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The Sketchbook Habit

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The Sketchbook Habit
Susan Moss
Date and Time:
10:00 - 4:00
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The open enrollment period begins on
March 10, 2020

Workshop registration opens for members on February 27.

Workshop Overview

An active sketchbook and journaling practice can facilitate artistic growth. This workshop fosters a sketchbook practice that is low risk, non-evaluative and exploratory. You will work with varied materials – gouache, colored brush pens, markers, water soluble pencils – and respond to a range of mark-making and writing prompts. These visual and written responses serve as departure points for reflection on artistic goals, for generating ideas, for recognizing the idiosyncratic patterns of one’s own art making and for further inspiration. Exercises and prompts designed to promote an ongoing sketchbook habit post-workshop will also be provided.

About the Instructor(s)

Susan Moss has been marking on surfaces since a child: on paper tablecloths, fabric, archival paper, large and small. Her work has been exhibited in over eighty venues. At Fort Lewis College (Durango, CO), she teaches all levels of drawing, contemporary textile art and seminars focused on developing and articulating visual ideas.

Materials List: Students Bring

Optional materials to bring:

• marking, drawing or painting tools you especially like

• Images of some of your art work if you would like that to be part of our workshop conversation

Materials List: Provided by Instructor(s)

• Gouache paint and brushes

• A new accordion style sketchbook for each participant

• A selection of pens, markers, brush pens, and pencils

• Additional miscellaneous drawing materials

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