Pratt Fine Arts

Seattle
WA
206.328.2200

Mixed Media

In Pratt’s Mixed Media classes work with an array of materials and creative techniques. From fibers to bookmaking to collage and more, discover what speaks to you, Pratt’s mixed Media classes offer everyone the opportunity to play with materials and explore concepts.

Pratt News Story

Travel Abroad: Study Mixed Media in Chacala, Mexico | 2.6

Miguel Perez, Larry Calkins

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6824
2/6 - 2/10/17
10am - 5pm
Mon - Fri
1
$1750

Join Kamla Kakaria and Romson Bustillo for a week long mixed media printmaking intensive in Chacala, Mexico (one hour north of Puerto Vallarta). Work with Mexican artist Miguel Perez at his studio Grafica Chacala, and our own Larry Calkins to create works inspired by the environment of the beach and the jungle. We will visit and take rubbings from the petroglyphs at Alta Vista. This region was originally home to the largely unstudied Tecoxquin) native culture dating from approximately 2000 BC to 2300 BCE. It contains 56 petroglyphs whose antiquity cannot be accurately determined. Aside from its cultural and archeological importance, the site remains an important religious center for the Huicholes who still leave offerings and perform ceremonies here. Tuition includes lodging for seven nights (Saturday to Friday) giving students a day to explore Oaxaca before the workshop begins. Airfare not included. Prerequisite: None


Introduction to Bookbinding | 2.16

Jessica Hoffman

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
6979
2/16 - 3/23
6-10pm
Thursday
6
$307
$276

In this introductory class, you will learn the basics of bookbinding structures and stitches. You will become familiar with binding tools and techniques; as well materials and best practices for completing a book from start to finish. We will cover a variety of folded and sewn structures, including accordion folds, pamphlet stitch, decorative long stitch, and a flat back case-bound book. Prerequisite: None  Supply Fee: $35


Beginning and Intermediate Collage | 3.30

Rickie Wolfe

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
7002
3/30 - 5/4
10am - 2pm
Thursday
6
$320
$288

Use paper, cloth, found materials, and other unique elements to make a series of simple collages. Learn image transferring techniques and how to integrate these images into your collages. These collages will serve as a foundation for experiments using paint, stencils, crayons, nails, stitching by hand and/or sewing machine and other objects using alternate means of connections to add dimension. Prerequisite: None. Supply Fee $25


Mixed Media Collage | 4.4

Romson Regarde Bustillo

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
7059
4/4 - 4/25
6-10pm
Tuesday
4
$213
$192

Discover and/or-rediscover collage in this 3 session intensive. Create artwork using traditional and non-traditional formats combining collage techniques with printmaking and non-rectangular formats. Participants are encouraged to bring imagery to incorporate into their work including past work, photos, and found images. Prerequisite: None Students Fridays available. Supply fee $20


ArtRX: Art for What Ails You | 4.13

Vedika Dietrich

Class #
Date(s)
Time
Days
Weeks
Fees
Master Member Fees
7013
4/13 - 5/18
10am - 2pm
Thursday
6
$320
$288

Take a break from your computer and visit your right brain! In this playful, innovative art class we explore the mysteries of creativity, useful techniques in learning how to get out of our own way, and secrets of the art making process. As your inner artist loosens up, so does your ability to breathe and flow, to problem solve and think outside of the box. Drawing, painting, mixed media and more, in a relaxed atmosphere where the inner critic is not invited! Prerequisite: None Supply Fee $15. ALL SUPPLIES PROVIDED