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Art Workshops for ages 11 - 14: Dream Catchers
Designed for Rising 6th - Rising 9th Graders

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Date: August 7, 10:00 am
Location: The Art Studio; 111 Elk Ave Crested Butte, CO 81224
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Dream Catchers

This Native American tradition dates back generations. Intended to protect the sleeping person from negative dreams reaching them during slumber, the dream catcher catches and tangles bad dreams in the web, while allowing good dreams through the center hole to flow down the feathers to the dreamer below. As the sun rises, the bad dreams dissolve from the web. With instructor, Tori Carpenter, create your own dream catcher with wooden hoops and found natural objects (feathers, arrowheads, beads, shells, leather, lace etc.).  Supplies are included, however, attendees are encouraged to bring any special items they would like to incorporate into their work – precious stones, fabric, beads, etc. Instructor:  Tori Carpenter. 

When: August 7th, 2018

Time:  10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Cost:  $40

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Weekly on Tuesdays, choose from watercolor (6/19), mixed media (6/26), cyanotype (7/3), henna (7/10), oil painting (7/17), art journal (7/24), textile design (7/31), dream catchers (8/7), cyanotype photo production (7/14). Ages 11-14. Instructors: Kimbre Woods, Judith Cassel-Mamet, Dawn Cohen, Mary Tuck, and Tori Carpenter. Workshops are 3-4 hours. Times Vary.  Prices Vary.

JUN 19 Watercolor

Recreate a gorgeous night sky galaxy painting by Mariya Kovalyov with your own take employing wash, salt, wet on wet, and wet on dry techniques. Instructor: Tori Carpenter. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $40


JUN 26 Spray & Splash

Play with pump sprays (non-aerosol), washes, stencils and collage to create surprising compositions full of layers, color and textures. Instructor: Judith Cassel-Mamet. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $45

JUL 3 Cyanotype Flags

In the spirit of Independence Day, make American flags using cyanotype, one of the oldest photographic printing processes. Instructor: Kimbre Woods of the Midnight Gallery. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $45

JUL 10 Henna Design

Learn the history of and contemporary uses of henna, and how to apply this ancient paste to the hands and feet in a practice known as Mehndi. Instructor: Tori Carpenter. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $40

JUL 17 Oil Painting

Local well-known plein air oil painter, Dawn Cohen, leads students through an oil painting, step-by-step, to a final, frameable piece.  Instructor: Dawn Cohen of the Midnight Gallery. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $50

JUL 24 Tags and Bags: Create Your Own Art Journals

Up-cycle paper bags and shipping tags to create unique art journals using collage and mixed media. Instructor: Judith Cassel-Mamet. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $45

JUL 31 Textile Design: Cut Velvet Silk Scarves

Using Alter Ego Dyes, learn a two-dye-in-one-bath technique to create a beautiful, 54-inch, dual colored, silk cut velvet scarf with fringe and a varied pattern. Instructor: Mary Tuck. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $50

AUG 7 Dream Catchers

Create your own dream catcher with wooden hoops and found natural objects such as feathers, arrowheads, beads, shells, leather and lace. Instructor: Tori Carpenter. 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. $40

AUG 14 Cyanotype Photo Production

Using a photographic process developed in the early 1800s, learn to produce and hand-tint cyanotype photos. Instructor: Kimbre Woods of the Midnight Gallery. 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. $55


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