Story Collage - February 18
Students will begin with a tour of Papel Chicano Dos: Works on Paper from the collection of Cheech Marin in our Art Alliance Gallery. We will explore the influence of family, food, and culture in their lives. Students will then create a collage to represent their stories using newspapers, magazines, paints, oil pastels, and more.
Fantasy Dragons - March 4
Students will begin by touring Beyond Science Fiction: The Art of Michael Whelan in our Members Gallery. Back upstairs in the studio, students will create their own fantasy dragon based on surrealism. Nothing makes the imagination catch fire like a dragon, one of the most enduringly popular beasts of legend.
The Art of Illustration - March 25
Students should bring their favorite science fiction book to this class. Students will begin by touring Beyond Science Fiction: The Art of Michael Whelan in our Members Gallery. Whelan is one of the most honored artists in science fiction and has won many awards, including three World Fantasy Awards. Back in the studio, students will create the cover of their very own science fiction novel.