Sgraffito, Impressionism, Clay Hand Building? Art style is the manner in which an artist portrays matter and how the artist expresses his or her vision. Style is determined by the characteristics that describe the artwork, such as the way the artist employs form, color, and composition..With so many unique names for different art styles out there, it’s easy to feel unclear and overwhelmed. The 125 LIVE Program Guide provides a brief description of each offering, but I’m here today to break down a few increasingly common art styles a little further…
A technique used in painting, pottery, and glass, which consists of putting down a preliminary surface, covering it with one or more layers contrasting in color, and then scratching the superficial layer(s) so that the pattern or shape that emerges is of the lower color.
Now that you know a little more about these art styles, register to try something new for yourself in one of our two beautiful art studios! you are sure to find a creative outlet that speaks to you. Look below for upcoming offerings, and be sure to page through our Program Guide for full details. Registration can be completed online, by phone at 507-287-1404, or in person at the Membership Services Desk.
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