Classes

&

Workshops

Questions? Contact Anne Rogers, Education Chair 

Upcoming events

    • 06/06/2022
    • 06/08/2022
    • 2 sessions
    • 7885 Jackson Road, Suite 1, Ann Arbor 48103
    • 11
    Register



    2 Day Workshop: VISUALIZATION [Soul] 


    June 6 & 8, 2022

    9am-12pm

    Instructor: Donn Angel Perez


    Location: 7885 Jackson Road, Suite 1, Ann Arbor (inside Barikuda Gallery at trustArt Studios)


    Day 1 - June 6

    Developing exciting backgrounds, composition and meaningful narratives about your work.  Emotional Intelligence (creativity) and its importance to develop strong foundations into your creative journey and dreams.  Balancing your creativity journey with an ever changing world. I will propose inspiring issues, imagery and ideas to help infuse and create a final master work.

    Day 2 -June 8

    Introduction of Hybridity and contemporary drawing abstraction to create professional “competitive” works. Using alternative papers and surfaces.  Experiment with 3D drawing, painting drawings and beginning Mixed Media (pencils, screws, piano wire, gesso, etc.)

    Project: 3D Drawing Hybrid Composition

    ***

    Donn is  painter, mixed media artist, draftsman, educator, and more. He has a Master of Architecture from the University of Michigan and now works in the fine arts full time.


    For more information see:

    Instagram: donnangelperez

    Architizer:https://architizer.com/users/donn-angel-perez-lopez/

    Linkedin:https://www.linkedin.com/in/donn-angel-perez-4139148/

    Deviant: https://www.deviantart.com/donnangelperez


    Material List and Tools:

    Recommended: Bring what you have] / wait to purchase for after our first meeting)

    • 8x12 Sketch journal (Must)

    • Drawing paper (Pad) - 11"x17" Stratford 300 lb.

    • Pencils: 2H, H, F, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B and most important: 8B (set or individuals)

    • Charcoal and graphite stick (B and 4B)

    • Pencil sharpener (best: small battery or electric)

    • White Eraser

    • Set of “prismacolor” pencils or professional brand + Illustration Marker (Set)

    • Black ink technical pens - fine, medium and heavy points (set or individuals)

    • Metal or plastic triangles 30/60, 45, straight and adjustable (look for sets)

    • 18" metal straight edge (ruler) for drawing long strokes

    • 18” white onion skin paper (tracing paper)

    • Cleaning brush

    • Drafting tape or drafting dots

    • Masking tape (1” wide)

    NOTE: Bring what you already have. I recommend you wait to purchase

    until you/we know of art sales and get coupons (i.e. Michael’s/Blick).

    I will bring some of my tools and materials so I can show you and speaks

    of brands, use, etc. We can wait on 3D tools like x-acto, metal edges,

    cutting board, etc. However, 3D models go tandem with all topics of

    Visualization and important for the field drawing and visual arts.

    • 06/20/2022
    • 06/22/2022
    • 2 sessions
    • 7885 Jackson Road, Suite 1, Ann Arbor 48103
    • 12
    Register


    2 Day Workshop: EXPRESSION [Spirit] 


    June 20 & 22, 2022

    9am-12pm


    Instructor: Donn Angel Perez


    Location: 7885 Jackson Road, Suite 1 (inside Barikuda Gallery at trustArt Studios)


    Day 1 - June 20, 9am-12pm


    Connecting drawing history, a bit of theory and contemporary tendencies in hand visualization and visual art. Learn how to bring your story(s), skills and emotions into the preparation of visual your final work and gallery exhibition.


    Day 2 - June 22, 9am-12pm


    Preparation of all art works created: Varnishing, framing, etc.


    Project: Large size final drawing/sketch/hybrid Composition


    Fee is $70 for members and $85 for nonmembers.


    ***


    Donn is  painter, mixed media artist, draftsman, educator, and more. He has a Master of Architecture from the University of Michigan and now works in the fine arts full time.


    For more information see:

    Instagram: donnangelperez

    Architizer:https://architizer.com/users/donn-angel-perez-lopez/

    Linkedin:https://www.linkedin.com/in/donn-angel-perez-4139148/

    Deviant: https://www.deviantart.com/donnangelperez


    Material List and Tools:

    Recommended: Bring what you have] / wait to purchase for after our first meeting)

    • 8x12 Sketch journal (Must)

    • Drawing paper (Pad) - 11"x17" Stratford 300 lb.

    • Pencils: 2H, H, F, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B and most important: 8B (set or individuals)

    • Charcoal and graphite stick (B and 4B)

    • Pencil sharpener (best: small battery or electric)

    • White Eraser

    • Set of “prismacolor” pencils or professional brand + Illustration Marker (Set)

    • Black ink technical pens - fine, medium and heavy points (set or individuals)

    • Metal or plastic triangles 30/60, 45, straight and adjustable (look for sets)

    • 18" metal straight edge (ruler) for drawing long strokes

    • 18” white onion skin paper (tracing paper)

    • Cleaning brush

    • Drafting tape or drafting dots

    • Masking tape (1” wide)

    NOTE: Bring what you already have. I recommend you wait to purchase

    until you/we know of art sales and get coupons (i.e. Michael’s/Blick).

    I will bring some of my tools and materials so I can show you and speaks

    of brands, use, etc. We can wait on 3D tools like x-acto, metal edges,

    cutting board, etc. However, 3D models go tandem with all topics of

    Visualization and important for the field drawing and visual arts.

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