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G2 Collaborative

G2 Collaborative Wendy Gilbert is originally from Connecticut but has lived in the Rio Grande Valley for over 20 years. Fred Gonzalez is a McAllen native. Both are graduates of UTPA. The G Squared Collaborative began in 2011 through our collaboration (Gilbert & Gonzalez) as middle school art teachers at DeLeon Middle School in McAllen, TX. While their personal art styles are different, both agree that process, creativity and experimentation are the center of a strong visual arts program. The team has personally work in a variety of materials both 2D & 3D, traditional and digital. Courses: Mixed Media Madness Drawing with Creativity

G2 Collaborative Wendy Gilbert is originally from Connecticut but has lived in the Rio Grande Valley for over 20 years. Fred Gonzalez is a McAllen native. Both are graduates of UTPA. The G Squared Collaborative began in 2011 through our collaboration (Gilbert & Gonzalez) as middle school art teachers at DeLeon Middle School in McAllen, TX. While their personal art styles are different, both agree that process, creativity and experimentation are the center of a strong visual arts program. The team has personally work in a variety of materials both 2D & 3D, traditional and digital.

Courses

Mixed Media Madness

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Thursdays – 6:00pm to 8:00pm | Start Date: Oct 11, 2018 | End Date: Nov 15, 2018

Experimentation is the heart of artmaking. Using different types or art media together can result in fun and fascinating things. Mixed Media Madness is taught by Wendy Gilbert, a local artist and experienced K-12 Visual Arts teacher. In each class, we will mix and match materials to create fun and interesting art. Media will include Gelli printing, watercolor and cardboard.   For artists and non artists alike. Be prepared to get a little messy. An apron and a sketchbook are recommended. This is a great class to take with another person. We encourage parents and their older children, couples, and friends. Come be creative together with The G Squared Collaborative. There will be a materials fee of $30 payable to the G Squared Collective at the 1st class. Cash and Card are accepted. Taught by Wendy Gilbert, G Squared Collaborative, Founder & Instructor communities. Jump in! and take a lesson you’ll open up the doors to a world of life changing creative experiences.

Drawing with Creativity

Registration Closed

Saturdays – 10:00am to 12:00pm | Start Date: Oct 13, 2018 | End Date: Nov 17, 2018

Does the idea of a drawing class intimidate you? Do you feel like you spend more time erasing than drawing? Are you an artist that is feeling blocked or uninspired? Come draw with Fred Gonzalez, a local artist and experienced K-12 Visual Arts teacher. We will practice drawing from imagination and observation, using a variety of drawing media. Our exercises will provide you a series of techniques you can use to improve your drawing skills and exercise your imagination. Making art is hard work, we will show you how to have fun with the process. No artistic skills are required, just a willingness to try. This is a great class to take with another person. We encourage parents and their older children, couples, and friends. Come be creative together with The G Squared Collaborative. Students under 13 may attend but must participate with their parents. Required Materials: A Canson 9 ”x 12” Mixed Media Sketchbook & a pencil. Taught by Fred Gonzalez, G Squared Collaborative, Founder & Instructor