Sean Starwars Woodcut Funhouse Roadshow
Jun
22
to Jun 23

Sean Starwars Woodcut Funhouse Roadshow

Join living legend Sean Starwars for a two-day workshop exploring the possibilities of woodblock printing. You'll learn techniques for producing multi-color woodcuts from a master of the form and have the time of your life doing so. Not only is Sean one of the most important print artists of his generation, he's also an amazing teacher and awesome person. You won't want to miss it.

Register here!

http://seanstarwars.com

For more info about the workshop, contact resonator.ok@gmail.com.

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Still Life Class: April 15
Apr
15
9:00 AM09:00

Still Life Class: April 15

  • 1010 North University Boulevard Norman, OK, 73069 United States (map)
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April 15 (Sunday)
3-hr morning workshop: 9am - 12pm
$50/person


This workshop will be about perspective, and measuring mostly. Different approaches to looking, like using negative space, relative measurement, and creating a believable world on paper. There’ll be a short demo/lecture, then we’ll dive into drawing.

You will need graphite or charcoal, and to bring your own easel.
Need a line on where to find good materials: https://tinyurl.com/y9pzlbor

If you have further questions, e-mail Craig Swan directly: ersatzcraigswan@gmail.com

Register for class here

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WRITING FROM THE GUT: Magic and The Body with Rios de la Luz
Mar
11
10:00 AM10:00

WRITING FROM THE GUT: Magic and The Body with Rios de la Luz

WRITING FROM THE GUT: Magic and The Body with Rios de la Luz

This workshop is meant for newer writers, experimental writers, and writers who are unafraid to delve into the weird and the vulnerable.

WHEN: Sunday, March 11th, 10 am - 1 pm

WHERE: Resonator (1010 N University Blvd)

REGISTRATION: $10-$20 (sliding scale)

SIGN UP: email interstellarbrujaworksop@gmail.com

CLASS MAX: 15 slots

Please see our Facebook event for up to date details on the class. 
 


ABOUT RIOS DE LA LUZ: 

Rios de la Luz is a queer xicana/chapina sci-fi loving writer living in El Paso. Her first book, The Pulse between Dimensions and the Desert, is out now via Ladybox Books. Her debut novella, ITZÁ is out now via Broken River Books. Her work has been featured in Vol. 1 Brooklyn, Entropy, The Fem Lit Magazine, St. Sucia and Corporeal Clamor. 

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GOOD READS AUTHOR PROFILE

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Figure Drawing Basics: Sessions 1 and 2
Feb
3
10:00 AM10:00

Figure Drawing Basics: Sessions 1 and 2

This month we’ll be getting back to basics. Maybe it's been a long time since you've drawn from the model and want to sharpen up, or if you love drawing but don't even know where to begin this course is for you. We’ll cover gesture drawing, using abstract shapes to construct figures, using geometric solids, foreshortening, perspective, and balance. Brief mentions of line weight, mark-making, and how to use value will be included.

Session 1 - 10am - 1pm     $50
Session 2 - 2pm - 5pm      $50

Sign up for either session or both. Each student, in each session will have one-on-one instruction as we work through our drawings.

You will need:
18x24 drawing paper, 18x24 News print, a drawing board suitable for paper of that size, soft charcoal, drawing pencils and an eraser. Some spare supplies will be provided, but please bring what you need to work.

Not sure what I'm talking about? Check out the materials list to get up to speed.

Or if you have further questions e-mail Craig Swan directly: ersatzcraigswan@gmail.com

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Dec
3
10:00 AM10:00

Long Form Drawing

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Sunday, December 3

Time: 10am – 1pm - Break for Lunch - 2pm – 5pm

Registration: $100

Class limit: 10

This course will focus on the perils of drawing in the long form, and cultivating endurance in your practice. Many non-collegiate students of drawing have never had more than an hour to work on a drawing, and sometimes time is truly a factor for learning and success. After a brief introduction and the selection of a pose, our focus will be to invest in a long form drawing, with the purpose of making a thoroughly investigative piece of art, not just a study.

Materials: Please bring your own paper and drawing boards, with either vine charcoal and charcoal pencils or graphite pencils. If you've taken a class with Craig before, any charcoal or pencils you have left over should be more than adequate. Some materials may be provided by the instructor.

Got a question?

E-mail Craig directly at craig.michael.swan@gmail.com

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Paper Lithography with Michael Wilson
Nov
18
12:00 PM12:00

Paper Lithography with Michael Wilson

Register Here

Paper Lithography Workshop

Taught by Michael Wilson of Crazytooth Press

5 hours

Paper lithography is easily one of my favorite monotype techniques! Using paper as a plate you can transfer laser printed or hand drawn images to printmaking paper with oil based ink. This technique is perfect for high contrast photos, drawings and type. It works similarly to traditional or polyester plate lithography, but uses less expensive and more accessible materials.

Class is $50 which covers a materials fee of $15.
Included: inks, modifiers, 2 sheets of Stonehenge paper 22”x30”, printing equipment, laser printer, limited access to a computer.

Students need to bring: at least 1 photographic image to work with either printed out or on a flash drive, clothes or apron for messy work, a laptop if you have one with image processing software of your choice (not necessary but helpful).

You will learn

1. How the process works, limitations and advantages.

2. How to prepare your images to use for the process.

3. How to mix the ink and other materials used.

4. How to print your images

Class Format

Introduction of instructor and students

Explanation of the process with examples

Demo 1 preparing images and printing the plates

Work time

Demo 2 mixing ink and gum Arabic, preparing for the process (talking about the setup and materials, they will be pre-mixed)

Demo 3 printing a laser copy

Work time

Demo 4 preparing and printing hand drawn china marker and sharpie images

Work time

Clean up

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Nov
5
10:00 AM10:00

Drawing The Portrait

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Sunday, November 5

Time: 10am – 1pm - Break for Lunch - 2pm – 5pm

Registration: $100

Class limit: 10

In this course we'll look at the structures of the head, and talk about how to create a convincing likeness, when drawing from a live model. We'll be looking at technical issues such as structure and perspective but also how to create drama and narrative through materials, posture, and contrast. Some of the more complicated aspects of using charcoal and pencil to create lifelike effects on paper will also be covered.

Materials: Please bring your own paper and drawing boards, with either vine charcoal and charcoal pencils or graphite pencils. If you've taken a class with Craig before, any charcoal or pencils you have left over should be more than adequate. Some materials may be provided by the instructor.

Got a question?

E-mail Craig directly at craig.michael.swan@gmail.com

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Oct
17
to Oct 19

Food as Community Practice

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Based on the Ayurvedic and yogic belief that food is responsible for an individual's physical, mental, spiritual development and the source of vitality, resident artist B. Ajay Sharma leads participants through sessions in meditation, yoga, conversation, and food preparation, and eating. The performances will illuminate the connections between these disciplines and draw upon the power of knowledge, generosity, and compassion to give participants a sense of the power of this interconnectedness.

Sessions start at 5:30 p.m. and last till about 8:30 p.m.

Register here.

All those registering will receive an email from Resonator with instructions on how to prepare for this experience to fully maximize on their potential.

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Figure Drawing with Craig Swan
Oct
15
10:00 AM10:00

Figure Drawing with Craig Swan

Date: 10/15/17
Time: 10am – 1pm // Lunch // 2pm – 5pm
Ages: 18+

Description:

This six hour course will focus on how to use an understanding of human anatomy to make more compelling and accurate figure drawings. The course will begin with a lecture portion where the instructor will explain on the model key anatomical structures, and how to apply them in our drawings. Remaining time will be spent creating drawings of various lengths applying those concepts. The purpose of learning anatomy is to buttress ones sensibilities with knowledge that can be applied universally.

Materials: 

Bring your own drawing supplies, paper and drawing boards. If you've taken a class with me before, any charcoal or pencils you have should be more than adequate. If you have questions or would like to experiment using charcoal with a toned paper let me know and I can help you. I'll bring some extra charcoal and things just in case.

Register Here

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Zine Making 101 with Eric Piper
Sep
24
2:00 PM14:00

Zine Making 101 with Eric Piper

Want to make a zine? Let us show you some options and get your creativity flowing! All ages welcome.

The workshop will run from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Sun Sept. 24 at 1010 N. University Blvd, Norman, OK 73069.
Reminder at 8:00 p.m. BYOBBQ!

Early bird: $40 until 9/17
Regular price: $60 9/18-9/24


Instructor will show personal zine work.
Instructor will show large collection of others’ zine work.
Instructor will demonstrate creating a zine from start to finish in traditional and experimental styles.
Participants learn tradition and experimental zine creating techniques.
Participants will participant in several creative writing and drawing exercises.
Participants all create from start to finish at least one zine.
Participants learn to make zines anyplace and anytime in the future.
Class will discuss ethics and the relationships that exist between zines and society and how to distribute and share finished work.

ABOUT INSTRUCTOR

Eric Piper is an interdisciplinary artist. He is director and a founding member of Resonator Institute an experimental art space in Norman, Oklahoma. He received his BFA in Sculpture and Printmaking from University of Oklahoma in 2013.

Piper exhibits, teaches, and helps organize collaborative experimental art festivals, installations and events at home and internationally in collaboration with art collectives Resonator Institute, Diverse Universe and Academia NonGrata.
Currently he is working on opening an alternative arts school and fine arts publishing company in collaboration with Resonator Institute.


Participants should bring any notebook, journals or sketchbooks to work in and pull inspiration from. Space will provide access to printer, scanner and art supplies, and all materials necessary for the workshop


ITINERARY

2:00
• Meet and Greet
• Coffee & Introductions
• Check out examples
• Talk about personal goals for workshop

2:15
• Quick Lecture
• History
• Value / use
• Experimental Content/Concept
• Power of alternative publishing and distribution
• Examples (Personal collection and Resonator Institute’s zine collection)

3:00
• One Page 8 panel Zine Demo
• Tools and Material Overview
• Show stages of creation
• Demonstrate Xerox Editioning
• Three Page Staple-Binding Demo
• Experimental Zine Demo

3:30
• Creative Warm up (no critiques - just warm up)
• Timed stream of consciousness writing.
• Speed illustration (manifesting and capturing ideas through image)

4:00
• Studio Time (1/2)
• Create the master copy

6:00
• Studio Time (2/2 Printing)
• Edition your zine.

7:00 - ?
• Cleanup

8:00 p.m.
• BBQ Talk and hang out


Contact info@resonator.space for more info.
Register HERE

Register HERE

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