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Winter Workshop

Imaginary Creatures

In this workshop that combines sculpture and mixed-media; young artists will create an imaginary creature and a background environment it lives in. After creating a creature out of plasticine, they will practice their drawing skills by drawing their creature. They will then add an environment for their creature using mixed-media collage and paint. This workshop engages artists in both 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional media, as well as drawing and collage. Artists are given creative choices, and use their imagination, as well as planning and problem solving skills. Vocabulary such as “2-dimensional,” “3-dimensional” and “imaginary” will be discussed. Instruction will be differentiated according to students’ individual needs and preferences.