Art in the Park with Carol Marie Vossler: Monotype with Gelli Prints ←
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Join The Wild Center this summer to awaken your talents in celebration of art and nature in the Adirondacks. Monday mornings in July and August, come explore the natural world with experienced Adirondack artists. In each three-hour class you will grow your art skills and learn new art techniques in areas such as watercolor, pastels, and mixed media. Every week features a different focus and offers new skills, so sign up for one or more. Museum admission is not included. Space is limited to twelve people per class, so please register soon. Basic materials are included.
In this workshop participants will learn how to make monotype prints pulled from a substrate called Gelli plates. The process is fun and immediate, cleaning the plate is quick and easy. Participants will learn how to use a variety of textures, color overlays, organic material and stencils, creating one of a kind works of art. Time will be taken to explain compositional choices and pattern designs!
Carol Vossler is founder and Artistic Director of BluSeed Studios in Saranac Lake and a full time faculty member of North Country Community College. Her newest body of work, inspired by her two past art exchanges with artists from Mazatlan Mexico, includes traditional and contemporary printmaking/papermaking methods. After completing her Forestry Degree at Paul Smith’s College in 1981, she worked with her husband David as a logger in their forestry business, V&P Forestry Co., for six years. In 1986 she began her studies at North Country Community College, and continued on to Plattsburgh State University where she finished her B.A. in studio arts. Vossler received her Master of Fine Arts degree in sculpture from Syracuse University in 1995. Her work optimizes the notion of collaboration, her experience as a logger and love for the outdoors is evident in her work.
Cost: $30 members/$40 non-members
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