Risk and Self Reflection | June 9, 2020
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Delve into art and self-reflection with Magda! This lesson explores the creation of a self-portrait through objects and how to explore self-portraiture in your environment. Lesson one will teach viewers how to recognize art making as a risk-taking process that incorporates existing knowledge, brainstorming, planning, and discovery of unexpected connections.
Risk and Design Elements | June 16, 2020
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Lesson 2 will discuss and teach students to apply concepts, such as activating negative space, visual weight, non-centered focal point, dominance and subordination of design elements, and variety within repetition.
Risk and Grand Gestures | June 23, 2020
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Join us in Magda's third lesson which employs various techniques to express emotion and vulnerability in line work, as the focus of the piece and as a compositional element. Lesson three will teach viewers to create process focused pieces with both meticulous and gestural processes.
Risk and Portable Joy | June 30, 2020
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Magda believes there is a place for all people to be silly and have fun and be beautiful and luminous in the sun. This space is no longer relegated to the people in power. Self-determined autonomous beauty as political defiance. In lesson 4 students will use mixed media including traditional, contemporary, digital and alternative media to create one cohesive piece.
Risk and Space | June 30, 2020
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In lesson 5 students will use a variety of approaches, their journal, to explore and find personal connections to artists. This will help students to find value and beauty in their own perspective through visual storytelling and placemaking.