Self-Portraiture Using Watercolor and Oil Pastels
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About the Workshop:
In this workshop with Durham artist Candy Carver, participants will explore self-portrait art and symmetry by pairing watercolors and oil pastels, creating a resist painting with many contrasting colors.d
Materials provided at this workshop include:
Flat Paint Brush
Water Color Paints
About the Instructor:
Candy Carver is a North Carolina native who spent her formative years in Indiana, where she developed her abstract creativity. Her artwork is inspired by her personal journey to experience and share positive and encouraging emotions. She attributes much of her inspiration to her own love for excitement, color and beauty found in the human form.
Carver’s paintings are often filled with movement, sensual, brightly colored, heavily patterned images. They tell stories of those she interacts with as well as lessons learned within her own life. Her goal is for the viewer to be engulfed by the tangibility of strength, power, boldness and resilience of her art. She wants the viewer to leave feeling “full” of whatever they lack. Candy’s work is for those who need to feel energized and emboldened to press forward. Her work is for everyone!
What is DukeCreate?
DukeCreate is a series of free, hands-on arts workshops designed to help Duke students, staff, and faculty develop a variety of creative skills. Workshops are open to all skill levels and backgrounds. Most take place in the Duke Arts Annex or the Rubenstein Arts Center and are held weeknights 6-8pm. DukeCreate is sponsored by the Office of the Vice Provost for the Arts (DukeArts).
How much does the workshop cost?
Workshops are free to all Duke students and staff.Class size is limited. Participants should sign up in advance at https://training.oit.duke.edu/dukecreate. Walk-ins will only be accommodated on a space-available basis.
Where is the Arts Annex?
The Arts Annex is located at 404 Gattis St, Durham, NC 27701.
Can I take a bus there?
Yes! The Arts Annex is located by East Campus, off of bus routes (C1, C2 & CSW) that run along Campus Drive.
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|Date||Wednesday, October 13th, 2021|
|Time||6:00pm - 7:30pm|
|Enrolled||21 of 25|