Explore the deep cultural connections of textiles and the historical importance of fibers.
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Collage artist Kostmayer starts her introduction to collage by presenting samples of different kinds of collage, and then moving into surface preparation, elements of value, color and texture, balance, compositions, variety of papers, textures, adhesives for different papers, elements of design and principles of design.
Linsley, whose work was collected by Jackie Kennedy and has been carried by Tiffany & Co., teaches students how to create decoupage objects worthy of becoming heirloom objects.
Photographer, magazine editor and publisher Leifheit leads students on photographic expedition through the streets of Key West. With a keen eye toward street photography and portraiture, Leifheit imbues the sessions with a mix of historical references and technique training. The course culminates with a group critique on Friday.
Gelli plates are a gelatinous slab used to create acrylic mono prints & magazine photo transfers, making beautiful images that stand on their own or can be incorporated into collage or mixed media work. Learn several different techniques including how to create print layers, how to use stencils, create transfers and use stamps with your Gelli Plate.
Discover the art of printmaking using the island’s bounty of found natural objects as inspiration. We will integrate the basic principles of design into our work via a variety of prompts, consider how to use our found objects and explore the boundaries between accidental and intentional art through experimentation.