CANCELLED:The Art of Collage

Collaging is the art of sticking various different materials such as photographs, pieces of paper or fabric on to a backing. In this class, students will learn about the aesthetics of collage, melding the ideas of reality and fiction as the instructor guides them through the process of creating their own piece using everyday materials. 

Most of the supplies are provided, but feel free to bring any materials you’d like to incorporate into your collage piece.

Sunday, May 15
10 am – 2 pm

Instructor: Sogand Tabatabaei
Ages: Adult (15+) | All Levels

The Art of Collage

Collaging is the art of sticking various different materials such as photographs, pieces of paper or fabric on to a backing. In this class, students will learn about the aesthetics of collage, melding the ideas of reality and fiction as the instructor guides them through the process of creating their own piece using everyday materials. 

Most of the supplies are provided, but feel free to bring any materials you’d like to incorporate into your collage piece.

Sunday, April 10
10 am – 2 pm

Instructor: Sogand Tabatabaei
Ages: Adult (15+) | All Levels

The Art of Collage

Collaging is the art of sticking various different materials such as photographs, pieces of paper or fabric on to a backing. In this class, students will learn about the aesthetics of collage, melding the ideas of reality and fiction as the instructor guides them through the process of creating their own piece using everyday materials. 

Most of the supplies are provided, but feel free to bring any materials you’d like to incorporate into your collage piece.

Sunday, March 13
10 am – 2 pm

Instructor: Sogand Tabatabaei
Ages: Adult (15+) | All Levels

The Art of Collage

Collaging is the art of sticking various different materials such as photographs, pieces of paper or fabric on to a backing. In this class, students will learn about the aesthetics of collage, melding the ideas of reality and fiction as the instructor guides them through the process of creating their own piece using everyday materials. 

Most of the supplies are provided, but feel free to bring any materials you’d like to incorporate into your collage piece.  

Sunday, February 13
10 am – 2 pm

Instructor: Sogand Tabatabaei
Ages: Adult 15 and up | All Levels

Supply list:

  • 9”x12” watercolor sketchbook

Optional:

  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Glue or Glue Stick
  • Scissors or X-acto knife

 

The Art of Collage

Collaging is the art of sticking various different materials such as photographs, pieces of paper or fabric on to a backing. In this class, students will learn about the aesthetics of collage, melding the ideas of reality and fiction as the instructor guides them through the process of creating their own piece using everyday materials. 

Most of the supplies are provided, but feel free to bring any materials you’d like to incorporate into your collage piece.  

Sunday, January 16
10 am – 2 pm

Instructor: Sogand Tabatabaei
Ages: Adult 15 and up | All Levels

Supply list:

  • 9”x12” watercolor sketchbook

Optional:

  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Glue or Glue Stick
  • Scissors or X-acto knife.

 

The Art of Collage

Collaging is the art of sticking various different materials such as photographs, pieces of paper or fabric on to a backing. In this class, students will learn about the aesthetics of collage, melding the ideas of reality and fiction as the instructor guides them through the process of creating their own piece using everyday materials. 

Most of the supplies are provided, but feel free to bring any materials you’d like to incorporate into your collage piece.  

Sunday, December 12
10 am – 2 pm

Instructor: Sogand Tabatabaei
Ages: Adult 15 and up | All Levels

Supply list:

  • 9”x12” watercolor sketchbook

Optional:

  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Glue or Glue Stick
  • Scissors or X-acto knife

 

From Sheep to Yarn

This class will explore the origins of yarn. Taking raw wool freshly sheared from local sheep, students will wash it, card it, spin it into yarn and dye it. Students will finish the class with a custom skein of yarn that they have made from start to finish. All materials to be supplied by instructor. 

Tuesday and Wednesday, June 22 and 23
6 – 9 pm 

Instructor: Lauren Gandolfo
Ages: 
15 and up | All Levels

 

Watercolor Techniques: Batik Method on Rice Paper

Take your watercolors to the next level with this fun method of using the batik method of applying hot wax to save and build layers of color. Together, we will create a painting on rice paper, which adds an extra element of interest and texture. Instructor will guide students through the batik process, while assisting each student with color mixing, composition and values to create a focal point in their work. A fairly simple drawing will be provided by the instructor for students to use, but students are also free to bring a reference image to draw out on their own. A working knowledge of watercolor painting is preferred; this class is not for absolute beginners to the medium.

Sunday, August 29
10 am – 3 pm

Instructor: Ronnie Rector
Ages: Adult (15+) / Working knowledge of watercolor painting is recommended.

Supply list:

• Black Micron Pen or other waterproof fine-line pen
• Watercolor brushes, flats or rounds or both, your choice. Bring your preference for working in large to small areas of a painting.
• Watercolor paints of your choice
• Watercolor palette of your choice. I recommend having a few good-sized mixing areas, but bring whatever you’re comfortable working with
• Water Container
• Roll of Paper Towel
• Masking Tape
• Sack lunch

 

Watercolor Techniques: Batik Method on Rice Paper

Take your watercolors to the next level with this fun method of using the batik method of applying hot wax to save and build layers of color. Together, we will create a painting on rice paper, which adds an extra element of interest and texture. Instructor will guide students through the batik process, while assisting each student with color mixing, composition and values to create a focal point in their work. A fairly simple drawing will be provided by the instructor for students to use, but students are also free to bring a reference image to draw out on their own. A working knowledge of watercolor painting is preferred; this class is not for absolute beginners to the medium.

Sunday, June 13
10 am – 3 pm

Instructor: Ronnie Rector

Ages: Adult (15+) | Working knowledge of watercolor painting is recommended.

Supply list:

  • Black Micron Pen or other Waterproof Fine-Line Pen, Watercolor brushes, flats or rounds or both, your choice. Bring your preference for working in large to small areas of a painting, Watercolor paints of your choice, Watercolor palette of your choice.

 

Box Making: Three Drawer Box

Not only for housing books, hand made boxes have a variety of functions. This course will teach the basics of decorative box construction. Students will create a durable and lasting box with three drawers. The instructor will provide one of a kind hand marbled fabrics for students to choose from, with which to cover their box.

 

By mastering the basic template for this box model, students will gain the necessary skills for other varieties of boxes, while also enhancing their bookbinding skills. The instructor will bring a sample collection of boxes for discussion of aesthetics and design to be used throughout the workshop.

Wednesday, July 8
10 am – 5 pm

Instructor: Pietro Accardi
Ages: Adult (15+) / All levels

 

Covid 19 Museum School Policies:

– All students will be requested to wear a mask for the duration of their visit inside the Museum school. Mask will be provided upon request.

– Please exercise social distancing when in close proximity to other students and staff. Class sizes and seating arrangements have been changed to allow for 6 feet of social distance.

– Please note, snacks and drinks will no longer be distributed during class. Students are encouraged to bring their own personal water bottle and snack if needed to class.

– Please do not attend class if you or anyone in your household (including anyone who you have experience close contact with over the last 14 days) are feeling ill. To request a refund or options to reschedule please email Jen.Henry@nevadaart.org