INTERMEDIATE TO ADVANCED WORKSHOP
Classes 10- 5 all days with 1 hour lunch.
$65 MATERIALS FEE PAID TO INSTRUCTOR
Location: AURORA STUDIO & GALLERY 207 COXE AVE. SUITE 11 ASHEVILLE, NC 28801
This three (3) day workshop will apply classical art guidelines, thoughtful design and modern art principles to create stunning, realistic and expressive mosaics.
This workshop is for intermediate and advanced mosaic artists who wish to elevate their mosaics to the next level. Michelle Sider, an artist and art teacher for over 40 years, will share tips for composition, drawing, value, color theory and mixing, andamento and precise cutting techniques to help students create works of stunning realism. This workshop brings it all together!
Students will work from their own still-life photo which has been approved or one provided by Michelle. We will be working directly on the substrate. After completion of the workshop, Michelle will answer questions and provide support to any student who needs assistance finishing their piece.
MDF 12" x 10" substrates will be provided. Michelle has some "special mosaic gifts for the students and will offer a handout and Powerpoint presentation. Students will bring both color and black and white images, also 12" x 10" that have been approved by Michelle. Other materials provided will be paint brushes, shared paints and adhesive. Students are also asked to bring their own glass. If not possible, Linda can pick some up for an additional fee.
A full-time mixed media artist from Michigan, Michelle’s work is characterized by a painterly style, rich colors, stunning realism, movement, expressive content and unexpected texture. Trained as a classical painter and sculptor from the University of Michigan art school, Michelle began her art career as a painter. In 2003, she began designing and creating mosaics for public spaces and community projects. For the past 6 years Michelle has focused on making smaller, self expressive mosaics. Creating and teaching art for over 40 years, Michelle combines years of practical knowledge and classroom experience to her highly informative classes and workshops.
Workshops take alot of work to prepare!! Folks will be refunded full price minus $100 administrative fee if cancelling more than 30 days in advance. Under 30 days, there is no refund.