Category Archives: Workshop

Visiting Artist Lights Up the Green Screen

When you hear “green screen,” wackadoodle, over-the-top special effects in a Hollywood blockbuster might cross your mind. But actually, subtle, layered effects are also achievable with this medium. This is a video still from artist Erin Robinson Grant‘s body of … Continue reading

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Screen Printing Shenanigans

In a screen printing workshop last night we covered two techniques: photographic emulsion stencils and the drawing fluid-screen filler combo. The workshop participants learned how to coat their own screens, prepare film positives, expose and develop screens as well as … Continue reading

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May Printmaking Workshops

In preparation for Insta-tangram, we are promoting the art of printmaking to kids in Ohio and West Virginia. The theme of First Friday at the Children’s Museum of the Ohio Valley was Cinco de Mayo so we had some skull … Continue reading

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Fabric Manipulation Workshop

In the first installment of our textile workshop series sponsored in part by the National Quilting Association, Samantha Low taught hand sewing techniques for creating yo-yos, puffs, shell tucks, seamless tucks, and a fabric origami flower. We’re really going to miss … Continue reading

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St. C Printmaking Workshop

The first printmaking outreach workshop took place on Friday April 5 at the St Clairsville Public Library. We worked on simple white line printmaking using styrofoam (polystyrene) from takeout containers. Here is the example matrix (right) and print (left) created … Continue reading

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Cigar Box Guitar Workshop

   Self-taught luthier and local West Virginia artist Stephen Moore of the MeriCAN Canjo Company spent last Saturday at the MITCH house sharing his Appalachian know-how and leading six and a half in-tune builders as they constructed their very first Cigar Box … Continue reading

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