Laura Lyn Stern and her mosaic panels, tiles and jewelry have been savored by guests at the Art is Inn's Holiday Show for two years and requests for this workshop have come to fruition! We want students to get a great overview of of the world of abstract mosaics. All levels of students welcome.
Students will be guided in creating an abstract contemporary mosaic on an 8"x 8" wood substrate panel. Students will use a variety of traditional and non-traditional mosaic materials and processes to design and make their own mosaic panel using ceramic tile, stained glass and glass tile, slate, beads and found objects.
Laura Lyn Stern a Philadelphia based mosaic artist will begin with an overview of of samples of abstract mosaic art pieces created by contemporary artists. Techniques specific to cutting and setting tesserae will be covered along with the use of various adhesives.
Lucienne Rappaport will take you on a creative journey exploring color in a variety of expression using mixed media. Students will experience acrylic ink, gel mediums and pasteas well as water colors on canvas, yupo and watercolor paper. Topics covered prior to your immersion in creative play include color theory, composition, value, hard and soft edges and movement in your picture. The $125 fee includes all materials, a light lunch and plenty of one on one instruction with this fascinating artist. The highlight for many is the session wrap up with a critique of student work. Lucienne's keen eye and humorous wit will provide you with insight to guide your future artistic endeavors!
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Class Description: Instant gratification! You will create two unique, mosaic jewelry pieces choosing from our well-appointed catalog of Millefiori, gems, beads, dichroic glass, stained glass, smalti - an overabundance of embellishments to create mini-mosaics to wear. In this workshop you'll create the kind of mosaic jewelry offered in magazines and jewelry stores. This is an enjoyable and fun opportunity to create something unique and special for yourself or as a gift. Bring a friend! Get to know Carol Shelkin and her fun-filled workshops.
Tools and Materials Included: Includes all materials, unless you'd like to bring some of your own embellishments.
Level: All levels, no experience necessary.
Fee: $125 includes all materials
This is a hands-on workshop for intermediate to advanced students using modern mosaic techniques to understand realism in design, composition and color theory including: structure, cross contour, highlights, gradation, value and types of shadows using high quality stained glass. Attention will be given to contemporary andamento to develop a modern design. Instruction will be given to aid you in learning how to evaluate your own work and to self-critique to help you to the next level of creativity. You will conquer obstacles of your creative struggles. You will have plenty of one-to-one and group instruction. No question will go unanswered, so bring questions and let's make art!
"Abstract Mosaic" on Monday 6/26 with Carol Shelkin PLUS optional SHOPPING 6/27 at WARNER'S STAINED GLASS
Work In Progress: Shelly Jaffee, moasic artist
To view Carol's work visit her website at : http://www.carolshelkinmosaics.com/art-gallery.html
Red Storm, Mixed media on canvas
Mr. Aguiar is a nationally acclaimed pastel artist with numerous awards for his realistic plein air paintings. He is a featured artist in the August 2016 edition of the Pastel Journal and winner in the 2016 Pastel 100! He is known for his ability to capture the light and the mood of the subject at hand and in so doing creates an emotional bond with the viewer. The workshop will run from 9 am to sunset each day with breaks in between. If the weather is foul we have plenty of indoor studio space until conditions improve. At the end of the workshop we plan to host a reception to allow the students and instructor to showcase their work with their friends and the Art is Inn community. Lunch and snacks are provided each day.