Mixed Media, Ages 16+ (Introductory to Advanced Level) – Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design

Mixed Media, Ages 16+ (Introductory to Advanced Level)

Mixed Media, Ages 16+ (Introductory to Advanced Level)
Date: April 25 – June 13, 2024 (Thursdays, 8 weeks)
Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Instructor: Emma Whaley
Fee: $132 plus HST (Members) | Fee: $151.80 plus HST (Non-Members)
Material Fee: $15

Mixed media is a term used to describe artworks composed from a combination of different media or materials. 6 weeks of drawing using pencil, ink and markers-focusing on elements and principles of art and design.

2-weeks watercolour
2-weeks acrylic
2-weeks colour pencil and or markers

2 weeks of mixed media from a variety of subject matter including references and Still-life. This is the exploration part of the class where students are encouraged to try mediums like collage, printing (block) or use fabric, sculpture, etc.

Students will be required to bring:
choice of graphite pencils
paint trays (2)
a roll of paper towel
a roll of masking tape

Emma Whaley is a Graphic Designer from the small town of Brighton Ontario. Today, they are an Illustrator based in Cape Breton. Whaley enjoys exploring new mediums and techniques. A skilled drawer, painter, and fiber artist, Whaley appreciates many forms of art and design. They are also knowledgeable of relief, screen, and intaglio printmaking. Recently Whaley has taken up beadwork and is pursuing a career as a secondary school educator at Cape Breton University. With a background in Atlantic and Art History, Whaley is devoted to the application and appreciation of historical and cultural impacts on contemporary arts and makers.

Advance registration for members begins March 28

General registration for non-members begins April 15

(How to become a member with Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design)

For more information on this program or to register, email tammy@capebretoncraft.com