Batik (MH) 3-8 hrs Create stunning and colorful works of art using the wax-resist process. Great for creating large, colorful banners or flags.
Batik Self Portraits (MH) 5-8 hrs Digital photos will be taken, printed out; and students will use a thin sharpie and pieces of acetate to trace the outlines of their faces. These will be copied and enlarged. A white cloth will be placed over them and students will trace the lines they have drawn using hot wax. They will use acrylic paint to color the self portraits.
Expressive Self Portraits (EMH) 2-5 hrs Each student will draw self-portraits that clearly express an emotion. Digital photos will be taken, printed out; and students will use a thin sharpie and pieces of acetate to trace the outlines of their faces. These will be copied and enlarged, and students can use colored pencils or watercolor to complete the self-portraits.
Giant Puppets (MH) 5-10 hrs Create giant puppets that can tower over a crowd. Great for parades and festivals!
Mask-Making (EMH) 2-5 hrs Create masks suitable for wearing or as an art object
Shadow Puppets (EMH) 2-5 hrs
Create your own puppet show! A wide variety of materials and methods to choose from.
Reed Sculpture (MH) 2-10 hrs Students will work individually or in groups to create frame sculptures using reed that they will cover with tissue paper. Suitable for creating small lanterns or giant puppets.
I can also create a residency tailored to your specific needs. Some of my favorite and/or most successful residencies, such as ceramics have been the result of a request to fill a particular need. Please contact me for more information.