There is something about January that is hopeful and comforting. A clean slate, feelings of anticipation and excitement for a new year are all around. It’s also a great time for reflection on what the past year was like. So we thought we would share a little update of what we did in 2017 over […]
How to shade a sphere – learn yourself or use this lesson to teach others.
Michele Guieu is an environmental artist currently focusing on the watershed and the consequences of human activity on the ocean through large scale inhalations.
Genevieve Hastings is a multimedia installation artist, Mother and director of Art Ark Gallery in San Jose.
Website builders allow you to develop a website without any previous knowledge of coding or design. Guest blogger Robert Mening shares important information about using website builders and offer a comparison of the top 10 website builder companies.
Recent winner of the Leigh Weimers Emerging Artist Award Kenneth Ronquillo of the The Lola x Kenneth Collaboration creates whimsical and meaningful paintings in collaboration with his Grandmother.
(In the previous lessons, the students were introduced to their own personal style and encouraged to collect ideas in their sketchbook. I recommend having the homework be to assign one page of the sketchbook, to be filled with one of the ideas from the list in lesson 2. This way when the class lessons seem […]
We are always trying to provide more information and resources for local artists. That is why we are happy to be launching our new section Artist Residencies. This section contains listings for Bay Area residencies as well as links to organizations that help you find residencies all over the world. If you have never been […]
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 […]
Nothing is more precious to an artist than their artwork and art supplies. That’s why they can oftentimes dread a big move, as the simple act of getting all of this from point A to point B can be a bit dangerous. If you want to make sure you make the move without damage to […]