Though out the centuries, animals and human beings have co-existed on the most part. We have witnessed their behavior and them us. Emulating their strengths and weakness we empathize and symbolize. We honor them with masks, paintings, costumes, sculptures and drawings. The connection with creativity has also coexisting in a similar manor. Studying behavior, foods eaten, movement, seasonal environments and cycles we gain a new understanding of their presence in whole world. Human Beings have the ability to self-express meaning from what they hear, see and feel in unique and creative way. Using collage papers either found or bought along with basic design skills, papers will be made to assemble together with a method of tacking down with heat on a desired substrate; watercolor paper, canvas or wood panels. The exchange and intermingling mixed media to build layers of creative history and poetic symbolism will be emphases through the process of making the papers and to the end result. Books about the meaning and symbolism with in each of our cultures can help guide us on the many choices we make.
October 11th - November 15th, Thursdays 9:30-12:00
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