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Valentine Collage with Dita Carley

Do you have a special person or perhaps grandchildren who would be delighted with a hand-crafted card you created and made especially for them? Play with paint and crayon and mixed media and learn how to move paint around, experiment with brush strokes, mix colors and play with mark-making. This is where treasures are made!

Participants in this 2 session workshop will create their own collage papers and then create unique and personal Valentine cards. Principles of design and composiion will be explored as you contruct your own masterpieces.

Dita Carley has a BFA in Painting from the University of Washington, Seattle.  She studied with Jacob Lawrence and Wolf Kahn.  Carley has shown in galleries in the Northwest as well as in New England. Her work has been exhibited at Five Points Gallery, Torrington and the New Britain Museum of American Art as well as having work in collections throughout the country.  Carley has taught in various venues including Seattle Children’s Hospital, Guilford Art Center, Cold Spring School in New Haven, Arts Escape, Seedlings Educators Collaborative, Flanders Nature Center and private students. 

***Students must be registered and paid in full three business days before the start of the class/workshop. Exceptions only with permission from the Director of Fine Art/Photography.

The fee for the 2 day workshop which includes all supplies is $50.

COVID POLICY – Only fully vaccinated students will be permitted to attend classes. Physical proof of vaccination will be requested on the first day of class or you may email a copy of your card prior to the class by sending it to: info@artsescape.org. Masks are optional.

*Valentine Collage with Dita Carley

Play with paint and crayon and make a card for your Valentine! In this mixed media card-making class learn how to move paint around, experiment with brush strokes, mix colors and play with mark-making.

Participants in this 2 session workshop will create their own collage papers and then create unique and personal Valentine cards. Principles of design and composiion will be explored as you contruct your own masterpieces.

Dita Carley has a BFA in Painting from the University of Washington, Seattle.  She studied with Jacob Lawrence and Wolf Kahn.  Carley has shown in galleries in the Northwest as well as in New England. Her work has been exhibited at Five Points Gallery, Torrington and the New Britain Museum of American Art as well as having work in collections throughout the country.  Carley has taught in various venues including Seattle Children’s Hospital, Guilford Art Center, Cold Spring School in New Haven, Arts Escape, Seedlings Educators Collaborative, Flanders Nature Center and private students. 

***Students must be registered and paid in full three business days before the start of the class/workshop. Exceptions only with permission from the Director of Fine Art/Photography.

The fee for the 2 day workshop which includes all supplies is $50.

COVID POLICY – Only fully vaccinated students will be permitted to attend classes. Physical proof of vaccination will be requested on the first day of class or you may email a copy of your card prior to the class by sending it to: info@artsescape.org. Masks are optional.