We're mad for plaid! As summer turns to fall, we're pulling out our plaid. Inspired by Washington Color School artists Paul Reed and Gene Davis, see how we channeled overlapping colors in this #saturdaystudio.
As summer comes to a close, we're staying inspired by the nature around us in the #Studio! Learn how to make a joyful (glittery!) work of art inspired by artist Frank Stella and his love of birds.
Happy birthday, Luis Jiménez! To celebrate, today in the Studio we're creating animal prints like his "Sidewinder" using a rubbing technique known as frottage.
We're going back to botanicals! Today in the #studio, we took inspiration from Michael Mazur's monoprint featuring sunflowers to create our own floral design. Learn how in this #SaturdayStudio courtesy of intern Claire Elliott!
Spring is in full bloom, and we're celebrating in the Studio by collecting real flowers to capture in a springy suncatcher inspired by glass artist Paul Stankard. Take a walk, choose your flowers, and gather some simple materials to create your own!
With the snow melting and the sun shining, we're ready to get outside! Today in the Studio, we teach you how to make your own book to fill with sketches and stories from your outdoor adventures this weekend!
This week in the studio, Director of Visual Communication at FWMoA Kaitlin Binkley takes over and walks us through creating a simple pop-up card, perfect for birthday celebrations and thank-yous! Learn how by following her step-by-step instructions.
FWMoA educators and docents combed through their library of children's books to bring you a new series: "What We're Reading to You"! Watch the video and read along with us as we explore artists and make some art inspired by their work!
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.