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Three Weeks of Arts Classes – Something for Everyone!

Festival of the Arts Week 1: July 7-13

Gather inspiration from the Land of Enchantment to create small landscape quilts, bags, fabric containers, simple clothing or frame-able art. 
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In this satisfyingly clay-immersive class, we will play with our chosen medium literally from its beginning to end. Start by digging our own clay and processing it, then build art before fume firing or cold finishing each.
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EXPLORING MIXED MEDIAExperiment with a variety of art materials and transform experiments into collages. Gathered into a hand-bound book, the collages are a record of your creative journey at Ghost Ranch.
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Festival of the Arts Week 2: July 14-20

WEAVE YOUR STORY
Come learn all the facets that go into weaving your own tapestry. Research images and symbols, graph out a design, sample fast weaving structures, and then apply them all in your own unique creation.Click here to learn more.

 

 

 

STONE SCULPTURE: INTRO TO HAND CARVING
Sculpting stone joins the material and the spiritual. Materials are used to shape stone. The spiritual arises from the imagination and wonder that comes from transforming stone. Click here to learn more. 

 

 

 

PAINT THE DESERT IN OIL
Oil paint on location the saturated hues of the mesas, the vivid golds of sunsets, and the many reds of O’Keeffe’s hills. Learn how to capture the everchanging light through value, color, and composition. Click here to learn more. 

 

 

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Festival of the Arts Week 3: July 21-27

In this workshop, we’ll fold a variety of containers, from elegantly simple ancient designs to ingenious modular constructions created by a modern origami master.  Click here to learn more.
 
 
 
 
 
LINOCUTS IN BLACK, WHITE & COLOR 
Folks who are new to relief printing as well as those who have had prior experience explore the compositional possibilities offered by the linocut. Click here to learn more.
 
 
 
 

 
PALM SPIRITS & TOTEMS: BRINGING CLAY TO LIFE 
Prospect for local clay. Use it to make small figures and animals in the palms of our hands. Fire our creations using a pit fire as the original inhabitants of the area did. Click here to learn more. 
 
 


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Uniquely Ghost Ranch…

ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATION
Become part of Ghost Ranch’s on-going archaeological research program as we continue excavation of GR-145, a rock shelter used by hunter and gatherers as early as 3000 years ago. Unearth bone tools, axes, points and fire pits. Work conducted in our laboratory is essential to the whole project. 
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