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Mixed Media Great American Artist Camp

Mixed Media Great American Artist Camp

$ 150.00

One week class
Instructor: Anne Stine

Dates: July 31 - August 4
Time: 1:00 - 4:00pm
Skill Level: All
Ages: 9-12
Fee: $150 includes supplies

This camp offers a unique opportunity to create mixed media art projects using the styles and techniques of America’s greatest artists. Anne Stine, a local mixed media artist, introduces students to the life, work and artistic styles and techniques of American’s greatest artists. Students then create their own art pieces using a technique or material that reflects the work of each master. The most important aspects of the projects are exploration, discovery, and individual creativity; not artistic talent. A wide range of art periods and artists will be covered such as Pollack, Cooney, Tiffany and more. On the last day of camp, students will create their own mixed media artwork using the techniques they learned in class. Students will gain a greater sense of history and art appreciation through biographical information, hands-on experience and class discussion.

Students will complete 5 to 7 small pieces of original artwork based on the styles and subject matter of great American artists, culminating in a final art project of their own choice using the techniques learned during class.

Materials Needed supplied by the instructor  and included in enrollment fee $125 per student, plus materials fee $25:

Scratchboard, cuticle stick, Tempera paints, large roll paper, brushes, baster, tooth brushes, spray bottles, tarp, Clear acetate sheets, acrylic paints, brushes, palettes, magazine pictures of athletes, Watercolor paper, acrylic paints, contact paper, Glue, Markers, crayons, drawing paper, masking tape, papertowels, plastic bags, canvas board 

1. Scratchboard Illustration (Barbara Cooney)
2. Great Action Art (Jackson Pollack)
3. Action Athlete (LeRoy Neiman)
4. Masked Form (Julian Schnabel)
5. Window Display Art (Tiffany)
6. Feelings Wash (Edward Hopper)
7. Balsa Block Print (Elizabeth Catlett

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