Museum offering adult studio workshops for fall
The Education Department of the Florence County Museum announces its Adult Studio Workshops:
Autumn Series: 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Lunch break from noon to 1 p.m. Ten participant maximum. Registration required, for ages 16 plus. $75 per workshop or $200 for entire Autumn Series.
• Saturday, Sept. 23. Evidence: Begin The Work, Instructor Terry Jarrard-Dimond, professional artist.
This hands-on workshop explores ways to discover and develop new ideas and directions for your work. Working with the elements of chance and intention, we will create three studies using paper, fabric and india ink. The information generated by these exercises is very open and can be incorporated into many different types of artistic practice. All skill levels welcome.
• Saturday, Oct. 21: Analog Meets Digital. Instructor: Julie Mixon, professor of photography, Francis Marion University Analog meets digital in this hands-on photography workshop.
Participants will create their own one of a kind cyanotype prints using the sun. The cyanotype process dates back to the mid 1800s and is loved for its brilliant Prussian blue color. Digital methods will be introduced by creating digital inkjet negatives and by using a Purell Hand Sanitizer image transfer process to layer color onto the cyanotype print. All skill levels welcome.
• Saturday, Nov. 18: Block Printmaking 101. Instructor: Kimberly Washburn, Curator of Education, Florence County Museum.
Explore the art of Block Printmaking with this hands-on workshop. Participants will learn the block printmaking process from start to finish: including image design and transfer, linoleum and rubber block carving, inking, and printing on paper and fabric. Bring your design ideas and creativity. All skill levels welcome.