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November 2020

Introduction to Watercolor: Architectural Exploration

November 14, 2020, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

In this two hour watercolor lesson, students will be taught how to paint a beautiful Parisian rooftop. In this two hour watercolor lesson, students will be taught how to paint a beautiful Parisian rooftop. We will go over supplies (color, brushes, paper, and more) and discuss techniques used in creating a work of art from the blank page to a finished piece. First we will go over composing and sketching the bouquet, then we will slowly build the our color…

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Critique Group

November 16, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you have been making work during quarantine and are eager to get feedback this is for you! If you have been making work during quarantine and are eager to get feedback this is for you! Soapbox Board and studio member Celia will facilitate this crit. All participants will send in their work ahead of time so we can all get familiar beforehand, and dive into it together! Some questions we might endeavor to answer together - is this done?…

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100,000 Folds: A Collaborative Sculpture Project

November 19, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A Collaborative Sculpture Project to Commemorate Those Lost by the Coronavirus Pandemic Join 100,000 Folds in honoring and mourning COVID-19 victims through origami. This community sculpture project is folding 100,000 pieces of paper - one for each of the first 100,000 deaths in the United States from the pandemic. During this event, gather virtually with artist Joanna Hutchinson to learn to make the folded pieces, and build community while folding with others. The folded paper units will be assembled into…

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Developing a Trauma-Informed Practice

November 21, 2020, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

From this workshop, you will walk away with a trauma-informed toolkit that you can incorporate into your practice right away. Art is a healing tool. Artmaking allows us to express difficult, complicated and sometimes, traumatic, experiences. Understanding the basic principles of trauma-informed work can enrich our personal art practice by giving us the tools to explore and express safely. In this workshop, you’ll get a quick breakdown of the neurobiological effects of trauma, you’ll learn about self-regulation, you’ll learn to…

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December 2020

Suminagashi and Paper Marbling with Acrylic Paints

December 1, 2020, 6:00 pm - December 3, 2020, 8:00 pm

Take this two day paper marbling class, one of the most calming and meditative art processes. Part One is Dec 1st from 6:00-8:00pmPart Two is Dec 3rd from 6:00-8:00pmFeeling overwhelmed with everything that is going on in the world? Need a moment of Zen? Take this two day paper marbling class, one of the most calming and meditative art processes. It will bring joy without too much intense thinking. This class is great for everyone, whether you are new to…

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Zines for Survival

December 7, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is a 2-hour workshop on how to make and organize educational, activist, or resource sharing zines. This is a 2 hour workshop on how to make and organize educational, activist, or resource sharing zines. In a world of community care and mutual aid, we all have talents and knowledge to share and offer. With the proliferation of Instagram slideshows and digital guides, how do we translate back into the physical realm and organize our skills into zines for distribution?…

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100,000 Folds: A Collaborative Sculpture Project

December 10, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

A Collaborative Sculpture Project to Commemorate Those Lost by the Coronavirus Pandemic 100thousandfolds.com.Co-hosted with The Rotunda. About the InstructorBased in West Philly, Joanna Hutchinson is a part-time sculptor, avid crafter, and enjoys a career in finance. She likes bringing people together: for friendship, community, and art making. 100,000 Folds is a way for the artist, and others, to mourn and reflect around the coronavirus crisis.CostFree

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Watercolor Crown Greeting Card

December 12, 2020, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Want to create a unique watercolor greeting card? Join this fun workshop to learn how to mix watercolor painting with book arts. In the workshop, we will paint a beautiful red poppy watercolor painting and make a simple book structure. You can further develop this structure into a zine, a book, or simply leave it a sa greeting card. The best part is that there is no glue involved. Our online classroom environment is welcome to all skill levels, and…

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Critique Group

December 14, 2020, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

If you have been making work during quarantine and are eager to get feedback this is for you! If you have been making work during quarantine and are eager to get feedback this is for you! Soapbox Board and studio member Celia will facilitate this crit. All participants will send in their work ahead of time so we can all get familiar beforehand, and dive into it together! Some questions we might endeavor to answer together - is this done?…

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January 2021

Zines for Survival

January 11, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This is a 2-hour workshop on how to make and organize educational, activist, or resource sharing zines. This is a 2 hour workshop on how to make and organize educational, activist, or resource sharing zines. In a world of community care and mutual aid, we all have talents and knowledge to share and offer. With the proliferation of Instagram slideshows and digital guides, how do we translate back into the physical realm and organize our skills into zines for distribution?…

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