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 15, 2016

Creating Artist Books: 6 Week Online Bookmaking Workshop

Creating Artist Books: 6-Week Online Bookmaking Workshop

Randel Plowman will be conducting a six-week online bookmaking course.
Participant will be creating a variety of artist’s books during this 6- week online workshop. This course will feature online videos, demos and downloadable instructions for each project. Exploration of materials is encouraged and students can combine other media that they are familiar with such as photography, drawing, printmaking, painting, collage etc. Students will learn the basics of hand-made book production and practice several simple binding techniques that can be done at home.The workshop starts May 28 and runs through July 9.

Some things features in this workshop will include:

·      Overview of materials
·      Online videos and instructions for making a variety of hand-made books 
·      Exploring different handmade book structures methods
·      Basic principles and terms for bookbinding
·      Creative prompts for journaling
·      Weekly projects
·      Opportunity to share work online with others taking the course
·      Creating theme based artist books and more
·      Several binding techniques including Saddle Stitch, Pamphlet Binding
Japanese Stab Binding, Coptic Stitch and more.  

A complete materials list will be sent a few weeks before the course starts

Randel Plowman received his B.F.A. from Northern Kentucky University and his M.F.A. in printmaking  from University of Wisconsin-Madison. 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 How Design magazine, Artist Magazine, Somerset Studio and Studio Apprentice. He is the author of two books, Masters: Collage, and The Collage Workbook: How To Get Started And Stay Inspired, voted Best Art Instruction Book of 2012 by the Library Journal. 

For more info contact Randel Plowman at: randelplowman@hotmail.com

6 Week Online Artist’s Books Workshop
$120

Saturday, April 02, 2016

My Next Online Collage Workshop Starts Soon

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Collage is the art of taking something old and making it new. Through fragmenting, combining and recontextualizing, images can be transformed and given new meaning. Join artist and author Randel Plowman for a new 6-week online collage art workshop. Each person signing up for the course will be provided with weekly projects and exercises  .

Some of the things featured in this course:
Downloadable online video demos and exercises
Online classroom with group discussion forum
Interactive online group for sharing your work with others
Weekly projects and exercises to enhance your creativity
Optional one on one critiques via email
Creating work based on a themes
Daily creativity inspirations
How to document your work
An overview of materials
Matting and framing your art
Step by step guide for setting up your on art blog
The course starts May 11   and continues through June 25.  A material list will be sent a few weeks before the course starts and are typically kept to a minimum with basis art supplies. The cost for this new 6–week course is only $120
 
Randel Plowman received his B.F.A. from Northern Kentucky University and his M.F.A. from University of Wisconsin-Madison. 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 How Design magazine, Artist Magazine, Somerset Studio and Studio Apprentice. He is the author of two books, Masters: Collage, and The Collage Workbook: How To Get Started And Stay Inspired, voted Best Art Instruction Book of 2012 by the Library Journal. 

For more info contact Randel Plowman at: randelplowman@hotmail.com

6 Week Online Collage Workshop
$120

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

Monday, August 17, 2015

New Approaches to Mixed Media Collage: 6 Week Online Workshop

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New Approaches to Mixed Media Collage: 6 Week Online Workshop 

Join artist and author Randel Plowman for a 6-week online collage workshop.
Beginning and advanced artists alike will benefit from this hands-on online workshop filled with downloadable projects and video demos, discussions about materials and techniques and more.  In addition to creating collages, participants will also learn about matting and framing their work. Those signing up for the course will also have the opportunity to participant in a theme-based online exhibition. An exhibition book will also be published that will include everyone’s work.
Everyone will be able to download projects and video demos to work on at their own convenience, share work and comment on others work on a private group site and read weekly interviews from other artists working in collage and more.

Workshop starts: September 12 and will run through October 24, 2015
Some of the things that will be featured in this course:

  •   8- online collage projects with downloadable video demos
  •   Overview of materials and tools
  •   Weekly artists interviews
  •   Ability to share your work with others taking the course
  •   Documenting your work: scanning, photographing and preparing your work for the web.
  •   Overview of matting and framing your art
  •   Optional one on one critiques via email
  •   Opportunity to participate in a theme-based online group collage exhibition which will include an optional book with everyone’s work and more.  
A material list will be sent a few weeks before the course starts and are typically kept to a minimum with basis art supplies. The cost for the 6 week online course is only $120.

Randel Plowman received his M.F.A. 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 How Design magazine, Artist Magazine, Somerset Studio and Studio Apprentice. He is the author of two books, Masters: Collage, and The Collage Workbook: How To Get Started And Stay Inspired, voted Best Art Instruction Book of 2012 by the Library Journal. He is currently working on a new book about collage.
For more information about this online course please contact me at: randelplowman@hotmail.com

The workshop is limited to 20 people, so sign up early.

Cost for entire six week course is $120

No Place Better Than Here: Mixed media collages by Randel Plowman

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No place better than here
Mixed media collages by Randel Plowman

August 17 – September 18, 2015
Gallery talk // September 10, 3:30PM
Artist reception // September 10, 5–7PM
Northern Kentucky University School of the Arts
Fine Arts Center Third Floor Gallery
Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9am–9pm.

Saturday, August 01, 2015

No Place Better Than Here: Mixed media collages by Randel Plowman

Effective Flower Arrangement
collage on paper
12" x 10" 2015

"No Place Better Than Here: Mixed media collages by Randel Plowman" opens Monday, August 17, 2015 at 9 a.m. in the Third Floor Gallery and continues until Friday, September 18, 2015. The third Floor 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. Parking is available for a fee in the Welcome Center Garage. For more information contact David J. Knight at Knight@nku.edu or 859-572-5148.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Editioned Prints For Sale


I've editioned a number of prints of my past colleges and am offering them for sale. Each Giclée print is signed and numbered and is printed in a limited edition of 9 on archival Somerset Velvet Fine Art paper. Includes free shipping and print documentation.
Please check back for new editions.

Monday, March 16, 2015

New Online Collage Workshop Starts on March 22


New Online Mixed Media Collage Workshop

This is the last week to sign up for my new online mixed media collage workshop. This one will run for two months and will start March 22. I hope to see you there!

You can find out more information or sign up for the workshop by clicking om the link below:

http://acollageaday.blogspot.com/2015/02/new-mixed-media-collage-workshop_23.html

If you have any questions please contact me at: randelplowman@hotmail.com

Friday, March 06, 2015

New Online Mixed Media Collage Workshop

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New Online Mixed Media Collage Workshop

Join artist and author Randel Plowman for an 8 week personalized collage art workshop.  Each person signing up for the course will be provided with projects catered to their own skill levels and or time constraints. The course is custom designed for both beginner and advanced artist. Whether you want to work on a series or body of work or simply want to try new techniques for collage this workshop in for you.

Some of the things featured in this course:

·      Downloadable online video demos and prompts
·      Online classroom with group discussion forums
·      Private Facebook group for sharing your work with others taking the course
·      Weekly projects and ideas to enhance your creativity
·      Optional one on one critiques via email, Skype or phone
·      Creating a body of work based on a themes.
·      Daily creativity prompts
·      Documenting your work
·      Optional group critiques via Skype
·      After the course is complete a themed-based online exhibition will be presented. Participants taking the course will get to choose the theme or title for this exhibition
·      An overview of materials
·      Matting and framing your art
·      Downloadable content and more

The course starts March 22 and continues until May 24. A material list will be sent a few weeks before the course starts. Supplies are typically kept to a minimum using mostly basis art supplies.  The cost for the entire 8-week course is only $150

Before signing up you should have access and be familiar with the following.

        •       computer
        •       internet connection
        •       scanner or digital camera
        •       inkjet printer
        •       some skills using social media tools such as Facebook, etc.

Randel Plowman received his B.F.A. from Northern Kentucky University and his M.F.A. from University of Wisconsin-Madison. 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 How Design magazine, Artist Magazine, Somerset Studio and Studio Apprentice. He is the author of two books, Masters: Collage, and The Collage Workbook: How To Get Started And Stay Inspired, voted Best Art Instruction Book of 2012 by the Library Journal. This is ninth online collage workshop since 2013.
For more information about this online course please contact me at: randelplowman@hotmail.com 


To sign up for this course click on link below.
8-Week course is only $150