Art Day, October 19, 2019

Save the Date: Art Day/Mane Event October 19, 2019 “Before Art Day I was not sure what I wanted to do or where I wanted to go to college. I came out of Art Day knowing, and I got a scholarship. Now I am a sophomore here at Texas A&M

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October 19, 2019

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2200 Campbell St, Commerce, TX 75428   View map

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Save the Date: Art Day/Mane Event October 19, 2019

“Before Art Day I was not sure what I wanted to do or where I wanted to go to college. I came out of Art Day knowing, and I got a scholarship. Now I am a sophomore here at Texas A&M University-Commerce doing something I love!” Jordan OrtLoff

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

8:00-8:30a.m. Check-In & Refreshments (Pick up art packets)
Pick up your art workshop agendas at the art table
Enter to win Art Portfolio Scholarships
Senior high school students and transfer students eligible
Drop off ART PORTFOLIOS at the art table
*Late registration after 9:15 a.m. will be located in the main art building, Art Office

9:15-10:00a.m
Mane Event Academic Session #1
This is your chance to meet some of your future professors! They have prepared an interactive experience to showcase all of the possibilities that await you! Academic Sessions listed on the pack of Mane Event Agenda

10:15 a.m.-11:00a.m.
Parent Session/The Facts and Nothing but the Facts/Dr. William Wadley
Main Art Building/Conference Room 105
Limit: no registration required

An overview of the Department of Art and the different programs and opportunities offered

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

1- Airbrush Painting on T-shirts Workshop/Gerard Huber
Main Art Building/room 202
Limit: 8
Students will design, cut their own stencils and airbrush their own t-shirt.
**Students need to bring:
One pre-washed white t-shirt (if the t-shirt is not pre-washed the sizing will repel the paint) and Inspiration
All other 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 Plexiglas 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 long-sleeved work shirt. Bisque ware, brushes and glazes will be provided.

5- 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.

6- 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 Plexiglas. Using a provided black and white photograph, a 3”x4” piece of Plexiglas, and a scribe, you will etch the image into the Plexiglas, 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.

7-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.

8-Illuminated Sculpture/Jareth Arcane
Main Art Building/room 205
Limit: 10
Using everyday materials, participants will create a sculpture that will be lit from the inside. This project can be easily adapted to be made simpler or more complex.
All other materials will be provided.

9-Into the Darkroom with Pinhole Photography/Vaughn Wascovich
WTFA Room 214
Limit: 10
Come spend time in the darkroom! We will touch upon the basic workings and history of pinhole photography. Each participant will create their own – one of a kind pinhole image. Experience and watch the magic of a print develop into a picture right before your eyes. All materials will be provided.

Creating Abstracted Compositions with Charcoal, Inks, and Cold Wax Medium/Jane Cornish Smith
Main Art Building room 201
Limit: 10
Learn to create strong compositions with mark-making tools and scrapers!  Students will manipulate sanded charcoal, colorful alcohol inks, and cold wax medium into cool 2-d designs. Value, contrast, variation, repetition, texture, and shape will be addressed. Using photo references of objects and nature as a launching point, workshop participants will make several pieces on slick mineral paper to take home and enjoy.

10-Inkjet Print Transfers using Hand Sanitizer/Brandon Hudson
Print lab WTFA Limit: 8
Learn how to transfer a photograph using an inkjet printer and hand sanitizer. Use any photograph you like and create a one-of-a-kind print. Also, use drawing materials such as colored pencils to alter images to be transferred. Learn how this process changes your photo with its many potential possibilities.
Materials provided, but students are welcome to bring 1 or 2 of their own image files.

11- Glass Fusing/Joseph Daun
Sculpture Lab
Limit: 10
Participants will make and learn to fuse glass right in the microwave oven creating stunning pendants; fashionable earrings; snazzy bracelets and much more. All materials and tools will be provided.

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

Creating Abstracted Compositions with Charcoal, Inks, and Cold Wax Medium/Jane Cornish Smith
Main Art Building room 201
Limit: 10
Learn to create strong compositions with mark-making tools and scrapers!  Students will manipulate sanded charcoal, colorful alcohol inks, and cold wax medium into cool 2-d designs. Value, contrast, variation, repetition, texture, and shape will be addressed. Using photo references of objects and nature as a launching point, workshop participants will make several pieces on slick mineral paper to take home and enjoy.

12- Airbrush Painting on T-shirts Workshop/Gerard Huber
Main Art Building/room 202 Limit: 8
Students will design, cut their own stencils and airbrush their own t-shirt.
**Students need to bring:
One pre-washed white t-shirt (if the t-shirt is not pre-washed the sizing will repel the paint) and Inspiration
All other materials will be provided.

13-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 Plexiglas and double-sided adhesive polymer material to solidify the imagery and the idea itself.
All other materials will be provided.

14- 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.

15- 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 long-sleeved work shirt. Bisque ware, brushes, and glazes will be provided.

16- 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.

17- 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 Plexiglas. Using a provided black and white photograph, a 3”x4” piece of Plexiglas, and a scribe, you will etch the image into the Plexiglas, 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.

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

20- Inkjet Print Transfers using Hand Sanitizer/Brandon Hudson
Print lab WTFA Limit: 8
Learn how to transfer a photograph using an inkjet printer and hand sanitizer. Use any photograph you like and create a one-of-a-kind print. Also, use drawing materials such as colored pencils to alter images to be transferred. Learn how this process changes your photo with its many potential possibilities.
Materials provided, but students are welcome to bring 1 or 2 of their own image files.

21- Glass Fusing/Joseph Daun
Sculpture Lab
Limit: 10
Participants will make and learn to fuse glass right in the microwave oven creating stunning pendants; fashionable earrings; snazzy bracelets and much more. All materials and tools will be provided.

Free CPE Hours for Teachers: Earn CPE hours in an afternoon workshop while your students attend workshops.
Please email Marilyn.Thompson@Tamuc.edu
Your name will be added to the list of attendees for the below workshop.

Responsive Drawing to Stimulates Creative Thinking/Tanner Harmening
Main Art Building/room 202
Limit: 10
Participants will begin with different sheets of paper that have a small pre-drawn image on them. The participants will draw names from a cup of things to draw such as a fish, house, etc. Participants will have 5 min to draw something that related to the name they pulled out while tying it into the image that was already on the paper before them, and then pass the paper around and draw another name. At the end, teachers will be able to take home a drawing. This is a great way to get your students creative juices flowing.

3:00 Portfolio Scholarship Awards/ Reception
Main Art Building Art 111

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 a 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

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