Something From Nothing: The Art of Repurposed Junk with Jeremy Wilken May 4-8, 2020
A list will be sent so you can bring your own materials
*Learn about designing with everyday items
*Imagination stimulation: Learn to see past an object’s intended purpose
*Unique drilling techniques for odd-shaped parts
*Determining the best ways of attachment for ANY found items
*Unlock your creativity and your junk’s potential
*Relax and have fun! You can’t mess it up…it was junk to begin with
Official Registration Starts Monday, December 2, 2019 @ 8:00AM EST.
We’ve all got one. That collection of odds and ends in our workshops that we just can’t part with because “It might be good for something” or “It’s too neat to throw it away”. The idea is to take our Magpie-ish love of these interesting treasures and finally create something worthy of coming inside the house! Found Object Art describes art created from undisguised, but often modified, everyday products or objects that are not normally considered materials from which art is made (often because they already have a non-art function). The goal for this class is to unleash your hidden creative potential by learning how to design, assemble and ENJOY your junk. Learn to think outside the box… or better yet, learn how to transform that box into a robot, spaceship, racecar, ray gun or anything you can imagine.
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