Painting & Drawing

Code: D1122-22

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      Open to All

      Students of any skill and knowledge level.

Possibilities With Paper: Drawing, Printmaking and Collage

Aug 15 - 19, 2022

9AM - 5PM

Concept

This mixed-media workshop, open to students of all levels, experiments with works on paper, develops perceptive drawing skills and explores various media combinations. This workshop also introduces students to safe, non-toxic methods in printmaking to combine with drawing that don’t require a press and that can be applied outside of the studio. Participants use familiar materials in unconventional ways to find unexpected results and foster new ideas.

Media

Multiple traditional and alternative methods in both drawing and printmaking such as frottage, image transfer, mediums, alternative drawing media, staining and altering the paper surface, pushing the boundaries of materials

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Faculty

Simonette Quamina

Simonette Quamina received her MFA from the Rhode Island School of Design. She is the recipient of the 2017 Salem Art Works fellowship, the 2017-2018 Provincetown Fine Art Works Center residency and is a studio recipient of the Elizabeth Foundation of the Art Studio program in New York City.

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Simonette Quamina, Confirmation in Victoria's Regia, detail

Join Waitlist for Possibilities With Paper: Drawing, Printmaking and Collage

Thank you for your interest in the waitlist. When space in a workshop or program becomes available, registration will open on the website. Everyone on the waitlist will be emailed to alert them of the opening. This ensures that everyone has an equal opportunity to register for the workshop or program.

Painting & Drawing

Make, reflect, consider, engage—these are all critical elements of the Painting and Drawing workshops at Anderson Ranch. Our exceptional workshops combine focused, hands-on art making with critical feedback for artists of all levels. Painting and Drawing guest faculty are phenomenal artists and educators with experience supporting students by offering technical knowledge and encouragement.

The bright, natural light of the Wyly Painting and Drawing Building provides an inspiring environment where students can explore and expand their artistic practice. Our facilities are equipped with individual worktables, wall space, easels, rolling palettes, odorless solvents, a wide range of hand and power tools, computer access with Adobe software, wi-fi, printing, scanning, and projection capabilities. Spend a week here— or several—and engage in a variety of activities that will fuel your practice throughout the year.

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Workshop Details

Supply List

Many of the items you'll need are available in the ArtWorks Store. Please click "View Full Supply List" to see a comprehensive list of items you'll need for this workshop.

Bamboo Brush

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Compressed charcoal

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Drawing pencils

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Gum eraser

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Kneaded eraser

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Painter’s tape

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Sketchbook larger than 4 x 6”.

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Vine charcoal

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Ebony Pencil

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Masking tape

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Newsprint Pad

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X-Acto knife

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Lodging & Meals

Housing is limited and includes shared and private lodging options. Reservations will be managed on a first-come, first-served basis. The earlier you reserve housing, the better your chance of receiving your preferred option. Please note: Workshop costs do not include accommodations. 

We have established a Business Safety Plan with added layers of precaution that prioritize the health and safety of our staff, students, faculty and guests while continuing to provide you with the Anderson Ranch experience that you know and enjoy.

The Ranch Café meal plan that is included with Room and Board fees strives to provide healthy, creative meals that will nourish your artistic creativity. The meal plan includes 5 days of continental breakfasts that will include a hot offering, 5 lunches with a selection of offerings, and 5 dinners.

 

Scholarships, College Credit & Discounts

Making Art Accessible

Applications for scholarship support are encouraged. Specific scholarships are funded by Ranch supporters, either through endowed funds or special gifts.

Many colleges and universities offer college credit for workshops taken at Anderson Ranch. Discounts are available for students and teachers.

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