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Pinellas Community Foundation celebrated its 50th anniversary earlier this year with Festivale 50, a celebration of the arts in Pinellas. Held at Creative Pinellas, Festivale 50 served as a showcase of Pinellas County’s incredible artistic range and talent. It was an...
Crazy days here in my studio. I have been working for several months on a number of pieces for the upcoming Pinellas Community Foundation’s “Festivale 50” event.
Creative Clay, PARC and The Arc Tampa Bay chose four community artists over the age of 60 who used art to answer the question: How does it feel to age?
Inspiration is the starting point for an artwork; it’s the match that lights your fire. I would like to suggest another use for Inspiration (with a capital ‘I’): as a learning tool.
What kind of environment gets your creative juices flowing? A quiet, orderly space? Soft music, nature sounds or perhaps heavy metal? Whatever your motivation, build your stage to inspire your work.
We tend to think that we “know,” at least generally speaking, what we are looking at. But are we really seeing what we are focused on?
Invert Positive Space With Reductive Drawing Drawing is generally thought of as applying lines to a surface. The lines are the positive space, while the surrounding background is the negative space. I like to use a reductive style of drawing, which inverts the...
How Does an Artist Find Support? The thing about visual arts is that they are such a solitary pursuit. In other art disciplines, there is usually a broader group or partnership involved in the development and publishing or performance of an artwork. Not so much with...
It seems for most people “being Inspired” is criteria for being able to make art. Without it, nothing can happen. Don’t let your lack of inspiration stop you from working. Learn how to just do it.