Thursday, May 21, 2020

I will be conducting a seven day online "Zine" Making Workshop through Northern Kentucky University next month, if anyone might be interested in participating.
ART WORKSHOP - 'ZINE MAKING
teachers can earn 10 Professional Development hours!
In this seven day online workshop, you will create a 'zine edition of your own! This can include text and pictures, pictures only, text only. Both printing and binding techniques will be taught.
If you are an artist, writer, teacher or anyone with a story to tell, a point to make, or just like to draw and make things, this workshop is for you! No previous experience necessary.
'Zines (pronounced "zeens", short for magazines) are self-published mini books or original content about anything the author/illustrator chooses. Examples of topics range from comics, fanfiction, politics, art, and personal stories. Generally, they are reproduced on a photo copier in small print runs for sale or trade. Zines have been produced since the 1700’s and were created by politically-involved artists In the Dada and Surrealist movements in the early 20th century, and in the 1970s Punk subculture.
Instructor: Randel Plowman
Schedule:
June 13, 2020 - June 19, 2020
This workshop is for adults ages 18 and over
More info can be found at: nku.edu/artworkshops

Thursday, April 02, 2020

Northern Kentucky University Online Art of Collage Workshop


I will be teaching an online "Art of Collage" workshop through Northern Kentucky University's Summer Arts Program

Here is the updated link to sign up: https://musicprep.asapconnected.com/#CourseGroupID=47216

Collage is the art of recycling. It takes the old and makes it new again through fragmenting, re contextualizing and combining imagery in new and interesting ways. This seven-day online workshop explores the many possibilities that collage can offer. Several techniques will be explored in this hands-on workshop including; creating visually compelling imagery through the use of layering, using color effectively, how to create a strong composition and more.
This workshop is open to both beginner and advanced artists. 

Instructor: Randel Plowman
Schedule:
June 27-July 3, 2020
This workshop is for adults ages 18 and over


Teachers can earn 10 Professional Development hours!

Instructor: Randel Plowman

Schedule:
June 13-19, 2020
This workshop is for adults ages 18 and over

Sunday, December 01, 2019

New 2020 Online Collage Workshop


START 2020 WITH A NEW ONLINE CREATIVE COLLAGE WORKSHOP

Start the new year off with a new online collage workshop hosted by artist and author Randel Plowman. Whether it's gaining a new skill level or technique, challenging yourself artistically or simply seeing what dedication and commitment can produce, this workshop is for you. This 52 week long workshop is a personal journey that can offer an opportunity for self-discovery and personal growth. During this online collage workshop participants will be challenged to create a series of collages every week for the next 52 weeks. 
During this year-long online collage workshop participants can work at their own pace while sharing their work with others in the group, as we move along from project to project. Those taking the course will be presented with a weekly theme or technique to enhance artistic skills and help with overall technique and design skills. Personal weekly feedback on each week's work will be given.

Some things featured in this workshop
  • weekly prompts and exercises
  • downloadable video demos and projects
  • ability to share your work with others in the group
  • weekly feedback on each project
  •  online group exhibit based on a title or theme
  • group collage exchange
  • online classroom
  • demos

Some projects featured include: Week 5: Exploring Color Relationships, Week 16: Kurt Schwitters Style Collage, Week 18: Creating A Montage Using Dry Glue Technique, Week 21: Art of DécollageWeek 38: Tarot Card Collage, Week 47: Picture Consequence Exchange and more.  

This new year long online workshop starts Saturday, JANUARY  18, 2020 and will continue through January 25, 2021The workshop is only $180. A basic material list will be provided after signing up.

Space is limited for this workshop, so sign up early.   

Randel Plowman received his M.F.A. in printmaking from University of Wisconsin-Madison and his B.F.A. from Northern Kentucky University. He has exhibited in solo and juried exhibitions throughout the United States; in addition, his work appears in many public and private collections in North America and abroad, his work has been cited in numerous publications, including The New York Times and USA Today; been featured in The Paris Review, How Designmagazine, Artist Magazine and Somerset Studio. He is the author of two books, Masters: Collage, and The Collage Workbook: How To Get Started And Stay Inspired
Have a question or comment? Contact me at randelplowman@hotmail

Price $180
 

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Tell Me How You Feel / Limited Edition Artist Book

I've got a few more artist books available. These handmade books are 7" x 5"  and consist of 26 pages.  

Each book was created using a combination of archival inkjet and laser printers. This book is printed in a limited edition of 8. Each book has slight variations and is signed and numbered.    

Monday, December 18, 2017

Save $3 + Free Shipping On All 2018 Collage Calendars

2018 A Collage A Day Calendar
2018 A Collage A Day (Birds) Calendar


We only have a few more, A Collage A Day, calendars available. Save $3 and get FREE SHIPPING while they last. 



Each 5.5" x 8.5" calendar features twelve popular collage images from my, A Collage A Day blog and is printed on heavy premium matte finish photo paper using 8 color archival pigmented inks. The calendars are hand printed and assembled in a limited edition of 30 each, and come hand-signed with edition number and are joined together using a silver ball chain, with a connector that opens and closes to remove months. 
SOLD OUT

For more info click on the links above or go to: www.acollageaday.com
Happy Holiday!

Monday, December 04, 2017

Friday, December 01, 2017

Tell Me How You Feel


Tell Me How You Feel
handmade artist book
7" x 5" 26 pages 2017

This handmade artist book was created using a combination of archival inkjet and laser printers. This book is printed in a limited edition of 8. Each book has slight variations and is signed and numbered. 

$25 + FREE SHIPPING

Saturday, November 18, 2017

2018 A Collage A Day Birds Calendar

2018 A Collage A Day Birds Calendar

* limited edition of 30

* calendar is printed on premium matte finish 61 lb photo
paper using 8 color archival pigmented inks.

* a total of 14 pages make up each calendar including a page
that provides information about each image and is hand
signed with edition number.

* features twelve popular collage images.

* 5.5" x 8.5"

* the pages are joined together using a silver ball chain with
a connector that opens and closes to remove months or
to keep them all together.

*each calendar is shipped in a sturdy and secure cardboard mailer.


Reg. $25 NOW $22 + FREE SHIPPING
 Shipping outside the U.S. is $10 for first calendar an $5 for each additional calendar.

SOLD OUT
  
 

2018 A Collage A Day Calendar



2018 A Collage A Day Calendar

* limited edition of 30

* calendar is printed on premium matte finish 61 lb photo
paper using 8 color archival pigmented inks.

* a total of 14 pages make up each calendar including a page
that provides information about each image and is hand
signed with edition number.

* features twelve popular collage images.

* 5.5" x 8.5"

* the pages are joined together using a silver ball chain with
a connector that opens and closes to remove months or
to keep them all together.

*each calendar is shipped in a sturdy and secure cardboard mailer.


Reg. $25 NOW $22 + FREE SHIPPING
 Shipping outside the U.S. is $10 for first calendar an $5 for each additional calendar. 

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Monday, August 08, 2016

Conversations

Excited to be included in this group printmaking show! If you are in the Northern Kentucky area I hope that you can attend.
"Conversations, Curated by Andrea Knarr" opens Monday, August 22, 2016 at 9 a.m. in the Main Gallery and continues until Friday, September 16, 2016. This exhibtion will highlight 31 regional printmakers. The Main Gallery is located on the Third Floor of the Fine Arts Center at Northern Kentucky University. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. The night of the artist reception parking is avilable for free in parking lots I and D. Parking all other times is available for a small cost in the Welcome Center Garage. For more information contact David J. Knight at Knight@nku.edu or 859-572-5148.
https://www.facebook.com/events/186268075124037/

Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Spinner

Spinner
collage on paper
12" x 10" 2015
Comes mounted in a 18" x 16 - 6 ply archival mat
Includes Free Shipping 
$95

Friday, April 01, 2016

The Doorway

The Doorway
collage on paper
12" x 10" 2015
Comes mounted in a 18" x 16 - 6 ply archival mat
Includes Free Shipping 
$95