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Guest Speaker Series: Rick Quevedo

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Rick Quevedo

Multimedia Entrepreneur

What if puppets could talk? Well, these foam and felt creations do! As the creator of Foamee Homeez, Rick Quevedo sought a way to incorporate his love of puppetry, social media and his own children to create new multimedia content that educates and entertains, and his quirky pieces of talking foam have become an online viral sensation.

Join Rick Quevedo as he brings his creative artistry and experience to a fun, funny and enlightening ARTree Speaker Series event.

7:00 p.m. / Thursday, February 23

NEW VENUE!
Repertory East Playhouse

24266 Main St. Newhall

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Two-day R&F Encaustic Workshop

This hands-on workshop will give participants an introduction to the Encaustic medium method. Discussion of basic materials, safety procedures, preparation of supports and grounds will be covered. Demonstrations on tools and techniques for fusing, transparencies and glazes, layering, scraping, scribing and building up of texture, collage, image transfer and more! After demonstrations, artists have a chance to work with the materials and explore the medium.

ArtTree Encaustic Workshop
Caryl St. Ama, On Land and Sea, Encaustic on panel, 6 x 12”

Dates: May 20-21, 2017 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Price: $250
Enroll: Register Online

The ARTree Community Arts Center
22508 6th Street
Newhall, CA 91321
661.673.7500
CarylStAma.com

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One-day R&F Pigment Stick Workshop

This hands-on workshop will give artists a working vocabulary for R&F Pigments Sticks©. Caryl St. Ama will cover a brief history, introduction to the product line and basic information for safe handling and studio practices. Demonstrations on preparing appropriate substrates like paper, panels, canvas, etc and working with different approaches; direct approach, textural. Participants will break away after the demonstrations to experiment with the Pigment Sticks. Artists from all backgrounds will have a chance to see how this product can enhance their work or start a new direction all together.

ArtTree Pigment Stick workshop
Caryl St. Ama, Aerial, Encaustic Collagraph and Pigment Stick on paper, 2016

Dates: April 22, 2017 10:00 – 4:00 pm
Price: $150
Enroll: Register Online

The ARTree Community Arts Center
22508 6th Street
Newhall, CA 91321
661.673.7500
CarylStAma.com

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