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Hop Events – Art Workshops

Marbling Paper with Things You Can Buy
at the Grocery Store

Date: Thursday, June 25, 2020
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 PM (EST)
Instructor: Professor Suzy Kopf
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Description: In this hour-long Zoom workshop, Suzy will walk everyone through the traditional Japanese art form of suminagashi and then demonstrate how this technique can be mimicked with products you can purchase at the grocery stores or that you may already have around the house. She’ll demonstrate milk based and shaving cream based options and talk about the merits of both in creating beautiful decorative paper easily at home. #marbling

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Making and Painting with Egg Tempera Paint

Date: Thursday, July 9, 2020
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 PM (EST)
Instructor: Professor Suzy Kopf
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Description: In this hour-long Zoom workshop, Suzy will introduce the Renaissance practice of making egg tempera. Participants will have the opportunity to make their own paint at home. After making the paint, students will paint a still life together over Zoom.

Materials:

  • FRESH eggs only!
  • Paper towels
  • Mixing bowls and spoon or whisk
  • Paper to paint on, 140-300 lb recommended, such as Canson Cold Press Paper
  • A thin soft paint brush used for water media typically
  • Some water
  • White Vinegar
  • Food Coloring OR inks such as Daler-Rowney FW Acrylic Water-Resistant Artists’ Ink OR any of the following spices or ground up materials: turmeric, paprika, charcoal, cinnamon, cumin, matcha, etc.

 

Using Household Products to Make Beautiful Textured Paintings

Date: Thursday, July 23, 2020
Time: 8:00 – 9:00 PM (EST)
Instructor: Professor Suzy Kopf
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Description: In this hour-long Zoom workshop, Suzy will demonstrate how a variety of household items can be used in conjunction with paint to create beautiful and abstract painting effects. Participants can follow along to make their own masterpieces.

Materials:

  • Paper to paint on, 140-300 lb recommended, such as Canson Cold Press Paper
  • Some kind of nontoxic paint or ink such as watercolors, gouache, tempera, or acrylic paint

As Many of the Following Materials As You Like:

  • Rubber Cement
  • X-Acto Knife or Ulfa knife or Scissors
  • Fine-Grit Sandpaper
  • Cotton Swabs or cotton balls
  • Candle, White Crayon, or Paraffin wax piece
  • Spray Bottle filled with water
  • Lemon or lime juice
  • Tracing Paper
  • Hair Dryer or iron
  • Plastic Wrap/Waxed Paper/Aluminum foil
  • Old Toothbrushes (clean)
  • Bleach or White Vinegar
  • Any kind of salt
  • Baking soda/Baking Powder/Sugar/Flour
  • Mr. Clean Eraser (original)
  • Yes! Paste or Sobo Glue
  • Brayers (used in bookbinding)
  • Gift Tissue Paper/White Facial Tissue/Paper Towels
  • White Pearl (plastic) or Kneaded Eraser
  • Artist’s, Frog or Painter’s Tape
  • Small Bar soap or Clear Liquid Soap
  • Any other material you’re excited to experiment with as a paper treatment