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Thu, Feb 22


Unwind & Design Creative Studio

Barrio Art : Textured Art

Objective: This lesson aims to introduce students to the captivating world of squeeze droplet graffiti within the unique context of a Chicano urban art studio, with a special focus on creating a dripping rose. Led by the experienced artist Casandra Bocanegra (REX). Ages : 12 and up

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Barrio Art : Textured Art
Barrio Art : Textured Art

Time & Location

Feb 22, 2024, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PST

Unwind & Design Creative Studio , 455 W State St, El Centro, CA 92243, USA

About the Event

Lesson Summary: Exploring Texture Graffiti Art with Casandra Moreno (REX)

Duration: 1.5 hours


This lesson aims to acquaint students with the captivating realm of texture graffiti art within the distinctive setting of a Chicano urban art studio, with a particular emphasis on crafting dynamic textures. Under the guidance of seasoned artist Casandra Moreno (REX), participants will not only learn the techniques of texture graffiti but also be empowered to cultivate and express their own artistic style, with an emphasis on incorporating textures into their artworks.

Key Learning Points:

Warm-up Activity:

Engagement in a brief warm-up exercise focused on graffiti lettering to acquaint students with foundational techniques and ignite their creativity.

Main Instruction on Texture Graffiti Art:

Introduction to the defining characteristics and impact of texture in graffiti art. Discussion on techniques for creating various textures using different tools and materials. Step-by-step demonstrations to guide students in incorporating texture into their graffiti artworks, with a special emphasis on experimenting with different surface treatments.

Hands-on Practice:

Provision of materials for students to experiment with texture graffiti art on their canvases. Personalized guidance from Casandra Moreno to foster creativity and skill development, particularly in the context of exploring diverse textures and surface treatments. Encouragement of collaboration and idea-sharing among students.

Reflection and Critique:

Group discussion providing students with an opportunity to reflect on their experiences, share challenges, and highlight successes encountered during the creative process. Showcase and discussion of selected artworks, emphasizing diverse approaches and interpretations of texture graffiti art.

Individual Exploration:

Encouragement for students to explore and develop their own artistic styles within texture graffiti art, with a continued focus on incorporating dynamic textures into their compositions. Discussion on how the art studio provides tools and guidance for personal artistic expansion and experimentation.


Summarization of key insights gained from the lesson, underscoring the significance of texture in graffiti art as a means of enhancing visual impact and expression. Overview of upcoming projects and opportunities for further exploration within the Chicano urban art scene. Invitation for students to share their thoughts and inquiries.

Art Studio Atmosphere:

The art studio cultivates a Chicano urban ambiance, immersing students in the vibrant culture and aesthetics of this artistic movement. Offering access to a diverse range of art mediums and materials, the studio fosters an environment conducive to exploration and expression. Casandra Moreno (REX) ensures that the studio remains a dynamic hub for creativity, providing students with the tools and inspiration to push their artistic boundaries, with a special focus on exploring and incorporating dynamic textures into their graffiti artworks.


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