Fundamentals of Art, Lesson 2.0

Fundamentals of Art, Lesson 2.0

Defining Style – Left Brain Now that you’ve focused on doodling and mark-making to start to identify your own signature style, there’s another more left-brained way to access creative output – through words.  A bit like “free-association” and a bit like “brainstorming”, the second lesson I teach is all about just writing down as many […]

Featured Artist Interview – Jenifer J. Renzel

Featured Artist Interview – Jenifer J. Renzel

Jenifer J. Renzel Website Facebook         Tell us about your artwork, medium, style, subject matter, etc. I work in two different mediums, acrylic paint and found objects. I switch back and forth between doing colorful mixed-media acrylic paintings and sculptural assemblages. When I feel blocked or uninspired in one medium, I switch […]

Self-Care for Artists: Part 4 – Create Space – by Christine Rasmussen

Self-Care for Artists: Part 4 – Create Space – by Christine Rasmussen

Artists work in all different kinds of ways – some messy, others pristine, but all with their own “method to their madness,” as the saying goes. There is a general consensus that one’s surroundings have an effect on one’s psyche, and therefore on one’s work.

How to Host your own SignStorm

How to Host your own SignStorm

SignStorm is an art installation intended as a peaceful act of resistance, a silent rally with signs instead of people.The purpose of this project was to provide an opportunity for everyone, regardless of their physical limits, to publicly express feelings about our president, our concerns about his chosen cabinet and administration, and fears for the resulting future of this country and our world.