This class is an intro to street art - specifically, wheatpasting. Wheatpaste is a liquid adhesive made from wheat flour and water. This medium is used in public spaces for quick application street art and advertisements, or can be used in your personal art practice (bookbinding, découpage, collage, papier-mâché ).
In this workshop, you will learn all about this method and how you can mass produce you art. We’ll make inspired artwork intended for street art OR personal use. You’ll learn about street art, the technical application, how to make, use, and apply wheatpaste, We’ll discuss different artists, their methods, and how some artists remain anonymous or choose to be known.
Level: Adult and Teens 16+ (All Levels)
All students must comply with the Policies and Procedures found on The Center's website. There will be no refunds for students removed from class for failure to observe The Center’s Policies and Procedures.
-pencil, permanent markers
-paper / sketchbook. Any size is okay
-chip brush or inexpensive 1" - 2" brush
-plastic food container with lid
-any type of affordable surface of your choosing: plywood, mdf wood, hardboard, etc. (You will be pasting your artwork to this, consider how large you'd like your artwork to be)
-optional materials: paints, watercolors, markers, different papers for collage if interested
*instructor will be supplying wheatpaste materials