Teaching Art It's Your Super Power! CAEA 2019 State Conference November 14 to 17, 2019 McClellan Conference Center 5411 Luce Avenue, McClellan, CA 95652

Conference Administrator: Nancy Andrzejczak, c[email protected]
Registration Questions: Linda Stevenson, [email protected] 
Telephone: 626.233.7879

Master Classes | Saturday

12:30–3:30 PM  •  1:00–3:45 PM  •  6:30–9:15 PM

 

November 16, 12:30 PM – 3:30 PM

printmaking print

Master Class 309

Printmaking with Experimental Techniques with Emily Wilson

Time: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the front entrance of the McClellan Conference Center at 11:50 a.m. Due to the distance to the class location, we are switching to van or carpool depending on the numbers of participants.
Class Location: Myrtle Press
Class Fee: $60
Materials Fee: $70 - includes Plexiglass, etching needles, Caran d'Ache pigments, paper
Class Maximum: 20

The drypoint process involves scratching lines directly into a Plexiglass plate and printing on an etching press. In place of traditional oil based inks, we will print the plate with Caran d’Ache water soluble crayons. We will also explore monoprint methods of inking on the surface to create a variation of color and marks.

 

 

etching of bird on branch in front of geometric cube pattern

Master Class 310

Drypoint Master Class with Patricia Wood

Time: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the front entrance of the McClellan Conference Center at 11:50 a.m.
Class Location: American River College
Class Fee: $60
Materials Fee: $15
Class Maximum: 20

Participants will learn to create a basic drypoint etching during the course of this workshop. Drypoint is an intaglio printmaking process that has been around for over 500 years. Each participant will be given a thin piece of Plexiglass and metal scribe to use to etch an image into the Plexiglass. Fine lines will be scratched into the Plexiglass with the scribe. Once the Plexiglass plate has been completed, participants will have the opportunity to ink their plates and run them through a small etching press to produce a print on paper.

 

 

enca

Master Class 311

Encaustic with Sarah Mattson

Time: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the front entrance of the McClellan Conference Center at 11:50 a.m.
Class Location: American River College
Class Fee: $60
Materials Fee: $20
Class Maximum: 25

This workshop teaches the ancient technique of Encaustic, hot beeswax mixed with dry pigments painted on panels to create their very own unique artworks; additionally, participants will learn about Wax Image Transfer using a photocopy and hot wax. Students will be able to keep and take home their created artworks at the end of the day. ARC is the only campus in the local region that teaches the Encaustic technique as part of a regularly offered course—Art 440 - Artists’ Materials and Techniques; it is offered every spring semester, taught by Professor Mattson. Along with Encaustic, students also learn about pigments, binders, and how to make their own paint(s), pastels, inks, other ancient techniques like Fresco, Tempera, and much more.

 

 

Master Class 312

Cancelled: Sculpting with Metal and a Forge with Laura Parker

Time: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Meet at the front entrance of the McClellan Conference Center at 11:50 a.m.
Class Location: American River College
Class Fee: $60
Materials Fee: $25
Class Maximum: 15

The class instruction will include both design and fabrication instruction.

sculpture of ship made from metal

 

 

various ceramic pieces on a shelf

Master Class 313

The Power of Free Play with Clay with Rodney Mott

Time: 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Class Location: American River College
Class Fee: $60
Materials Fee: None - materials have been donated
Class Maximum: 25

ceramic vases with different designsInstructor will work individually with participants to develop basic skills easily applied to any classroom using clay in the classroom without a kiln or proper facility. This class is perfect for K-8 teachers who want to expand the artistic experiences of their students into the exciting world of clay and thinking 3D. Rodney’s approach can easily be used with high school students and students with disabilities. This is a don’t miss class.

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November 16, 1:00 PM – 3:45 PM

mug that says "I just make cups"

Master Class 306

Clay Cups That Tell a Story with Ehren Tool

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Meet at the front entrance of the McClellan Conference Center at 12:30 p.m.
Class Location: Alpha Fired Arts
Class Fee: $60
Materials Fee: no materials fee, but there will be an option to have the cup fired and sent for an additional fee
Class Maximum: 20

Participants will experience making a cup that holds personal significance using photographs and clay.

 

 

cover of a journal made using a repousse process

Master Class 307

Repousse Journals with Sue Anne Foster

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Meet at the front entrance of the McClellan Conference Center at 12:30 p.m.
Class Location: Sacramento Fine Arts Center
Class Fee: $60
Materials Fee: $25
Class Maximum: 20

The master class will involve the creation of repousse covers for a journal. This class offers opportunities to explore individual creativity, incorporate design principles (line, shape & texture), and practice skills working with aluminum. This project encourages sketching and writing ideas in a special place. We will explore and evaluate creating original designs suitable for the repousse process. Participants will go home with their own cover and journal with loads of ideas for adapting the process for grades 4 and up.

 

 

closeup of glass pieces

Master Class 308

Fused Glass Jewelry with Phil Teefy

Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
Meet at the front entrance of the McClellan Conference Center at 12:30 p.m.
Class Location: Rainbow Glass
Class Fee: $60
Materials Fee: $60 for five pieces of jewelry
Class Maximum: 16

sheets of colored glassWe will be using 96 compatibles glass in colors, clear dicro and black dicro. Subjects covered in the class are: etching dicro glass with screen etch, etching with a dremmel, layering dicro glass in depth, making holes in glass to hang from necklaces, and drilling holes for jump rings. Participants will make five pieces of glass jewelry that they will take home. Pieces will be fired and available the next day at the conference.

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November 16, 6:30 PM – 9:15 PM

metal etched circular jewelry

Master Class 314

Jewelry Techniques: Electro-Etching on Copper with Melissa Offutt

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
Class Location: McClellan Conference Center
Class Fee: $60
Materials Fee: $20
Class Maximum: 15

metal etched handmade earringsThis class is perfect for those who have an interest in jewelry processes. Learn how to create an etchant resist and use electricity and salt water to etch metal for texture and pattern design for Jewelry. Work with copper shape stampings and add your own designs to the metal by painting on and scratching off a resist, or creating a stencil. These are techniques that are easy to take back to the classroom in middle school or high school and can be used on copper, nickel silver, and brass or bronze sheet metal. Advanced techniques and extension activities will be discussed. Participants will take away a finished pendant or earrings and lesson support materials that they can use in their classrooms and studios.

 

 

barn by lake

Master Class 315

Image Transfer Techniques with Veronique Marks

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
Class Location: McClellan Conference Center
Class Fee: $60
Materials Fee: $30; participants need to bring digital photographs printed on copy paper/mat paper (non-glossy surface) inkjet or toner ink only
Class Maximum: 15

barnHave you ever thought about transferring photographs onto alternative surfaces? Join Veronique Marks in this photo transfer workshop and learn different ways to transfer digital images onto wood and other surfaces. Veronique will focus primarily on the paper removal method transfer, but will also discuss solvent, heat, and decal transfers. Participants will learn valuable tips and tricks for each of these processes and the knowledge necessary to experiment with these techniques.