Mixed Media Challenge
Spend a couple of hours being creative with art prompts and exercises using whatever materials that you might have on hand. No art experience necessary. Come with an open mind and willingness to try new techniques, make mistakes and uncover new discoveries. 
 
Material ideas: 
Surfaces:
sketchbook, drawing or cardstock paper, cardboard, construction paper, used envelopes
Art tools:
pencil, ballpoint pen, permanent marker, washable markers, colored pencils, oil pastel, chalk pastel, watercolor paint, eyeshadow palette, crayons, baby oil or cooking oil
Collage:
Junk mail, used calendars, magazines or newspaper, used wrapping paper or tissue paper, paper towels or napkins, stickers
Other to have on hand:
scissors, glue stick or school glue, paint brushes, cup of water, paper towels,q-tips, masking or washi tape
 
Jena Schieb has provided art and STEAM education for students at every age and level in schools and community and cultural organizations for over 15 years. She is owner of the virtual arts education business Art @ Home with Miss Jena, is the Education Manager at Artsmiths of Pittsburgh and Senior Educator at Carnegie Museum of Art. She was previously Director of Studio Art at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts and Studio Manager for Studio Make PGH. She is working artist, business owner and teaching artist with a Master's Degree in Education. 
 
Registration required. 
 
These programs will be conducted via the free video conferencing software Zoom and a Library staff member will be supervising the session. The Librarian coordinating the event will email each registrant a Zoom meeting invitation before the start of the program. Zoom is available as a free desktop (for Windows, MacOS, and Linux Operating systems) and mobile application for Android and Apple iOS devices. Once Zoom is installed, you will be able to join the virtual Library program.  

Registration is required. By registering for this event you have agreed to comply with the library's patron behavior policy. All non-compliant participants will be immediately and permanently blocked from further participation.  Because the Librarian facilitating the event will not be able to provide live technical support during the virtual program, it is strongly encouraged you familiarize yourself with Zoom in advance of the program. You can also contact the Library’s Virtual Reference Service for assistance learning Zoom. You can also join a test meeting to familiarize yourself with Zoom. For more in-depth instructions please visit the Zoom support page on joining a meeting. 

Date:
Wednesday Feb 2, 2022
Time:
1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM
Contact:
Laurena Schultz, Public Services Librarian    412-531-1912    mtleblibrarian@einetwork.net
Location:
Online!
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