Weekend Workshops Spring Session


Textile Inspirations from Rauschenberg

Adult: All Levels - 2018/3 WS7
May 20, Sun., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
CAM member: $70 ($85 after May 15)
Non-member: $90 ($105 after May 15)
+ $25 material fee
Instructor: Catherine Cross

Robert Rauschenberg, Black Mountain, NC alumni, remains a defining figure of contemporary art. Rauschenberg's work was always driven by experimentation, innovative approaches to material use, collaborative nature and a multi-disciplinary interaction. Expect to collage, make quilt squares if you are a quilter, use bookbinding fabrics from vintage books, stitch with visible mending stitches like Shashiko, Boro and Kantha and create stitched fiber images created by the Cyanotype process and image transfer. Finished works are suitable for wall hangings, canvas mount, books, quilts, framing or wearable art.

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Discovering Calder Mobiles

Adult: All Levels - 2018/3 WS8
May 26, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. & May 27, Sun., 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $110 ($125 after May 22)
Non-member: $140 ($155 after May 22)
+ $15 material fee
Instructor: Michael Van Hout

Students work with wire and sheet metal to create mobiles in the style of Alexander Calder. Explore Calder's work and be introduced to a wide range of techniques to create your own hanging pieces.

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Sculpture

EXHIBITION ARTIST SERIES: Thomas Schmidt, Exploring Mold-making and Casting

Adult: Intermediate - 2018/4 EAS4
June 2, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. & June 3, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m Pancoe
CAM member: $25 non-refundable facilitation fee
Non-member: Priority to CAM members & UNCW/CFCC students
Instructor: Thomas Schmidt

Join NCAC Fellowship recipient Tom Schmidt and take studio slip casting to a sculptural construct in Pancoe Art Ed Center. Make a plaster mold from found objects, collected objects, and/or items made from clay during workshop and on day two, experiment in slip-casting from molds with clay. Introduction to weekend on Friday, June 1, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., plus workshop registration includes admission to artist lecture, Sunday, June 3, 2:00 p.m.

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Drawing

EXHIBITION ARTIST SERIES: Harriet Hoover, Marking Experience through Drawing and Collage

Adult: All Levels - 2018/4 EAS5
June 9, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. & June 10, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $25 non-refundable facilitation fee
Non-member: Priority to CAM members & UNCW/CFCC students
Instructor: Harriet Hoover

Join NCAC Fellowship recipient Harriet Hoover and focus on a variety of experimental drawing, mark making, and collage techniques as a means for recording landscape and space. Sourcing the museum and surrounding landscape, participants forage for spatial relationships and pattern using provisional hand-crafted tools to create layered works. Material explorations include graphite, ink, watercolor, and collage. Primary focus is play, process, and experimentation to create works that evoke a sense of place, means for prompting idea development, visual curiosity, creativity, and photography. Practices include drawing blindfolded and making our own drawing tools while also engaging in more traditional methods. Introduction to weekend on Friday, June 8, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., plus workshop registration includes admission to artist lecture, Sunday, June 10, 2:00 p.m.

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Painting

EXHIBITION ARTIST SERIES: Lien Truong, Narratives in Collage and Painting

Adult: All Levels - 2018/4 EAS6
June 9, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. & June 10, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Studio 1
CAM member: $25 non-refundable facilitation fee
Non-member: Priority to CAM members & UNCW/CFCC students
Instructor: Lien Truong

Join NCAC Fellowship recipient Lien Truong to create paintings/drawing that engage in the process of collage, embedding meaning into your work. Sources of collage include original or xeroxed family photos, newspaper, media and/or historic imagery - used solely or combined with water media. Introduction to weekend on Friday, June 8, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., plus workshop registration includes admission to artist lecture, Sunday, June 10, 2:00 p.m.

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Painting

Exploring Watercolor Monoprints

Adult: All Levels - 2018/4 WS1
June 23, Sat., 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $70 ($85 after June 19)
Non-member: $90 ($105 after June 19)
+ $10 material fee
Instructor: Fritz Kapraun

Monoprinting is a hand-printing technique that, unlike other methods of printing (e.g. screenprinting, linoprinting, wood cut), can only produce one copy of an image. This helps make the result look printed, yet completely unique at the same time. Students use rough-surface plexi-glass and mylar film to produce original watercolor paintings that can be mono-printed onto watercolor paper. Our finished images can then be used to make Xerox copy notecards.

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BLUE Intensive: Indigo for Cloth and Paper

Adult: All Levels - 2018/4 WS2
July 7 & 8, Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Sun. 10:00 - 3:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $120 ($135 after July 5)
Non-member: $150 ($165 after July 5)
+ $30 material fee
Instructor: Catherine Cross

Discover the historic, cultural, and contemporary uses of indigo. Focus is hands-on vat dying with both organic commercial supplies and fresh leaf indigo grown in Carolina. Japanese Shibori techniques and ombre are explored. Sunday afternoon is devoted to resist applications including mud, beeswax, flour and easy commercial supplies. Experienced dyers are encouraged to bring in works-in-progress plus be inspired for new works. Develop a deeper understanding of what this color can mean, a portfolio of beautiful samples of indigo blue on cloth and paper, completed work, and motivation to include the indigo vat in your cloth and paper arts.

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The Botanical Print: Field to Sea

Adult: All Levels - 2018/4 WS3
July 11 & 12, Wed., 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Thurs. 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $60 ($75 after July 5)
Non-member: $80 ($95 after July 5)
+ $30 material fee
Instructor: Catherine Cross and Topher Alexander

From corn stalks and kale to palm fronds and sea weed - bring in your recycled sheets, pillow cases, tablecloths and natural fabrics of cotton, hemp, silk or linen for a large print experience. A vast array of botanicals and all of your printmaking supplies are provided. Technical support, encouragement and lots of inspiration will make this big print workshop a fun time to share with friends. Unique opportunity to print your own fabric on a large scale for future use as sewing projects or a nature inspired tablecloth. This workshop scaffolds the opportunity to learn about big prints and botanical printmaking with organic materials and inks.

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Photography

Street Photography: "I AM"

Adult: All Levels - 2018/4 WS4
July 21 & 22, Sat. 10:00 a.m - 1:00 pm, Sun. 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Pancoe
CAM member: $70 ($85 after July 17)
Non-member: $90 ($105 after July 17)
Instructor: Alan Cradick

Take it to the street to sharpen your portrait and intrapersonal skills. Registered students are emailed a location to meet on Saturday, where the random public is invited to spontaneously interact with workshop photographers. Learn the best equipment to use in street photography and the laws governing photography in public spaces.

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Painting

Beginning Oil Painting

Adult: Beginning - 2018/4 WS5
July 28, Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Studio 1
CAM member: $70 ($85 after July 24)
Non-member: $90 ($105 after July 24)
Instructor: Todd Carignan

Learn the basics for painting in oil using a limited number of colors. We focus on mixing colors, organizing your palette and applying paint to get the effects you desire.

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Painting

The Painted Nude in Acrylic

Adult: Intermediate - 2018/4 WS6
Aug. 4 & 5, Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Sun. 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Studio 1
CAM member: $100 ($115 after July 31)
Non-member: $120 ($135 after July 31)
+ $25 model fee paid to instructor
Instructor: Loraine Scalamoni

For students who want to paint the nude figure using acrylic paint as their medium. Acrylic allows a faster dry time and a possibly looser approach to rendering the figure. Previous experience working with live models is suggested.

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Sculpture

Origami

Adult: All Levels - 2018/4 WS7
Aug. 11, Sat., 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Studio 1
CAM member: $40 ($55 after Aug. 7)
Non-member: $50 ($65 after Aug. 7)
+ $10 material fee
Instructor: Mitzi Ito

Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding. It begins with a perfectly square piece of paper and can be folded into birds, flowers, animals, or anything that you can imagine. Some are very simply designs and some designs can be extremely complicated. All are beautiful and can be enjoyed by people of all ages.

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Photography

Photography: Studio Flash

Adult: Intermediate - 2018/4 WS8
Aug. 25 & 26, Sat. 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Sun. 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Studio 1
CAM member: $70 ($85 after Aug 21)
Non-member: $90 ($105 after Aug 21)
+ $10 model fee paid to instructor
Instructor: Alan Cradick

Become familiar and skilled in the basics of photography in a studio. Working with models in one and two light set-ups, the use of light meters, wireless, optic, and wired triggering devices will be explained.

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