We were puzzling our art pieces for the Studio this Saturday when we realized we could MAKE a puzzle! Taking inspiration from Mark di Suvero, we construct our own puzzle sculptures to share with family and friends.
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!
This week in the #fwmoa Studio, we were inspired by the Gee's Bend quilters and their foray into printmaking with the Paulson Fontaine Press. Grab some paper scraps, scissors, and glue and design a paper patchwork quilt top with us!
The #fwmoa Studio is bugging out over the end of the 17 year hibernation for the Brood X #cicadas. We're not buzzing with excitement, but we're marking their return by creating watercolor resist cicadas inspired by artist's Laurel Izard & Charlie Cummings.
In the Studio we're exploring shape, color, and duality in our own (mini) mixed-media screens. They may not be large enough to divide a room, like Sorman's, but they’re great on a bookshelf--flip it around depending on how you feel that day!
In celebration of #EarthDay this week, the #fwmoa Studio is going green! Learn how to make new paper with used paper from around your home. Then, with your new (reused) paper, make a simple print inspired by nature.
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!
Pop artist Andy Warhol is credited with popularizing the silkscreen technique, although it was discovered in China around 1000 AD! In the Studio, we explore this versatile printmaking technique with inspiration from Mexican-American artist Carlos Frésquez.
In this "Saturday Studio", everyday objects are given new meaning by manipulating their form to create art that makes the mundane magical. Learn how to make jewelry from pop-tops with #fwmoa Curatorial Intern Jenna Gilley!
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!