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Mixed Media

​All About That Space

Participants will use stamps, stencils, papers, and acrylic paint to create a mixed media background on canvas board. A subject will be drawn onto the board and then defined by painting the negative space around the subject. No experience is necessary. All supples will be provided. Ages 12+; Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 

​Basic Leathercraft

Learn the basics of working with raw leather, including carving of designs, cutting, dying and painting. Students will starts with basic carving patterns and complete a small project involving all that we learned. Creating your own pet collar is a popular option for a completed project in this class. Students will need to purchase their own basic leather supply kit (will be discussed in first day of class) and CityArts will provide the leather, dyes, paints, and specialty tools. Ages 16+

​Collage and Assemblage

In this workshop we will be creating an abstract collage! Tearing, cutting, pasting and reassembling fragments of paper, found objects, or fabrics into a new art form is the basis of collage. We will be using multiple medias to create an amazing work of art. All supplies included.

Dragon Heads

In this class, students will be making a wearable dragon mask. The dragon heads will be made out of foam rubber, hot glue, spray paint and your imagination. All supplies included. Age 16+

Fiber Art

In this one day workshop, students will learn the basics of a fiber material of your choice, either crochet or embroidery. All supplies included. 16+

​Gel Printing Workshop

Gel printing is a form of printmaking using a reusable gel block. You can apply paint to it, add stencils, and texture. We will create multi-layered prints. All ages. All supplies provided.


Handmade Paper

Make your own paper in this 2 day workshop! You can bring in any recycled paper material, or use what we have available in our recycling bin. Students can also bring in local wildflower seeds to create seed paper! Handmade paper is relatively simple to make once you understand the process, and have all the materials. Come see if it’s right for you while all materials are provided. Students can create cards, or even add some simple printmaking. All ages welcome, needs a parent if under 16. All supplies provided.


​Heart Works - A Fiber Art Workshop

Participants will use muslin, tissue paper, acrylic paint, stamps, and stencils to create a unique piece of fabric. The fabric will be cut into hearts, sewn together, and stuffed to create a hanging ornament. Participants are encouraged to bring charms, buttons, or decorative ribbon to enhance the final product. No experience necessary. All supplies, except decorative items, will be provided. Age 12+; Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 

​Leather Pet Collars

In this class, students will be making leather pet collars (one inch or 1/2 inch) for a furry friend. Collars will be carved with patterns, stamped with names and colored with dyes or paint. Supplies will be discussed during first class. Age 13+

​Reed Light Sculptures

This lesson focuses on a modern example of two types of sculpture: abstract sculpture and light sculpture. Reed is an inexpensive and easy-to-use medium with diverse possibilities. Commonly used for functional items, in the hands of an artist reed can be formed into highly innovative fiber art. You will create one of a kind laminated paper and reed light sculptures. The structures can be simple in their design or they can become quite complex. They can be abstract or representative. It is a beautiful and unique art form. Age 16+

​Mixed Media Collage Workshop

Participants will use acrylic paint, deli sheets, and stencils to create a mixed media painting featuring a brid totem on a canvas. No experience is necessary. All supplies will be provided. 

Mixed Media Pumpkin Painting Workshop

Participants will use acrylic paints, tissue paper, and stencils to create a fun pumpkin painting on a 10 x 10 canvas. No experience is necessary. All supplies will be provided. Age 12+; Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. 

​Sassy Sunflower Collage Painting Workshop

Participants will use acrylic paints, stencils, and deli papers to create a unique mixed media sunflower collage on a 10 x 10 canvas. No experience is necessary. All supplies will be provided. Ages 12+; Children under 12 must be accomanied by an adult. 

  
  
  
  
  
  
Registration
All About That Space11/9Wed1-4pm$50B. Haynes
All About That Space12/17Sat10-1pm$50B. Haynes
Basic Leathercraft10/11-11/1Tue6-8pm$85G. Grillot
Basic Leathercraft10/15-11/5Sat1-3pm$85G. Grillot
Basic Leathercraft11/8-12/6Tue6-8pm$85G. Grillot
Basic Leathercraft11/12-12/10Sat1-3pm$85G. Grillot
Collage and Assemblage10/8Sat1-3pm$30S. Dyer
Collage and Assemblage12/3Sat1-3pm$30S. Dyer
Dragon Heads11/6-12/4Sun1-2:30pm$80G. Buettgenbach
Fiber Art Workshop10/22Sat12-2pm$30S. Dyer
Fiber Art Workshop12/10Sat12-2pm$30S. Dyer
Gel Printing Workshop11/8-11/15Tue2-3:30pm$40S. Dyer
Handmade Paper10/16-10/23Sun12-2pm$40S. Dyer
Handmade Paper11/13-11/20Sun12-2pm$40S. Dyer
Heart Works - A Fiber Art Workshop11/13Sun1-4pm$50B. Haynes
Heart Works - A Fiber Art Workshop12/2Fri4-7pm$50B. Haynes
Heart Works - A Fiber Art Workshop12/11Sun1-4pm$50B. Haynes
Leather Pet Collars10/15-11/5Sat10-12pm$85G. Grillot
Leather Pet Collars11/12-12/10Sat10-12pm$85G. Grillot
Mixed Media Collage Workshop11/4Fri4-7pm$50B. Haynes
Mixed Media Collage Workshop12/14Wed1-4pm$50B. Haynes
Mixed Media Pumpkin Painting Workshop10/19Wed1-4pm$50B. Haynes
Mixed Media Pumpkin Painting Workshop10/30Sun1-4pm$50B. Haynes
Mixed Media Pumpkin Painting Workshop11/12Sat10-1pm$50B. Haynes
Reed Light Sculptures10/13-11/3Thu6-7:30pm$80G. Buettgenbach
Sassy Sunflower Collage Painting Workshop10/16Sun1-4pm$50B. Haynes
Sassy Sunflower Collage Painting Workshop10/29Sat10-1pm$50B. Haynes
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