TUESDAY JUNE 9th Book and Illustrator: Dream Machine by Walter Wick Project: to communally build a sculpture (cityscape/fairytale land/under the sea/etc), hide small items in it, and create an “I Spy” poem. This will be an on going project throughout the month during any spare time. Donations of any interesting recycled objects will be appreciated!
THURSDAY JUNE 11th Book and Illustrator: Secret Seahorse, illustrated by Clare Beaton Project: to create a fabric collage with felt as the basis, and enhanced with various fabrics, laces, buttons, sequins, bangles, and embroidery stitches.
TUESDAY JUNE 16th Book and Illustrator: Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears, illustrated by Leo & Diane Project: to create a batik-like image by tracing an outline with glue on black paper, then filling in the spaces with soft pastel. While the glue is drying, we will begin a second project of cutting an image into smaller sections, altering the pieces, and reconstructing them into an image.
THURSDAY JUNE 18th Book and Illustrator: Smoky Night, illustrated by David Diaz Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears, illustrated by Leo & Diane Project: to finished the projects started on the previous Tuesday.
TUESDAY JUNE 23rd Book and Illustrator: Tuesday by David Wiesner Project: to create a sequence (comic book style) of pictures that depict a surreal (dreamlike) occurrence using pencil drawings with watercolor washes.
THURSDAY JUNE 25th Book and Illustrator: Denise Fleming Project: to create handmade paper using the pulp painting method – applying colored paper pulp to a screen to create an image. See Denise Fleming’s website for a great introduction: http://www.denisefleming.com/pages/papermaking.html
TUESDAY JUNE30th Book and Illustrator: Eric Carl, Golem by David Wisniewski Project: To create a multitude of colored and textured pages to be used for collage on Thursday. - marbleizing - stamping (i.e. bubble wrap, etc) - oil pastel/watercolor resist - painted tissue paper - bubble printing THURSDAY JULY 2nd Book and Illustrator: Eric Carl, Golem by David Wisniewski, Plenty of Pockets illustrated by Scott Menchin Project: Using our decorated papers, we will experiment with the ways the above illustrators use the collage technique.
What: Explore the creative techniques select artists have used to illustrate children's books. We will experiment with collage, pulp painting, cartooning, and much more! When:Every Tue. and Thu. from 10:00 to 11:15 June 9 thru July 2 (four consecutive weeks) Where:At the Peckinpaugh's (air-conditioned) Barn
4209 N. 375 W. West Lafayette, IN 47906 Who:For children ages 5 thru 12 Cost:$5 per class - material fee included Questions: Contact Aubrey Clayton 464-3585 firstname.lastname@example.org or Lavinia Hale 497-1300 email@example.com