"Underground Railroad Quilts"
Guest Artist: Guest Artist: Gayle Beard
ALL IN PERSON TRAINING NIGHTS ARE CANCELLED / ONLINE TRAINING FILM AVAILABLE IN OCTOBER
In celebration of Black History Month students will learn about the Underground Railroad and discover how one family's map to freedom was woven into the art of a quilt. Local artist Gayle Beard has created an amazing gallery of paintings representing these quilts and will lead students in creating their own story through pictures and "quilt squares" made out of cardstock and colored pencils.
- History of quilting and its connection to the Underground Railroad
- How to tell a story through pictures
- Colored pencil techniques
- Local artist profile - Pacific NW artist Gayle Beard