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Waunakee WRAP (WI Regional Art Program) Workshop feat. Muralist Emily Balsley

201 N. Madison Street
Waunakee, WI 53597
  • Presented By: Village of Waunakee
  • Dates: May 15, 2021
  • Location: Community Hall/History Hall (virtual option also available)
  • Phone: (608) 850-2182
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Price: $5 Fee to attend workshop only
OVERVIEW

Community members ages 14+ can join us at the Waunakee Public Library on Saturday, May 15th, 2021 for an educational and hands-on workshop as part of Waunakee’s first ever year participating in the Wisconsin Regional Art Program (WRAP)!

Murals are a powerful art form. They can inspire, educate, persuade, entice emotions, or tell a story. They can completely change the vibe of a space. They invite viewers in and become a destination. All of that in one wall! Do you have an idea you’d love to see painted at a large scale? Do you love the thought of painting a mural, but have no idea how to start? Are you intimidated by the idea of “going big”? Or do you simply want to learn more about the process of painting a mural? If so, then this workshop is for you.

Join Emily Balsley, Madison-based illustrator, and mural artist as she walks you through the steps of painting your first mural. From finding the right space, to tools & supplies, to navigating transfer methods, and learning some tips & tricks, Emily will cover it all in this comprehensive workshop. There will even be an opportunity to help Emily paint a custom mural designed specifically for the Village of Waunakee! Take a peek here at some of her work: http://www.emilybalsley.com/murals

A virtual workshop option is available as well. The workshop will be live streamed via zoom and virtual participants will receive:
- A link to join the zoom meeting.
- A scaled down version of the mural being painted at the workshop.
- Booklet with the presentation information.
- Set of Acrylic Paints & Brushes

This workshop is included for registered WRAP participants who have submitted artwork to the exhibition and further registration is not required. Non-participant community members ages 14 and up can register via the link below and participate in the workshop for a $5.00 fee.

Community Workshop Registration: www.waunakee.com/WaunakeeWRAP

For questions about the Waunakee WRAP Workshop & Exhibition, please contact coordinator Kylie West at (608) 850-2182 or administrator@waunakee.com.

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