Discover Scratchboard: Ink and Graphite
Discover the potential and excitemento scratchboard, where contrasts intextures and values produce dramatic,luminous eects, and where, as in noother medium, ink is correctible! Allear o using ink is gone. Use pen andblade to combine black and whitelines and dots, which are the basis oink textures. Graphite pencil renderingcan achieve subtle, delicate eects.Demonstrations and examples show how to create a vast rangeo textures portraying subjects with detail and accuracy. Choose your avorite subjects rom nature and create a composition.Sketch, transer, and render in ink or pencil on white scratchboard.Use acquired techniques to convey orm, shading, textures, andspatial placement o each element o your composition. Worktoward completing at least one ink and/or one graphite pencilThe long-lost art o women’s paintedurniture uses watercolor and inkpainted and drawn onto wooden sur-aces to create delightul images. Thischarming work done by Americanschoolgirls, 1790-1830, was parto the curriculum in New Englandrural schools and academies. Learnthe techniques to paint and ink a16”x20” cradled birch panel stainedand prepared to accept the artwork.Patterns and accompanying colored photos rom antiqueoriginals will be provided or the project. The result: a lovelypiece o Americana to keep.
$170 member, $192
Natural Colors and Science of Art
Discover the amazing world o natural colors! Learn where colorscome rom, how we perceive them, and what we can create romthem. Explore “color as light” in an 18th century-style science lab,“color as pigment” in a 16th century-style scriptorium, and “coloras art” in a hands-on painting activity. We’ll touch upon subjectsranging rom early human history and the rst paintings on cavewalls up to modern day applications. Use natural pigments, bindersand other materials made rom animals, vegetables and mineralsto make homemade paint. Work with a number o natural paintpigments to create a cave-style miniature painting to take home.
$210 member, $257 non-member. All students are welcome,non-member. All students are welcome, with no prerequisites.(Pencil I and Color Mixing or Artists strongly recommended).
No reunds or registration cancellations ater December 30unless your seat can be illed.
• Fri. – Sat. Jan 21 – 22, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Betsy Krieg SalmBetsy Krieg Salm is a scholar, artisan and teacher o thelong-lost art o women’s painted urniture. She has exhibitedher own work at more than 60 prestigious shows. She alsolectures at museums and teaches woman’s painted urnitureornamentation or the Historical Society o Early AmericaDecoration, needlework guilds, colleges and art institutions.
Drawing on Tradition: Women’s Painted Furniture (1790 – 1830)
$210 member, $257 non-member.
No reunds or registration cancellations ater March17 unless your seat can be illed. Weekend Workshop
• Fri. – Sun., April 15 – 17, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Trudy NicholsonTrudy Nicholson is a reelance illustrator with many yearsexperience in medical and scientiic illustration. Her maininterest is portraying animals in their natural world with
accuracy and detail. For many years she has used the
medium o ink or pencil on scratchboard. Her work is eaturedin Scratchboard or Illustration by Ruth Lozner. Among thenumerous books that she has illustrated are Warner Shedd’sOwls Aren’t Wise and Bats Aren’t Blind and Carl Saina’sThe View rom Lazy Point. She has exhibited widely. Herenthusiasm or scratchboard is unbounded.with no prerequisites.
No reunds or registration cancellationsater January 15 unless your seat can be flled.
• Fri. – Sat., Feb. 18 – 19, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Rebeccah Cope, Raleigh, NCRebeccah Cope has taught “Natural Colors and the Science oArt” and “Primitive Paints o the Ancient Arts” in a variety osettings including the NC Botanical Gardens, the NC Museumo Art, NC State University and Meredith College in Raleigh.She is currently the Manager and Program Director o theHistoric Yates Mill County Park in Raleigh, NC.
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