PenArt Teen Workshops Are Back

Peninsula School of Art’s (PenArt) Teen Workshop Program is designed to connect local teens with working artists through a series of hands-on experiences. Artist mentorship, peer feedback, and technical and conceptual skill building in a variety of media provide opportunities for artists ages 13-17 to explore their creative potential.

In addition to hands-on workshops, Sarah Detweiler, chair and professor of art and design at University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, will give a free lecture on the ins and outs of applying to be an art major on Nov. 3. Parents are welcome.

“Watercolor: Learn to See Like an Artist” is Sept. 22 with Dan Danielson. With nature as your inspiration, this workshop will explore fun and easy techniques to see, draw, and paint animals with glowing, transparent watercolor. All levels are welcome. The workshop runs from 9 am – 3 pm and costs $30.

“Metalsmithing: Tree of Life Pendant” is available Oct. 30, 9 am – 3 pm, with Michelle Zjala Winter. In this one-day workshop, explore a variety of metalsmithing skills as you work your way through a comprehensive project. Tuition is $30.

“Introduction to Screen Printing” with Don Krumpos meets Nov. 10, 9 am to 3 pm. The morning is dedicated to designing imagery and preparing materials, while the afternoon teaches proper printing techniques and registration. Tuition is $30.

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