroom set of nibs, pen holders, and ink for left and right handed students.
Saturday, June 9, 3-6pm – Drawing: Still Life
Instructor: Lanie DeLay
Students learn the basics of observation drawing skills while exploring blind contour, gesture drawing and extended drawings exercises. Materials include conte, charcoal, and pen and ink.
Sunday, June 10, 11-1pm – Marbling Paper
Instructor: Shannon Driscoll
Marbling is an ancient technique used to embellish paper and fabric with swirls of color. Students float and manipulate paint on an aqueous surface then transfer to 12 sheets of paper, creating a unique pattern reminiscent of the natural look of marble, stones and liquid smoke.
Sunday, June 17 , 10am-4pm – Cyanotype 16mm Filmmaking
Instructor: Mike Morris
In partnership with the Oak Cliff Film Festival, this course explores the basics of working with blue cyanotype emulsions on 16mm motion picture film.
In this workshop students will learn the history and origin of the folk art tradition of making Memory Jugs. The instructor will provide each student with a mason jar, plaster putty, paint and trinkets and pottery shards for their memory jar.
Saturday, June 23, 3-6pm – Portrait Watercolor
Instructor: Jay Bailey
This workshop explores the use of watercolor and mixed media techniques to render and depict a human portrait. We will cover concepts and methods which will open doors for any level of painter, such as a limited palette and the role of preliminary drawings.
Saturday, June 24, 10am-3pm – Indigo Dyeing + Clay Resist Printing
Instructor: Tierra Firme – Analise Minjarez & Sarita Westrup
Learn how to make print plates, print repeat patterns, and how to make an maintain an organic fructose indigo vat. Students will leave with indigo dyed samples of printed cloth on cotton and raw silk with unique designs to be used in future projects.
Enter the discount code BUDDY at checkout.