Art Academy Workshop: Block Printing on Fabric at Southeast Missouri State University

Art Academy Workshop: Block Printing on Fabric at Southeast Missouri State University

Posted by on Jul 25, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments

July 25th and July 27th 3:00pm-6:00pm Introduction: Block printing or Relief Printmaking is one of the oldest forms of mass-producing imagery and text. Traditionally, drawings are made on blocks of wood. Today we will be working with a modern alternative to speed carving time, Battleship Gray Linoleum. We will begin by designing an image conducive […]

Dispatch: The Quilted Print at Frogman’s Print Workshops

Dispatch: The Quilted Print at Frogman’s Print Workshops

Posted by on Jul 12, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments

We had a great time teaching our workshop The Quilted Print at Frogman’s Print Workshops, held at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. This week long course covered woodcarving and printing on fabric, basic machine sewing techniques, crochet, and related! To see a summary of the course and some materials provided to students, check out […]

The Quilted Print @ Frogman’s Print Workshops

Posted by on Jul 3, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | One Comment

More pics of the above piece may be found, here: http://orangebarrelindustries.com/hannah/main/?projects=quiltbait-i-culdesac This post is for our class at Frogman’s Print Workshops, First Session, the week of July 2nd 2017. Description This workshop utilizes the oldest form of printmaking, relief, in combination with found, re-purposed fabrics and basic machine and hand sewing to create quilted collages. […]

Student Work: Sketchbook Boot Camp

Student Work: Sketchbook Boot Camp

Posted by on Jul 1, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments

We had a great time teaching at Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts for two weeks in June! This is our third year teaching workshops at Governor’s School, which takes place at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro, TN for four weeks in June each summer. We were also visiting artists four years ago as […]

Sketchbook Boot Camp, Weeks 3-4, Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts at MTSU

Posted by on Jun 19, 2017 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments

This post is for our students at Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts in the Sketchbook Boot Camp Class, weeks 3-4. Assignment 1: Hand-Bound Books and Hand-Crafted Memories We begin with a brief book-binding tutorial, where you will learn to create Pamphlet Stitch Books. If you need a refresher after the demonstration, check out our […]

Reclaiming “Snowflake”—An Extended Metaphor

Reclaiming “Snowflake”—An Extended Metaphor

Posted by on Jan 29, 2017 in Blog, rants | No Comments

This country is entering into a new, dark phase of an already long moral winter. A time when too many bundle up only with their loved ones and leave the unfortunate out in the cold.  The emphasis on profit and enforcing privilege has led our hearts to be hardened by a thick permafrost.  But I for one see hope: […]

Hand Cut Stencil Screenprinting

Hand Cut Stencil Screenprinting

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in art, Blog, teaching | No Comments

This post has been written for a workshop I’m teaching at Southeast Missouri State University as part of Art Academy, July 13th-14th. If you are interested in easy, fast, and green ways to start screenprinting at home, check out our post for our last screenprinting workshop at Tennessee Governor’s School for the Arts, particularly the […]

Red and White Something -Close-to-What-May-Be-Considered Sangria

Red and White Something -Close-to-What-May-Be-Considered Sangria

Posted by on Jul 10, 2016 in Blog, food porn | No Comments

These are the “sangrias” I made this weekend, as best as I can remember! I’ll update this post if I think of anything I forgot. I think the best part was letting it sit overnight in the fridge, and the bitter Granny Smith apples. I made 1 for all my white wine ladies and 1 […]

New Screenprints by Governor’s School Students!

New Screenprints by Governor’s School Students!

Posted by on Jun 23, 2016 in art, Blog, teaching | 2 Comments

On day two of the workshop, the students are already off to a great start!

Screenprinting Workshop

Posted by on Jun 19, 2016 in art, Blog, DIY, teaching | 2 Comments

Basic Screenprinting with Stencils and Photoemulsion In the next week and a half, we will focus on basic screenprinting techniques utilizing photoemulsion and, if desired, hand cut stencils to create colorful, multi-layer images on paper. Our objectives will be to create a 2- or 3-layered print utilizing lettering and animal imagery including a key layer […]