Mural Routes in partnership with the Skeleton Park Arts Festival (SPAF) and the City of Kingston are offering two mural making workshops for artists who reside in Kingston, ON.
Materials and Techniques in Mural Making
A successful (painted) mural project starts with the strong foundation of a well prepared surface and finishes with the last brush stroke. This workshop covers the variety of essential mural materials and techniques, as well as special considerations for unique site specific mural scenarios.
When: Saturday, June 11, 2022, 9:30am – 12:30pm EST
Mural Art: Design Enlarging and Stencilling
Mural projects come in a variety of shapes, sizes, locations, and surfaces. In this hands-on workshop participants will learn and put into practice an assortment of design enlarging and transfer methods better preparing them for their future mural projects.
When: Saturday, June 11, 2022, 1:30 – 4:30pm EST
Instructor: Rob Matejka, mural artist and project manager.
Through his artistic journey Rob Matejka has embraced art as a medium for positive social intervention and is enjoying animating the communities and people he works with – making art accessible to all through workshops, mentoring, and adding to the growing outdoor public gallery. Rob has been an arts educator and mentor for Mural Routes for over 10 years, and has worked freelance with The City of Toronto, Toronto school boards, Toronto Public Libraries, and arts organizations across the city such as VIBE Arts, Lakeshore Arts, and Arts Etobicoke. Rob enjoys using murals to create spaces we enter and experience physically – while coordinating large scale projects engaging large numbers of community members to beautify communities and build community pride.
*Wearing a mask will be mandatory during the workshops.
*These workshops are open to Kingston artists only. Priority will be given to artists residing in Kingston ON.
Please register by: June 9, 2022 (midnight)
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