guest artist workshops

Workshop
Expressive Mixed Media Techniques
John Kollig
Oct 14 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Class Code: WS2
Tuition: $ 100.00 / $ 90.00 Members


 (1/2 hour lunch break)

ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

Kalamazoo artist and Frostic School of Art instructor John Kollig paints on mat board with graphite dust, pastels, collage, acrylic gel medium, acrylic paint and more to create dynamic, layered abstract images.  Learn to combine many materials and use tools like a plaster knife and rollers for expressive markmaking in this messy hands-on workshop.  




Workshop
Thrown and Altered Ceramics
Dick Lehman
Nov 11 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Class Code: WS3
Tuition: $ 100.00 / $ 90.00 Members


(1/2 hour lunch break)

Professional potter Dick Lehman will demonstrate 13 on-wheel alteration techniques/tools that can be combined to yield nearly 2,200 different possible outcomes!  Learn to make square pots from a round wheel, explore ergonomic sensibilities, and be dazzled by Dick’s “dancing vases on parade.” Students are encouraged to explore, investigate, and find their own voices in clay as they learn from demonstrations, a PowerPoint Presentation, and hands-on work.