Español abajo Explore your house to collect objects to make artwork that incorporates pattern and repetition. Supplies Found Objects, Paper Instructions Step 1: Artists often utilize pattern or repetition to create rhythm in their artwork. Step 2: Explore your house. Look for materials that you can use to create your artwork. Look for materials… Read More about Movement Mondays: Exploring Pattern and Repetition
Follow Sam Gilliam’s ground breaking painting techniques and experiment with paint in this O-riginal Art Activity. Sam Gilliam is an African American artist that works in color field painting and lyrical abstraction. Gilliam lives and works in Washington D.C. He was a pioneer of Black Abstraction during the 1960s, a time when Abstraction was considered… Read More about O-riginal Art Activities: Super Soaker Painting Inspired by Sam Gilliam
Join or renew your membership to Ogden Museum of Southern Art through August 31 to save 25%! When you join the O, not only do you get to enjoy all the perks of membership, but your membership also helps us to share the art and culture of the American South. Here are just a… Read More about How your Membership Supports the O Join today to save 25% off Membership!
Create your own watercolor paint in this Movement Monday Activity. There are four main types of paint; acrylic, oil, watercolor, and gouache. Paint can be created in many ways. In the past, artists created their own paint from natural materials like flowers, charcoal, fruits and earth pigments. Supplies Small sealable containers, flowers, water Instructions Step… Read More about Movement Mondays: Flower Dyed Watercolor Paint
We have some amazing items by local businesses in the Ogden Museum Store, including handmade masks and bowties by Edward Wycliff, owner of Bow Shoeshoe – Mountain Kingdom Clothing. We had the opportunity to ask Wycliff some questions in order to get more familiar with his work and life passions. Here is what he had to… Read More about Q & A with Edward Wycliff, Owner of Bow Shoeshoe – Mountain Kingdom Clothing Featured in the Ogden Museum Store
Explore expressive brushstrokes to create an abstract painting. Randall Schmit was a visual artist born in Newark, New Jersey. He was raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. He attended Texas A&M University where he first studied architecture, but following his passion Schmit changed his major to painting. He later became the Studio Assistant to abstract colorist,… Read More about O-riginal Art Activities: Splatter Painting Inspired by Randall Schmit