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Makerspace: Watercolor Landscapes

In this activity, you will experiment with watercolors to create landscapes. Materials Paper (watercolor paper works best) Fabric, about 10” x 10” (muslin, canvas, and old t-shirts work, too!) Embroidery hoop Watercolors Brushes Painting reference (go outside or use a photo!) Instructions Select a reference. This can be done by going outside, looking out a […]


Tala Madani: One-Point Perspective

In this activity, you will learn to identify a one-point perspective and overlapping elements by creating a composition of buildings and clouds, exploring depth and colors. Materials Canvas (or use paper or cardboard, 8.5” x 11” or larger) Paint or Markers (any two colors) Brushes Ruler (any straight edge will work) Pencil Instructions 1. Paint […]


Make a 3D Geographic Map

Clarissa Tossin: Geographic Maps  This activity will nurture your application of research, design, and construction. You will explore two separate geographic locations that share a connection or commonality and merge them together by cutting and folding juxtaposed satellite images. This exercise will promote and develop a basic understanding of 2-dimensional materials to create a 3-dimensional form.  Materials 11” […]


Zine-Making with Artpace

A zine (/ziːn/ ZEEN; short for magazine or fanzine) is a self-published work of original or appropriated texts and images. Zines can be made from collaging found images with added drawings and text. Zines can be whatever you want anything you want them to be about: poetry, books, movies, television shows, ART, nature, gardening, rock collecting, fashion, music, or a how to guide […]