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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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Workshop: Preparing a Butterfly Garden

With another cold front looming and last year’s vibrant butterfly garden turned brown, today’s colorful gardening workshop at the MITCH House was timely and well-recieved. Ohio County Master Gardener, MITCH volunteer and nature photographer Daniel Caron filled the Riverview Gallery this afternoon to … 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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Ceramics!

Our first ceramics workshop took place last night in the basement and we had a great turnout. Ben Steffl Thompson led the workshop where all ages made nifty clay creations. The pieces will be bisque fired in an electric kiln … Continue reading

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Book Press

It seems that people are hungry for bookbinding. And by golly we will feed them! We’ve received positive feedback from hosting bookbinding workshops during Mondays @ MITCH workshops and will plan to have more in the near future. I’ve started … Continue reading

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Silk Scarf Dyeing

This week we hosted a silk scarf dyeing workshop led by Lynne Mamone, a local artist from Martins Ferry. A great time was had by all and the weather was perfect!

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