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Art Educators Workshop, Friday, April 26, 2019

April 26

$25

9:00-9:30a.m. Check-In & Refreshments (Pick up packets)
Main Art Building, University Art Gallery
Pick up your art workshop agendas

9:30-9:50 a.m Welcome and Door Prizes (Courtesy of Sargent Art)
Join Dr. Wadley as he welcomes participants to the Department of Art and shares information about our programs.

10:00 a.m.-12:00p.m. Morning Workshops

1-Black and White Conté on Gray Toned Paper Workshop/Gerard Huber
Main Art Building/room 201
Limit: 10
That Extra 3-D Effect: Learn how to achieve that “extra 3-D effect” in your drawings by using black and white conté crayon on toned charcoal paper. Participants will draw the figure and achieve startling effects through balancing attention to both highlights and shadows. All materials will be provided.

2-Collage: Mixed-media Assemblage/Brian Weaver
WTFA 129
Limit: 12
Students will work with found text and images to create postcard sized imagery that elicits emotive content and ideas. The various art images created will then be encased under a plexiglass and double-sided adhesive polymer material to solidify the imagery and the idea itself.

3- A Modern Twist to Ancient Sand Painting/Renee Wallace
Main Art Building/room 206
Limit: 10
Participants will use colored sand on a sticker to create interesting and colorful images which will focus on texture, balance, and unity. All materials will be provided.

4- Raku Ceramics Workshop/Pati Dye
WTFA/room 116
Limit: 10
Learn the ancient traditional Japanese method of firing called Raku. Each participant will be given a ceramic plate to decorate with glaze and then will participate in the firing of their piece. Bring a ling-sleeved work shirt. Bisque ware, brushes and glazes will be provided.

5-Abstracted Landscapes using Cold Wax Medium and Oil/Jane Cornish Smith
Main Art Building/room 202
Limit 10.
Explore the many possibilities of landscape painting with cold wax, oil, powders, mineral spirits, mark making tools, scrapers, and paper! Composition, contrast, and depth will be explored, along with a budget and kid-friendly version using tempera and glue. All materials will be provided.

6- Twist and Shout: Bookmaking/Christine Blackhurst
Main Art Building, room 103A
Limit: 10
Learn how to make a spiral bound sketchbook. In this workshop, participants will create each aspect of a spiral bound sketchbook including; cutting paper to size, fashioning covers, and making the coil binding.
All materials and tools will be provided.

7- Make Your Mark, Dry Point Etching/Emily Broussard
WTFA/room 213
Limit: 5
In this workshop, you will be learning a brief history of printmaking and the contemporary method of etching into plexiglass. Using a provided black and white photograph, a 3”x4” piece of plexiglass, and a scribe, you will etch the image into the plexiglass, ink the plate, run it through the press, and behold! You will experience the magic of your first print! So, come join Emily Broussard and in this unparalleled experience in art making, and MAKE YOUR MARK! All materials will be provided.

8-Digital Photographic Manipulations/Leigh Merrill
WTFA 207
Limit: 10
In this workshop participants, will work in Photoshop to learn how to do simple
techniques to create amalgamations, anaglyphs, text-edited glitch imagery, and more. All materials will be provided.

9-Illuminated Sculpture/Jareth Arcane and Leanne Bryant
Main Art Building/room 205
Limit: 10 limit
Using everyday materials, participants will create a sculpture that will be lit from the inside. This project can be easily adapted to be made more simple or more complex.

12:00-1:00p.m. Lunch
Mane Cafeteria, Sam Rayburn Student Center
Dine with fellow attendees in our buffet-style dining hall.

1:00 p.m.-3:00p.m. Afternoon Workshops

10-Black and White Conté on Gray Toned Paper Workshop/Gerard Huber
Main Art Building/room 201
Limit: 10
That Extra 3-D Effect: Learn how to achieve that “extra 3-D effect” in your drawings by using black and white conté crayon on toned charcoal paper. Participants will draw the figure and achieve startling effects through balancing attention to both highlights and shadows. All materials will be provided.

11-Collage: Mixed-media Assemblage/Brian Weaver
WTFA 129
Limit: 12
Students will work with found text and images to create postcard sized imagery that elicits emotive content and ideas. The various art images created will then be encased under a plexiglass and double-sided adhesive polymer material to solidify the imagery and the idea itself

12- A Modern Twist to Ancient Sand Painting/Renee Wallace
Main Art Building/room 206
Limit: 10
Participants will use colored sand on a sticker to create interesting and colorful images which will focus on texture, balance, and unity. All materials will be provided.

13- Raku Ceramics Workshop/Pati Dye
WTFA/room 116
Limit: 10
Learn the ancient traditional Japanese method of firing called Raku. Each participant will be given a ceramic plate to decorate with glaze and then will participate in the firing of their piece. Bring a ling-sleeved work shirt. Bisque ware, brushes and glazes will be provided.

14-Abstracted Landscapes using Cold Wax Medium and Oil/Jane Cornish Smith
Main Art Building/room 202
Limit 10.
Explore the many possibilities of landscape painting with cold wax, oil, powders, mineral spirits, mark making tools, scrapers, and paper! Composition, contrast, and depth will be explored, along with a budget and kid-friendly version using tempera and glue. All materials will be provided.

15- Twist and Shout: Bookmaking/Christine Blackhurst
Main Art Building, room 103A
Limit: 10
Learn how to make a spiral bound sketchbook. In this workshop, participants will create each aspect of a spiral bound sketchbook including; cutting paper to size, fashioning covers, and making the coil binding.
All materials and tools will be provided.

16- Make Your Mark, Dry Point Etching/Emily Broussard
WTFA/room 213
Limit: 5
In this workshop, you will be learning a brief history of printmaking and the contemporary method of etching into plexiglass. Using a provided black and white photograph, a 3”x4” piece of plexiglass, and a scribe, you will etch the image into the plexiglass, ink the plate, run it through the press, and behold! You will experience the magic of your first print! So, come join Emily Broussard in this unparalleled experience in art making, and MAKE YOUR MARK! All materials will be provided.

17-Illuminated Sculpture/Jareth Arcane and Leanne Bryant
Main Art Building/room 205 Limit: 10 limit Using everyday materials, participants will create a sculpture that will be lit from the inside. This project can be easily adapted to be made more simple or more complex.

Note: Teachers wishing to pay with district check can register through email to Marilyn Thompson (Marilyn.Thompson@tamuc.edu). If you wish to pay with credit card please do so online through the Marketplace.

$25 Nonrefundable fee: This fee covers the cost of supplies and lunch.

Department of Art

P.O. Box 3011, Commerce, TX 75429-3011
Phone (903) 886-5208, 
Fax (903) 886-5987

MOTEL and BED & BREAKFAST ACCOMMODATIONS:

Magnuson Hotel
2207 Culver St.
Commerce, TX
, 903-886-4777

Country Living with a Modern Twist
Commerce (Located 5 minutes from Texas A&M University-Commerce)
Airbnb.com/rooms/15889900
$139 per night

Venue

The University Gallery, Art 103
2005 University Dr, , TX 75428
Commerce, TX 75428 United States

Organizer

Marilyn Thompson
Phone:
(903) 886-5208
Email:
Marilyn.Thompson@tamuc.edu