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Recurring Event Teacher Workshop: Silver and Gold

An image of a winged fairy holding a sign that reads Merry Christmas. The fairy is outlined in black ink using Warhol's blotted line technique and is filled in with gold-leafing. The fairy also has a gold embossed applique on its headdress and belt.

Andy Warhol, Winged Fairy (Merry Christmas), 1956
The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Founding Collection, Contribution The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.
© The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc.

Explore Andy Warhol’s use of silver and gold throughout his career, from his gold Marilyns and Jackies to Elvis on the silver screen. Practice Warhol’s technique of gold leafing, found in the embellishment of his much-loved holiday cards and illustrations from the 1950s. Experiment with rubber stamping, blotted-line, and silkscreen printing to create holiday cards and wrapping paper. ACT 48 credit will be available for this workshop. Tickets include museum admission, workshop materials, and one drink ticket.


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