Sculpture, Photo and Mixed Media

THU NOV 29, 2018, 1-3PM/ WORKSHOP

Layering in Encaustics with Cricket Desmarais

You have the skills, now discover your voice. Take your knowledge of encaustics to the next level with new approaches as you review and refine your skills. Students work through a series of layering technique studies to create finished works.

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SAT DEC 8, 2018, 10AM-12PM/WORKSHOP

Holiday Makers: Beeswax Selfies for Kids & Teens with Cricket Desmarais

Put the cellphones away & spend two hours immersed in a creative process that will leave you with a self-portrait like no other. We use melted and pigmented beeswax to create a piece you can take home and be proud of. Give it as a gift or keep it all to yourself!

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SAT DEC 1, 2018, 10AM-3PM/WORKSHOP

Modeling the Reef with Beatriz Chachamovitz

Key West community members are invited to dive into the forms and textures of corals, sponges, small invertebrates and day-to-day plastic objects that end up in our seas. Together, the group will create an installation comprised of hundreds of small ceramic objects, each a unique piece of the ecosystem.

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SAT NOV 10, 2018, 10AM-1PM/WORKSHOP

Bunraku-style Puppetry with Michael Haverty

Participants work in small teams to build bunraku-style puppets from newspaper. Following the building there will be instruction in manipulation, including breathing, walking, emotion, and working together. Short scenes will be practiced in teams. Participants will get to take their original puppet home. No experience necessary.

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SAT OCT 20, 2018, 10AM-1PM/WORKSHOP

Artisan Soapmaking with Angela Berube

Participants learn a brief history of soapmaking before diving into the hands-on process of creating their own sudsy masterpieces. Students may opt for a vegetarian glycerin or goats milk base and then select natural fragrances and additives, such as loofah or cosmetic-grade mica, to alter the color and texture of their soaps.

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