Arts Briefs

Arts Briefs

Roush offers cold-wax workshop

Homer artist Karen Roush presents a workshop in cold-wax painting from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Homer Council on the Arts. Students will learn the basic concepts and techniques of oil/cold wax painting, and to incorporate other media including oil pigment sticks, pencils, charcoal, powdered pigments, and oil pastel. Techniques include methods of application, building depth and texture, and unique mark-making. Students will have plenty of time to create their own samples for future use as well as create one or more pieces. The workshop structure is relaxed and appropriate for artists at all levels. The fee is $155 for HCOA members and $186 for nonmembers. Registration includes a $40 materials fee. To register, call 235-4288 or visit http://www.homerart.org/calendar/coldwaxandoilworkshop.

Celebrate spring with Crane Teachings

Celebrate the birds return by joining local environmental artist Mavis Muller in a two-hour workshop called Crane Teachings: Inspiration & Insight from the Majestic Migratory Sandhill Cranes. Muller has written and illustrated the workbook which comes with 20 color flash cards. Classes are held 1-3 p.m. on May 10, 11, 12, 13 from at her Cranehaven Studio of Art & Nature, 58335 Cranewings Court, Homer. The cost is $35; keep your workbook. To sign up, call 907-299-1478; space is limited.

“These teachings are gifts of inspiration and insight,” Muller said. “The cards are a fun way to open the door to a way of thinking, a way of being; a door to a new world speaking to us through the ways of these wise sky travelers.”

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