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Making Faces

Ann Armstrong (a.k.a. Austin's Atlas and the Mixed Media Lab)

Monday, September 9, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Monday, September 30, 2013 at 9:00 PM (PDT)

Austin, TX

Making Faces

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Making Faces: A workshop all about found object mask making.

Over the course of 4 two hour meetings we’ll cover:

  • a brief history of mask making
  • global precedents of found object masks.
  • the concept of bricolage
  • possible modes of attachment and fabrication (mechanical, adhesive, sewn, welded, etc)
  • *potential Saturday afternoon (outside of class time) trip to the local junkyard(s) to source materials @ the start of the course.

At the end of the month long session, each participant should have a wider grasp on the cultural significance of masks, as well as a durable and wearable mask of their own design. (Just in time for Halloween!)

When: Monday’s in September 7-9pm. Starting Sept. 9 (4 two hour workshops)

Class Limit: 6 (min class size is 3)

THIS MIXED MEDIA LAB CLASS IS DONATION BASED: suggested donation is $20 (this a donation, i.e. not mandatory)

This class is for: All Ages + Artists and Non-Artists alike

*This workshop grew of the Contemporary Austin’s Advanced Young Artists program. See also: Milk Plus Cookies Blog.

When & Where


Mixed Media Lab
618 Tillery St
Austin, TX 78702

Monday, September 9, 2013 at 7:00 PM - Monday, September 30, 2013 at 9:00 PM (PDT)


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Ann Armstrong (a.k.a. Austin's Atlas and the Mixed Media Lab)

**Austin's Atlas is a collaborative art project interested in discovering, capturing, and expanding Austin's sense of place. www.austinsatlas.com

**Ann Armstrong is an architect, welder, and artist living and working in Austin, Texas.  She loves art and the city, and is always looking for ways to engage the two. www.ann-made.org

 

 

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