Master craftspeople have been making furniture one piece at a time for centuries. There's just something about these unique works that can't be duplicated in a factory. This introductory class will examine the basic philosophy of contemporary furniture design and construction, focusing on design, drawing, building, and critique.
In this class, students will construct three to five narrative dioramas that adapt Grimm's Fairy Tales. The instructor will lecture on the history and meaning of fairy tales, and students will be encouraged to do weekly readings in support of class discussion and for the purpose of conceiving a design concept.
Paper can be created and modified into amazing three-dimensional sculptural structures. Working in MCAD’s Papermaking Studio, students in this class will be introduced to techniques for working with both Eastern and Western fibers to make three-dimensional work.
Now in its twelfth year, the Women's Art Institute-inspired weekend retreat to Grand Marais welcomes you to gather with a group of equally passionate artists on the beautiful shore of Lake Superior to continue discovering your art in the splendid studios of the Grand Marais Art Colony.
Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
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