AEI NEws - The Message
WAX ON WAX OFF: Exploring Textile Printing & Dyeing
LOCATION: Amana Arts Guild, Amana, IA
DATES: July 8, 2019 - August 13, 2019
TIME: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Course # 168633
COURSE OVERVIEW: In this exciting workshop participants will be using soy wax and cloth will gain an understanding of the difference between pigment and dyes and their respective applications. Activities will begin with learning about dyeing stenciling, printing and layering. Students will be encouraged to explore "right Brain" intuitive ways of thinking that will provide a new perspective for problem solving. They will have an attractive portfolio of exercises to continue practicing their artistic and perceptual techniques.
Guest Artist: Joan Webster-Vore
LOCATION: Heartland AEA Johnston Regional Education Center, Room 113, Johnston, IA
DATES: July 10, 2019 - July 11, 2019
TIME: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
COURSE # 180326
SECTION # 271159
COURSE OVERVIEW: This mixed media class explores the use of soft materials to create sculptural works using weaving, wrapping, wiring and sewing techniques over wire and screen armatures. Students will create a 3D figurative sculpture, a wall piece and small examples for the classroom. These simple forms are easily adapted for early grades through high school.
There will be a $15 materials fee payable to the instructor at class. The instructor will supply armature wire, metal and plastic hardware cloth, some paints, markers, glue, thin wire and miscellaneous weaving materials: cloth, yarn, threads, small found objects and natural materials. Participants need to bring: scissors, various sewing needles, small wire cutters, needle nose pliers, tacky glue, hot glue gun, acrylic paints & brushes, thin wire, cloth, yarn, thread, beads, buttons, and found objects etc. of your choice.
SCRAP IT! MULTIMEDIA STUDIO ART
LOCATION: Wapello Jr/Sr High School, Wapello, IA
DATES: July 22, 2019 - August 9, 2019
TIME: 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
Course # 180233
Section # 271104
COURSE OVERVIEW:This course will be an introduction and hands-on experience with a variety of media techniques focusing of the integration of media into a series of works to inspire the end goal of creating a unit for instruction.
Participants will use the materials available to create artworks in various media as student examples.
THE MAGIC OF TEACHING CREATIVELY
LOCATION: Heartland AEA Ames Office, Rooms A/B/C, Ames, IA
DATES: July 22 - July 23, 2019
TIME: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Course # 180368
Section # 271289
COURSE OVERVIEW: Have you ever wondered why many children are so much more creative than adults? What happens to us when we become grown-ups? How can you become a more creative teacher? In this class, you will participate in activities to increase your own creativity, explore how adding creative activities in the classroom are brain-friendly for your students and leave with a bag full of ideas.
REVERSE PAINTING ART: HISTORICAL CHURCHES
LOCATION: Heartland AEA, Johnston Regional Education Center, Room 113, Johnston, IA
DATES: July 24, 2019 - July 25, 2019
TIME: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Course # 180406
Section # 271343
COURSE OVERVIEW: In this course, we will look at historical churches and architecture. Using reverse painting, we will paint the architectural features integrating art and art history in a motivational process. We will also create alter art after looking at diptych and triptych alter pieces and finish by replicating our own religious icons. This is an art making class.
There will be a $5 printing charge payable to the instructor the first day of class. Please see the list of materials to bring to class.
NOTE: All participants, including those registering as "Participant Only," should plan to complete all of the work required (attendance, participation and assignments) to receive the full benefit of the training.
STANDARDS BASED GRADING IN THE ART CLASSROOM
LOCATION: Conference Room A, Burlington AEA, Burlington, IA
DATES: July 30 - 31, 2019
TIME: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Course # 180321
Section # 271106
COURSE OVERVIEW: This course will be an introduction and hands-on experience with standards based grading, using rubrics and grading techniques focusing of the integration of visual art standards. Participants will use the information available for further learning investigation of the visual art standards and to create rubrics for use in the classroom.
PUPPETRY IN THE CLASSROOM 1 & 2
LOCATION: Owl Glass Puppetry Center, West Liberty, IA
DATES: August 5 - August 9, 2019
TIME: 8:30 AM - 6:00 PMCourse # 180130
Section # 270780
COURSE OVERVIEW: Participants will work as a group to write a play, create puppets and props, rehearse, and perform for an audience. They will learn cost effective techniques, applicable to a wide age range, that they can teach directly to their students. This course is geared to educators who have not taken a puppetry course, as well as those return participants ready to learn additional puppet construction and manipulation skills and will develop a script using their learning from the last class. The course will culminate in a performance on 8/9/19.
This is a 3-credit course.