This class will focus on telling stories via the constructive qualities of paper, a strong yet pliable medium that supports and enhances artistic vision. We will explore both personal expression and illustration assignments using techniques such as pop-up art, paper sculpture, collage, mobiles and garlands. We will also address the necessity of photographing 3D art for print purposes. Cut, paste, staple, string and glue your way to artistic epiphanies that you could never reach without building art. Each class will consist of learning a specific art technique, a slide show to compliment the day’s class, a longer assignment and a group critique. Optional homework will also be assigned.
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