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Workshop | Mixed Media Portraits in the Street Art Style
February 18 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm$120
MIXED MEDIA PORTRAITS in the STREET ART STYLE
Led by Janie Reisler
$120 (includes a $60 materials fee)
In this NEW WORKSHOP, attendees will focus on creating a self portrait or portrait, using mixed media elements with a Street Art Style. Today many artists of this genre choose celebrities to create a tribute of someone they admire and celebrate them in portraiture.
Prior to attending class, please choose the person, theme or concept to use in the workshop. Bring selfies and/or images in large black and white copies (no laser) images to incorporate into your piece, along with your creativity! We will demonstrate many techniques that street artists use today in their work, specifically inspired by artist STIKKI PEACHES of Montreal (first image below).
All materials included, except for images of your theme.
The techniques include:
- Proper collage technique
- Gold leaf application
- Photo transfers with gel medium
- Graffiti typography
- A brief history of the street art style
Students will be learning about a handful of muralists as well as their drawing techniques to draw inspiration from their work.
Envision YOUR PROJECT as a JOURNEY. Start thinking about a main theme or event you’d like to build upon. Varnish will be done at home, yet proper technique will be demonstrated in the session. You’re encouraged to register early, as the instructor will be sending out some notes to prepare you for this hands-on workshop. Take notes, Google STREET ART, MURAL ART, MODERN MIXED MEDIA ART and start the process of putting together IDEAS. This WORKSHOP is an EXPERIENCE that you will surely grow creatively from and move on into a NEW DIRECTION in your future projects.
Scholarship opportunities are available, so please contact Arts Warehouse if you are interested in applying for a workshop scholarship in order to attend.
WORKSHOP SCHEDULE (subject to change)
10:30am Workshop Begins
1:00pm Quick Break for Lunch Please bring food or beverage of your choice for the lunch break. Arts Warehouse has a large refrigerator where items may be stored as well ase a microwave if needed. Bedner’s Market is just a short walk away with fresh made soups, salads, and sandwiches available as well.
3:00pm Workshop is dismissed
MATERIALS LIST All materials will be provided, including this list below.
MATERIALS FEE PER PERSON: $60 *which is included in the workshop fee.
- LARGE PRESSED WOOD BOARD
- Gesso and roller to use for your primary basecoat
- Clear Glue
- Assorted Paints
- Masking Tape
- Sponge brushes
- Sharpie Pen
- Water cups
- Glue stick
- Paint Brushes
- Old magazines
- Painters tape
- Tissue paper
Please feel free to bring ART SUPPLIES you have at home to make it truly unique:
- A used journal, pad or sketch book
- Glue gun
- Foreign Newspapers
- Coloring Books
- Old Comic Books
- Tissue paper/Wrapping Paper
- Old Photographs
- Old Sketches and Art work
- Cord, Raffia, Foil Wrap…BE CREATIVE!
** Please note, Refunds will be processed only if requested 72+ hours prior to scheduled workshop date/time. No refund will be given if requested less than seventy two (72) hours until scheduled workshop time for any reason. Only one ticket transfer will be allowed per person per workshop type, and will only occur if requested outside of the 72 hour mark of the registered workshop. To request a refund and cancel your ticket, please call 561-330-9614**
About the Instructor:
Janie Reisler is a new resident to South Florida coming from Montreal, Canada. She is an artist, graphic designer, graduate art historian and educator and has been teaching many art styles for over 30 years. These styles include classical life drawing, 3D design, fashion illustration, drawing from the live model, decorative painting, collage, recycled/upcycled art and currently the trending, MIXED MEDIA/ STREET ART STYLE. She is thrilled to bring her passion and expertise to the Arts Warehouse in DELRAY BEACH.