Marabu Mixed Media Mania Workshop at Arts Unbound's Art Bender weekend
Saturday, May 6, 1 - 3 pm
Arts Unbound Gallery
544 Freeman Street, Orange, NJ 07050
I will demonstrate mixed media techniques using these exciting new products from Germany: Art Crayon water soluble wax crayons; Acryl Mousse ground for pastels, acrylics and watercolors; Art Spray fine mist acrylic sprays; And Easy Marble resin marbling solution for marbling 3-D objects, paper etc. Hands-on workshop with demos. $10 suggested donation to benefit Arts Unbound, a nonprofit that provides vocational and exhibition opportunities to people living with disabilities.
What's an ArtBender? It's art-making all day and night in the Arts Unbound Gallery, from noon, Saturday May 6, to noon, Sunday, May 7. Free to the public, but donations encouraged! Project materials provided (you may also bring your own). Come express your creativity! There will also be a celebration and silent auction on Friday, May 12, from 6-8pm. $20. Please visit the ArtBender website for more info and a schedule of events.
Love making the work but hate the business side of being an artist? Beefing up your business skills will help take some of the pain out of the process! Ideal for artists at every career stage, the course will help you find strategies to move your art business to the next level. Course topics include setting goals and creating business plans specifically for artists, small business organizational tools, business licenses and resale numbers, NJ sales tax requirements for in-state and out-of-state sales, and using web, social media and other platforms for promoting and selling your work, residencies and grants for artists. Participants will also be offered opportunity for individual consultation.
Spring dates will be announced soon
West Orange Arts Center
551 Valley Rd, West Orange, NJ 07052 973-325-0151
Optional private consultation for class participants (45 minutes) also available: $40 additional fee
One-on-one consultation with instructor Gayle Mahoney. She will assess the components of your art business and make recommendations just for you about setting up your finances, finding the right market for your work, and pricing and marketing your work.
Discover how you can use the fluidity of watercolor to paint beautiful landscapes, still life, florals and more. Through weekly demonstrations and in-class projects, you will learn a variety of techniques and approaches to many kinds of painting subjects. We will unlock the mysteriesof watercolor materials and discover what materials work best for your style. You will also learn how to love and engage the accidental aspects of watercolor and how to plan and compose paintings with special consideration for the qualities and quirks of this fun and fascinating medium. Classes include weekly demonstrations, guided projects to stretch your skills, and individualized guidance for painters at any level.
Tuesdays, 7-9:30 PM – $250 for 10 week course
New classes will start in April