Friday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Jan 18 - Mar 22 8 Sessions
No Class Feb. 22, Mar. 8
Tuition: $400.00 $25 material fee included in tuition Enter the collage lab and get experimental with techniques applied to design elements in your collage art work. This vigorous 2-D investigation includes experiments with: tactile and visual texture, visual rhythm, and the complex world of photomontage. Investigate the unexpected using unusual art materials combined with acrylics, paper, scissors, found low- relief, textiles, scavenged imagery and all sorts of glue! The wide range of materials explored in the experiments offer each student new inroads to collage, creativity, and the art of the mixed media mash-up! Classes are designed for all levels and include generous attention to individual works in progress.
Friday, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Apr 05 - May 31 8 Sessions
Tuition: $400.00 $25 material fee included in tuition
Embellished surfaces using mixed media is the frontier for unique collage design. Create a portfolio of resist painted, paste patterned, marbled and uniquely textured papers for the painted paper collage projects. Learn to use your own photographs as inspiration for collage compositions. Begin to interpret and shape your collage using the painted paper technique. This method expands the imagination and collage horizon for everyone interested in self-expression using collage composition. Mixed media melds paper and paint with both traditional and nontraditional materials students often long to explore. Classes are designed for all levels and include generous attention to individual works in progress.
Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Jun 01 - Jun 02 2 Days
Tuition: $169.00 $25 material fee included in tuition In this workshop, collage is used to bring content into our discovery of basic book forms. It opens the door for students interested in book binding and construction, embellished journals, visual sketch books and variations on artist books. Learn four basic book forms: accordion fold, pamphlet stitch, Japanese stab binding and 4- Room Book. Use collage for narrative or 2-D designs and explore basic paper engineering like pop-ups for enhanced visual story telling. Discover the book- collage idea as art and learn how it brings together the book as both object and idea, empowering it to become a potent creation in the hands of artists worldwide.
class Thursdays 6-7:30 pm weekly At Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health
March 3-8, 2013 AtKripalu Center for Yoga and Health
Is your inner artist searching for a creative sanctuary? Does your spiritual life need a a sacred playground? Reboot your expressive soul during this vibrant, energizing retreat for women.
Guided to your creative zone by collage artist and spiritual activist, Karen Arp-Sandel, learn to collage, draw and paint the richness of your “deep seeing” into the pages of your visionary Collage-a-Day journal.
Supported by the relaxed sisterhood of women in community, begin to take your Yoga off the mat and into your world more fully. In this women’s retreat you will:
Let’s celebrate the divine energy of spring by connecting with nature’s vibrancy here in the Berkshires. Embody the power of experiential learning through daily Yoga, labyrinth ritual , mindfulness and intentional art. Transformation is within our reach, when we meditate on these profound and simple words; “Be the Change you want to see in the world.” ( Mahatma Gandhi)
$25 materials fee: All materials for V.V.C. workshop projects will be provided by the instructor.
Participants are invited to bring their collage and mixed media stash and tools including: decorative papers, old photos ( 35 mm) for altered photo techniques, photos to use as collage elements, pens, scissors, rubber stamps and inks, embellishments, punches, found papers, postage stamps, maps, textiles,up-cycled materials and other inspirations.
Yoga & meditation practice is scheduled M-Th with Karen in program room.
2nd Grade -Earth ,Sky, Water : Mixed media creations after school art program Kriplau Center for Yoga and Health
January 25- Feb1: Yoga Teacher Training: postponed until June 2013
March 6, 2013 7:00-9:00 PM
9AM -5PM Lunch served 12-1PM
6PM- 9PM Dinner and a movie. Evening screening of “ Who Does She Think She IS?” and panel discussion 28 Renne Avenue Pittsfield, MA 01201 (413) 499-9348