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Mixed Media

Plein Air Painting in Bermuda - From Home! (ONLINE) PT 605BM_ON

$225

with Joseph Sweeney

Calendar Current session started Sep 17, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Working from photographs of sunny Bermuda supplied by instructor Joseph Sweeney, learn how to paint from photo references in preparation for working outdoors. Topics include the basics on choosing a prime location, reading the weather and light at a particular time of day, and setting up a landscape palette.  Drawing, composition, and color will be emphasized.  Instruction is geared towards oil, acrylic, and pastel, but experienced watercolorists are welcome.

Materials List : Sweeney PT 605BM_ON

Zoom Technical Requirements

CE Policy Guide_Fall 2020

Image:

Winslow Homer (1836-1910), North Road, Bermuda, 1900, Watercolor and graphite on white wove paper, 13 15/16 x 21 in. (35.40125 x 53.34 cm.), collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, accession # 1978.19, Partial Gift and Bequest of Bernice McIlhenny Wintersteen

Hand-Printed Monotype 1 (ONLINE) PR 604EH_ON

$225

with Tony Rosati

Calendar Current session started Sep 19, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Join Tony Rosati, Chair of the PAFA Printmaking Department, from his home studio for this live Zoom monotype class.  Monotypes are unique painterly prints created by painting and drawing with ink on a slick surface and transferring the image onto paper by way of a press or hand printing.  This course will focus on hand-printed methods, introducing students to a variety of additive and subtractive techniques, exploring working in both color and black and white. Mixed media approaches, an array of paper choices, and green cleanup methods will also be presented. 

Materials List : Rosati PR 604EH_ON -1

Zoom Technical Requirements

CE Policy Guide_Fall 2020

Image:

Tony Rosati, Hillside with Trees and Fissure, oil paint monotype on gray wove paper, 17 3/4 x 24 7/8 in., collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, accession # 1986.35, John S. Phillips Fund purchase

Assemblage Sculpture from Home (ONLINE) SC 700EA_ON

$350

with Colleen O’Donnell

Calendar Current session started Sep 21, 2020 , runs for 10 weeks

Assemblage is a creative method of sculpture, transforming everyday found-objects into three-dimensional sculpture, as seen in the work of Joseph Cornell and Louise Nevelson. Start with a box, and include photographs, book pages, wrapping paper, natural items, nuts and bolts, electronic bits, dry food – just about anything! This process allows for the creation of dramatic, humorous, emotional and satirical works of art. Be guided through a different topic each week by CE faculty and sculptor Colleen O’Donnell.

Live Zoom sessions will be held every Wednesday, 6 – 8 p.m., beginning Septembmer 23.

Learning Objectives

  • Relax, have fun, and let the sculpture happen intuitively.
  • Make something that has value to you personally.
  • Create a statement about what you are experiencing right now.

Note:  This course is available for 1.0 undergraduate credit for $525

Materials List : O'Donnell SC 700EA_ON

Zoom Technical Requirements

CE Policy Guide Fall 2020

Image:

Student sculpture from Summer 2020

Collage & Mixed Media (ONLINE) IN 610CM_ON

$275

with Anthony Ciambella

Calendar Current session started Oct 1, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

From newspapers to toys and old clothes, artists use almost any materials for their works. This course will guide you through the endless variety of tools, adhesives and supports available, and how to select which will work best for you. This live Zoom class includes weekly presentations on a variety of subjects related to two- and three-dimensional mixed media, along with exhibition and storage strategies.

 Learning Objectives

  • Discover materials used in mixed media.
  • Familiarize you with traditional and contemporary materials.
  • Investigate manual and power tools as well as the compatibility of materials and adhesives.
  • Delineate your ideas with the least possible interference from the materials.
  • Learn to construct simple and complex objects.
  • Know terms related to mixed media art.
  • Identify what toxic materials are used by artists, how they are exposed.
  • Learn the risk factors, effects on our bodies, and safety measures.

Register by:  September 25

Materials List : Ciambella IN 610CM_ON

Zoom Technical Requirements

CE Policy Guide_Fall 2020

Plein Air Painting in Newport, Rhode Island - From Home! (ONLINE) PT 605NW_ON

$225

with Joseph Sweeney

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 29, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Working from photographs of historic Newport, Rhode Island, supplied by instructor Joseph Sweeney, learn how to paint from photo references in preparation for working outdoors. Topics include the basics on choosing a prime location, reading the weather and light at a particular time of day, and setting up a landscape palette.  Drawing, composition, and color will be emphasized.  Instruction is geared towards oil, acrylic, and pastel, but experienced watercolorists are welcome.

Register by:  October 23

Materials List : Sweeney PT 605NW_ON

Zoom Technical Requirements

Policy Guide Summer 2020

Hand-Printed Monotype 2 (ONLINE) PR 604EH_ON

$225

with Tony Rosati

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 31, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Join Tony Rosati, Chair of the PAFA Printmaking Department, from his home studio for this live Zoom monotype class.  Monotypes are unique painterly prints created by painting and drawing with ink on a slick surface and transferring the image onto paper by way of a press or hand printing.  This course will focus on hand-printed methods, introducing students to a variety of additive and subtractive techniques, exploring working in both color and black and white. Mixed media approaches, an array of paper choices, and green cleanup methods will also be presented. 

Register by:  October 23

Materials List : Rosati PR 604EH_ON -2 

Zoom Technical Requirements

CE Policy Guide_Fall 2020

Image:

Tony Rosati, Hillside with Trees and Fissure, oil paint monotype on gray wove paper, 17 3/4 x 24 7/8 in., collection of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, accession # 1986.35, John S. Phillips Fund purchase





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