Ever wish a plant could growl or an animal could grow in your garden? Each student in this drawing workshop will get to create their own hybrid plant/animal species. What is a hybrid? It is when two different things are combined to make one new thing.
What do you need to bring? Any of these will work: Watercolor,
Markers, Pencils, Acrylic paint, Crayons; Color paper and /or
White paper; Fantasy
Duration: 30-40 minutes to allow for the explanation, demo and then for the kids to hold up work and share.
Maximum number of kids: 15
Teacher: Julia Whitney Barnes
About the Instructor:
Born in Newbury, VT, Julia Whitney Barnes spent two decades in Brooklyn, before moving to the Hudson Valley. Whitney Barnes received her BFA from Parsons School of Design and her MFA from Hunter College. Her work is executed in a variety of media, from oil paintings, ceramic sculptures, murals, drawings, etchings, and site-specific installations. Whitney Barnes has exhibited in the United States and internationally. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, USA Today, The Village Voice, Chronogram, Brooklyn Magazine, Brooklyn Daily Eagle, HuffPost, and Hyperallergic, among other publications. She was awarded fellowships from New York State Council on the Arts administered through Arts Mid-Hudson, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Abbey Memorial Fund for Mural Painting/National Academy of Fine Arts, and the Gowanus Public Art Initiative, among others. She is on faculty at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, NY.
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