Mark Making And Glass House Collective Have Paint, Print And Paste Camp

Friday, October 18, 2013

Mark Making and Glass House Collective are offering a free fall break camp, Paint, Print, and Paste, for East Chattanooga teens.  Participants will be working with professional artists Rondell Crier and Chad Burnette to animate store fronts on Glass Street, create graffiti paste-up posters for the city of Chattanooga’s Affordable Housing Pilot, screen-print T-shirts with Garuda Screenprinting, and explore 3D printing technology for an unprecedented application in an upcoming Mark Making mural. 

“We are extremely excited about Paint, Print, and Paste.” said Zach Atchley, project director at Mark Making.  “The students will be introduced to a wide range of traditional and cutting-edge creative enterprises, including a taking a field trip to a high-tech Chattanooga State computer lab and bringing 3D printing technology to them in East Chattanooga."

Paint, Print, and Paste is funded, in part, by the Community Foundation of Greater Chattanooga.



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