Exploring printmaking


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Tuesday afternoon art classes explored mono-prints for our last session this winter.

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Exploring with primary colors, everyone layered colors together.

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Students explored different types of paper.

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Using scrapers to apply color evenly helped everyone to learn this method of mono-prints.

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Everyone enjoyed the process of creating and spreading bright color.

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Here is an example of a layered mono-print.

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This was fun exploration of printmaking for everyone.  Maybe you can join us for one of our summer camps or workshops.

Painting with dust


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Lynda Stoneham led our first workshop in pastels this year.

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Lynda led an excellent workshop that was very informative on her medium of pastels.

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The class explored the medium and the various tools, learning many new tips and techniques from our master artist.

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Maybe you can join us for a future workshop or class this summer at the Art Junction.

 

Exploring color


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Tuesday afternoon art classes explored color.

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Students used the medium of watercolor to learn about the color wheel.

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Everyone enjoyed exploring color relationships.

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There was plenty of exploring, which is part of the creative process!

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Maybe you can join us at the Art Junction for a future class or workshop coming this summer!

Spring landscape painting workshop


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This class will guide you to create a simple acrylic spring landscape and allow you the freedom of exploring the medium yourself.

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Each participant will use a 16” x 20” canvas.

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$25.00 with all materials provided before 4/15/16

 $35.00 with all materials provided after 4/15/16

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 Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

(or when you complete your painting)

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Class size 4-8 participants ages 10 and up

 For more information contact Kevin Casto at 419-935-3404 or email: theartjunction@yahoo.com

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The Art Junction is a community-based art education program designed to bring gallery space, local art exhibitions, lessons and creative opportunities to the Willard area for adults, teens, seniors, and children to learn to create together a better community! The Art Junction is a ministry of the New Haven United Methodist Church.  For more information on this or future programs at The Art Junction contact Kevin Casto M.A., Director, at 419-935-3404, email theartjuction@yahoo.com or visit our blog https://theartjunctionwillardohio.wordpress.com on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Art-Junction/190323094344714?ref=hl

 

Still life


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Tuesday afternoon art classes explored the art of the still life this winter.

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In this session students explored sketching in watercolors.

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It was a great opportunity to explore new ideas and mediums.  Maybe you can join us for a future class or workshop at the Art Junction.

Clay


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Working with clay is always fun at the Willard Hope Center.

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There seems to be something to the hand-building experience that draws all of the students to want to work with clay.

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Everyone enjoyed the process of working with clay.

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Clay grabs the attention and focus of the students like few other mediums we explore.

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The Hope Center in Willard offers many great after-school opportunities for kids in Willard.

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The Art Junction enjoys giving the students an art experience with only creative expectations.

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It’s great to see everyone take the time to unplug and be creative.

Spring Landscape Painting


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Spring Landscape Painting

This class will guide you to create a simple acrylic spring landscape and allow you the freedom of exploring the medium yourself.

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 Each participant will use a 16” x 20” canvas.

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$25.00 with all materials provided before 4/15/16

 $35.00 with all materials provided after 4/15/16

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Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

(or when you complete your painting)

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Class size 4-8 participants ages 10 and up

 For more information contact Kevin Casto at 419-935-3404 or email: theartjunction@yahoo.com

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The Art Junction is a community-based art education program designed to bring gallery space, local art exhibitions, lessons and creative opportunities to the Willard area for adults, teens, seniors, and children to learn to create together a better community! The Art Junction is a ministry of the New Haven United Methodist Church.  For more information on this or future programs at The Art Junction contact Kevin Casto M.A., Director, at 419-935-3404, email theartjuction@yahoo.com or visit our blog https://theartjunctionwillardohio.wordpress.com on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Art-Junction/190323094344714?ref=hl

 

Art of the Passion


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8 artists & paintings that examine the events of Holy Week.

 

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 Closing reception Sunday May 15, 2016 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

 

Exhibition Hours:

March 20 – 25, 2016 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Saturdays, April 2 – May 14, 2016 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

*Special showings upon request!

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The Art Junction and New Haven United Methodist Church present an exhibit to examine the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ through visual art. We invite you to examine the events of Holy week and reconnect with the passion through a unique opportunity to discover Christ visually! Eight artists will examine the themes listed below:

 

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  1. Palm Sunday: Jesus’ final entry into Jerusalem. Crowd proclaims him “King”
  2. Holy Monday: The cleansing of the temple. Jesus frees the animals to be slaughtered.
  3. Holy Tuesday: Outraged Pharisees plot to eliminate Jesus/ the withered tree/Mt. of Olives sermon.
  4. Spy Wednesday: Judas agrees to betray Jesus / tells how to easily capture him.
  5. Maundy Thursday: The Last Supper / Agony in the garden / Jesus is arrested.
  6. Good Friday: The trial, crucifixion, death, and burial of Jesus.
  7. Holy Saturday / Black Sabbath: the Sabbath on which Jesus rested in the tomb.
  8. Easter Sunday: the ‘Resurrection’ of Jesus

 

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The artists used a 30 x 40” canvas to depict their day of holy week in the medium and style of their choosing. These paintings will be on display in the sanctuary of the church allowing the viewer to experience visually the holy week in one venue.

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The eight artists participating in this event are: Matt Ramsey, artist from Norwalk; James Easter, artist from Toledo; Heidi Helgeson, artist/teacher from Norwalk; Alec Casto, photographer & painter from Willard; Karen Coffey Wilson, artist from New Haven; Lynda Stoneham, artist/teacher from Norwalk; David Wolff, artist/teacher from Collins; and Kevin Casto, artist/teacher, photographer from Willard.

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The Art Junction invites you to experience and celebrate the passion of Christ through this unique visual opportunity for our community!

The Art Junction is a community-based art education program designed to bring gallery space, local art exhibitions, lessons and creative opportunities to the Willard area for adults, teens, seniors, and children to learn to create together a better community! The Art Junction is a ministry of the New Haven United Methodist Church.  For more information on this or future programs at The Art Junction contact Kevin Casto M.A., Director, at 419-935-3404, email theartjuction@yahoo.com or visit our blog https://theartjunctionwillardohio.wordpress.com on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Art-Junction/190323094344714?ref=hl

Family Art Day


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On Saturday, March 19, 2016 drop by the Art Junction between the hours of 10:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m. In one Saturday morning families can create their own bowtie butterfly images out of non-traditional materials to celebrate renewal.

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Cost is $5.00 per family (this helps to cover the cost of the materials) and a canned food donation for the Willard Food Bank!

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Enjoy a free lunch next door at the New Haven United Methodist Church along with other fun activities! View the opening of:

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Art of the Passion

at New Haven United Methodist Church

2644 Prairie Street, New Haven, Ohio 44850

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8 artists & paintings that examine the events of Holy Week.

Opening reception Saturday, March 19, 2016 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

For more information contact Kevin Casto at 419-935-3404 or email: theartjunction@yahoo.com

Exhibition Hours:

March 20 – 25, 2016 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Saturdays, April 2 – May 14, 2016 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

*Special showings upon request!

The Art Junction and New Haven United Methodist Church present an exhibit to examine the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ through visual art. We invite you to examine the events of Holy week and reconnect with the passion through a unique opportunity to discover Christ visually!

Please sign up by 3/18/16 for Family Art Day.

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The Art Junction is located at 2634 Prairie Street New Haven, OH. Next to the New Haven United Methodist Church.

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The Art Junction is a community-based art education program designed to bring gallery space, local art exhibitions, lessons and creative opportunities to the Willard area for adults, teens, seniors, and children to learn to create together a better community! For more information on this or future programs at The Art Junction contact Kevin Casto M.A., Director, at 419-935-3404, email theartjuction@yahoo.com or visit our blog https://theartjunctionwillardohio.wordpress.com

Yarn painting


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Tuesday afternoon art class explored painting with yarn recently.

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After soaking their yarn in tempera paint, students slowly pulled the yarn across their paper to create patterns of color.

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Everyone had fun exploring this new method of painting.

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The painting process took some time to learn how to master the yarn and control the paint.

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Everyone was very happy with their paintings and learning how to paint in a new way!