• October 16, 2018
    6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Details about this Event:

$25 (prepaid) Supplies included.
Workshop Length: 2-1/2 Hours
Registration will close two days prior to the event.
First come first serve, so be sure to solidify your spot quickly!
Snacks, water, soda and coffee will be provided.  You may bring your own wine.
Workshop participants are encouraged to bring any specific books or materials they would like to incorporate into their artwork.
Includes your original Blackout Poems along with a unique finished printed version of your work for you to display!

What is Blackout Poetry, you ask?

Blackout Poetry is a mixture of poetry and art made by taking any form of printed text and blacking out the unwanted words to create a poem or statement. Standard techniques usually involve a black sharpie marker, but have evolved into other traditional (and even non-traditional) types of art mediums. I find it to be a look into the subconscious mind, a form of therapy if you will, that can promote mindfulness and creativity that can help overall well-being and mental health. And it’s creative and fun to do!

Everyone is Creative, including YOU!
Learn how to take old discarded book pages and turn them into thoughtful, creative works of visual poetry. The process is quite simple and meditative, making this workshop fun for ANYONE…no poetry or art experience is required! We’ll provide the materials and instructions. All you need is you! You will be amazed at what emerges after you have finished with this interactive Blackout Poetry workshop!

Some examples of Michael’s blackout poetry:

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Venue Phone: 330-707-4115

7350 Market St, Boardman, Ohio, 44512, United States

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