Ann Arbor Women Artists: Programs, Exhibits, Education


Discovering Alcohol Inks

Instructor:  Julie Tibus
Dates:  Jan 30, Feb 6, Feb 13 @ 6 - 8:30pm each day
Location:  AAWA Hdqrs, 4484 Jackson Rd, Suite 100, Ann Arbor
Fee:  $175 Members | $185 Non-members

This class is designed to help you discover the vibrant, exciting medium of Alcohol Inks. A fluid and beautiful ink that makes magical blends and gorgeous art. You will learn about how to mix and move the inks. We will work on photo paper, Yupo® paper, and mineral paper. Each session will be designed to explore different techniques to make simple flowing abstracts, gorgeous floral and landscapes.

Julie Tibus:  As a trained fine artist, graduating with a BFA from College for Creative Studies, Julie has a passion for exploration, an insatiable curiosity to learn and a desire to push boundaries. She draws from an intersection of natural beauty and bold expression. Her bodies of work include alcohol inks, watercolor, acrylic mono-prints and collage. Her contemporary art explores both abstract and representational themes in the natural landscape.
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Life Drawing (uninstructed)

Tuesday Evenings - 6:00-9:00 pm
Thursday Afternoons - 1:00-4:00 pm

AAWA Studio –  4844 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor

The AAWA life drawing is an open studio offered weekly. The format of the session is generally a long pose with 5-minute break every half hour and an optional longer 10-min break midway. Easels, boards and chairs are available.

Fee structure for each month:

AAWA members: $30/3, $40/4, $50/5 sessions ($10/session)
Non-members: $36/3, $48/4, $60/5 sessions ($12/session)
Drop-in rate: $15/session
Note:  Attending less than 3 classes is considered drop-ins.

Sign up/Inquiries: please contact Boklyek Kim

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Plein Air Painting Sessions – AAWA artists meet monthly to paint/draw outdoors in various local beauty spots. Sessions normally begin at 10am and end when you’re done. Bring lunch, art materials, and whatever the weather calls for. Come paint/draw, have lunch, have fun, and follow this great art tradition. Consult our newsletters and emailed announcements for updated information. For inquiries and to to be added to the Plein Air email list, contact Nancy Murray or Sue Craig (see member directory for contact info).

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  Ann Arbor, MI  48103

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