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June 2019

The Art of Handmade Books Workshop

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until June 17, 2019

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring,20910
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$60
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Make your own one-of-a-kind book in this two-night workshop incorporating painting, drawing, mixed media, and design! Learn a variety of bookmaking techniques as you begin to create a handmade book centered around a theme of your choice, using images, words, patterns, and things brought from home (photos, momentos, keepsakes, etc.). Additional art and mixed media materials will be available to incorporate into your books. Experience level: beginner through advanced

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Story Cloths: Textile Arts Workshop

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until June 20, 2019

CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring,20910
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$120
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Everyone has a story to tell. If you think about it, what would your story be? Did you have a favorite relative or friend that you remember dearly? Or maybe your special pet that you remember fondly. Did something hilarious happen that you might like to share. Is there something that you remember and would like to memorialize for your family or friends? This three-session workshop, led by textile artist Gwen Short, is designed to give you the opportunity to…

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Fabulous Florals: Painting Flowers in Acrylics

June 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring,20910
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$60
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Join award winning painter Tara Holl to learn the art of painting flowers with acrylic paint! Working from fresh bouquets, explore how shape, color placement, and light source make the difference for a dynamic floral painting. No prior art experience required. Cost includes all materials.

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July 2019

Let’s Do Dadas!

July 14 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
CREATE Arts Center, 914 Silver Spring Ave
Silver Spring,20910
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$100
Let's Do Dadas!

Create a sculptural “doll” that conveys a personal message in the spirit of the Dada movement; “a European artistic and literary movement (1916-1923) that flouted conventional aesthetic and cultural values by producing works marked by nonsense, travesty, and incongruity”. Participants will use a variety of mixed media to create their dada and are invited to bring interesting found objects/other of their own to incorporate. We will drill, saw, screw bits together, and embellish our sculptures in a myriad of thought…

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