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DROP IN FIGURE DRAWING

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Dates: Wednesdays, June 1 – August 24 Times: 6 – 8 PM Practice your figure drawing skills during this weekly drop-in workshop. Each session will begin with warm-up gesture drawings and will include […]

COLLAGE: METHOD AND METAPHOR

Instructor Name: Stephen Maine Date: July 9, 2022 Time: 10:00 – 5:00 A truly democratic art form, collage requires few technical skills, yet its conceptual reach is boundless. Collage employs spatial disruption as an organizing principle, its interplay of fragmentation and continuity accommodating and even celebrating contingencies of concept, process, and form. Suited to artists […]

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DROP IN FIGURE DRAWING

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Dates: Wednesdays, June 1 – August 24 Times: 6 – 8 PM Practice your figure drawing skills during this weekly drop-in workshop. Each session will begin with warm-up gesture drawings and will include a variety of longer poses. No instruction is provided, and artists will need to bring their own materials. Suggested materials include: charcoal, graphite, colored pencils, […]

THE FUNDAMENTALS OF COLOR AND COMPOSITION

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Instructor Name: Ethan Newman Date: July 16, 2022 Time(s): 10:00 – 1:00 What makes a successful composition? This workshop will explore the critical role of composition in painting and drawing, […]

SALT PRINT PHOTOGRAMS

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Instructor Name: Luther Gerlach Date: July 16, 2022 Time: 10:00 – 4:00 Invented by Henry Fox Talbot in the early 1830s, salt prints are the earliest photographs on paper. For […]

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DROP IN FIGURE DRAWING

Dates: Wednesdays, June 1 – August 24 Times: 6 – 8 PM Practice your figure drawing skills during this weekly drop-in workshop. Each session will begin with warm-up gesture drawings and will include a variety of longer poses. No instruction is provided, and artists will need to bring their own materials. Suggested materials include: charcoal, graphite, colored pencils, […]

VISIBLE MENDING

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Instructor Name: Sophia DeJesus-Sabella Date: July 21, 2022 Time: 10:00  - 1:00 Darning is the technique of mending a hole in cloth by stitching and interweaving yarn by hand. The process incorporates […]

DRAWING FROM NATURE / EXPLORATION AND EXPRESSION

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Instructor Name: Kait Lennon Date: July 23, 2022 Time: 10:00 – 2:00 Workshop Description This workshop will have us reconnecting with nature and ourselves, to slow down, focus and observe. Venturing outside, we’ll pull inspiration from the landscape around us. Whether you feel a strong connection to a particular plant, the dance of the leaves […]

FIGURE DRAWING

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Instructor Name: Suzanne Lacke Date: July 26, 2022 Time: 10:00 – 4:00  Drawing the human figure is one of the finest things one can do for visual awareness no matter what their art practice is.  The process helps you “see” and expand your vision.  It engages you in studies of shape, form, light and dark, […]

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DROP IN FIGURE DRAWING

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Dates: Wednesdays, June 1 – August 24 Times: 6 – 8 PM Practice your figure drawing skills during this weekly drop-in workshop. Each session will begin with warm-up gesture drawings and will include […]

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MEZZOTINT ENGRAVING AND PRINTING

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Instructor Name: Carol Wax Date(s): July 30 &31 Time(s): 9:00- 5:00 each day In this two-day workshop, participants learn how to prepare a mezzotint ground and the proper use of tools and techniques for creating and printing an image. Demonstrations of alternative grounding methods, use of mezzotint with other intaglio techniques, ways to correct mistakes, […]

INTRO TO ORIGAMI CORRUGATIONS – FOR YOUNG ARTISTS

Five Points Art Center 855 University Drive, Torrington, CT

Instructor Name: Ben Parker Date(s):  July 30th Time(s): 10:30 – 12:00 Students will learn the basics of origami corrugations, a style that allows them to create incredible, mountainous origami forms that bend the light in interesting ways. Click here to register: https://fivepointsarts.app.neoncrm.com/np/clients/fivepointsarts/event.jsp?event=427&