Painting is easy when you don't know how, but very difficult when you do
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The sun-drenched summer solstice occurs in two days. Which means you may be in the market for a hat. We have a My615 for that: https://vimeo.com/226204296; hatWRKS
We routinely ask artists what their must-have tools are. Here's Ashley Obel's answer: "Mod Podge. It allows any thickness of fabric for fast drafting and can put weird materials on top of slick surfaces.” https://t.co/gGp9XIzH2n
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Join us as we celebrate the recent work by several of these individuals and honor the legacy of more than 350,000 community members who have passed through Watkins’s doors.
Craig Drennen, an artist based in Atlanta, GA, and a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow, will offer a public lecture at Watkins.
To really see, feel, and understand what makes our campus so distinct, you must visit. During our Open House.
Join us for Handmade & Bound, Watkins’s annual celebration of all things related to the “art” of the book.