Let's get dizzy! This week in the Studio we experiment with Optical art and explore the effects of illusion using color theory and mixing.
In this "Saturday Studio", we take our inspiration from an en plein air diptych by Jennifer Bartlett and create two works: a realistic landscape and an abstracted version of that landscape.
We've featured posts on creating a watercolor, but where did the medium begin? Learn all about it in this "Art Term Tuesday"!
Today, we take inspiration from Indiana native William Richard Crutchfield and create collages combining two unrelated objects: food and transportation!
So many spots! Or are they dots? Today, we're focusing only on the visual, decorative aspects of our work as we create our own pseudo-pointillist painting inspired by Liz Whitney Quisgard.
The recent resurgence of fiber art, a process traced back to medieval weaving of wall tapestries, has aided in its acceptance into the fine art world. What is fiber art? Read on to find out, and visit FWMoA to see fiber artist Claire Zeisler's sculpture!
A round-robin drawing game created by the Surrealists for all ages, to play Exquisite Corpse all you need is paper, pencil, and creativity!
As July comes to a close, so does #WorldWatercolorMonth. Before it ends, we decided to try our hand at a more realistic watercolor, inspired by FWMoA permanent collection artist Louis Bonsib, in the Studio.
A founding family of Fort Wayne, the Hamilton family left their mark here, there, and everywhere! Take some time to learn more about the history of our city, and the founding of FWMoA, in this post and its included resources!
Did you know July is World Watercolor Month? To celebrate, we took inspiration from Herbert Ferber's topographical abstract watercolor to create our own in the Studio this week! Where will your map lead?