For Adults & Educators

Create with The Carle! Printmaking for Adults 55 and Older

Wednesdays, May 1 - June 12, 2019

10:00 am-12:00 pm

Location: South Hadley Senior Center

Teacher Artist: Joyce Silverstone

Bookings open to South Hadley Monday, April 8

General Bookings open Monday, April 15

Join us at South Hadley Senior Center for Create with The Carle! In this seven-week workshop, participants will have the opportunity to explore printmaking techniques that don't require a press. Participants will create multiple prints, using hand-pressure and carving tools to learn basic techniques including transfer drawing, linocut, and printing for collage additions. One of the workshop sessions will involve a visit to The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art to view original works of art behind the scenes with museum staff.

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Drawing Stories Workshop

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Inspired by the exhibition Out of the Box: The Graphic Novel Comes of Age, this professional development workshop explores how drawing can be used to develop skills such as storytelling, vocabulary development, and writing. Carle Educators will share their ideas for games, brainstorming techniques, and material prompts that encourage students to tell their own stories through words and images.

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How Picture Books Work with illustrator Claudia Rueda

Monday, May 13, 2019

10:00 am - 4:30 pm, Adult workshop, ages 16 and up

How do you sketch a picture book idea? How do you write a story that is told both with words and images? Join picture book author and New York Times bestselling illustrator Claudia Rueda in this intensive six-hour workshop. You'll explore the most important elements of visual writing and learn how to plan a picture book by using a storyboard and building a picture book dummy.

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Make a Book!

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

6:00 - 8:00 pm, Adult workshop, ages 16 and up

Join The Carle's Art Educators in this evening workshop to create your own hand-made sketchbook, notebook, or journal using found, hand-painted, and recycled papers. Learn how to bind and cover books using the signature stitch and stab binding technique.

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An Introduction to Visual Thinking Strategies

Friday, June 21, 2019

9:30 am - 1:30 pm

(4 PDPs) Designed as a way to teach viewers to find mearning and pleasure in works of art, Visual Thinking Strategies (VTS) is based on the work of cognitive psychologist Abigal Housen and veteran museum educator Philip Yenawine. Participants will learn about Housen's theory of aesthetic development, discuss and analyze the strategies, experiment with the method in small groups, and discuss ways in which these strategies can enhance teaching and reinforce state standards in Language Arts.

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