5.26.2020 A drive-in theater or drive-in cinema is a form of cinema structure consisting of a large outdoor movie screen, a projection booth, a concession stand, and a large parking area for automobiles. Within this enclosed area, customers can view movies from the privacy and comfort of their cars. Wikipedia The … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: The Return of the Drive-In Theater
4.29.2020 A lot of us have been in quarantine for the past several weeks. For those who are artists, painters, musicians, photographers, and so forth, that means really getting creative with projects. You may have put some on the backburner … Continue reading Reflections: Quarantine Creativity
4.27.2020 Dear Hollywood, Honestly, I don’t know where to begin. Since the Coronavirus has put you at a standstill, I think now is the time to really tell you something. Directors, producers, writers, those who work behind the scenes, you … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: Dear Hollywood
10.28.19 I’ve been itching to write about this. It is the perfect subject for this month. Some of you have read about Martin Scorses‘s opinion about Marvel movies. For those who haven’t let me fill you in. Scorsese is promoting … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: There Is Room for All Cinema
6.24.19 When we see the latest trailer for a film, we get a bit excited, curious, and somewhat skeptical. For the last several years it seems that movie trailers are giving away a bit too much. That’s what most folks … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: Are Movie Trailers Revealing Too Much?
4.30.19 Hello everyone! I found an article from Art Business News that I wanted to share with you today. It’s by Katey Carey titled, How Artists Can Strong Impressions and Forge Relationships with Galleries. I hope you like and learn … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: For the Artists…
1.28.19 Hello everyone! The last few days of January are upon us and it’s time for a creative close-up of a documentary film I just have seen on Netflix. Blurred Lines: Inside the Art World, explores the value of contemporary art. The film was released in September 2017. The docufilm directed by Barry Avrich speaks to gallerists, journalist, collectors, art critics, even the artists such as Marina Abramovic, Rashid Johnson, and Julian Schnabel. The value of art can be tricky business, how about trying to find your target market…that is tricky too. I found this short review from Shayna Weingast on … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: Inside the Contemporary Art World
12.30.18 I know there was something planned for this month’s Creative Close-Up, but I wanted to do something different of course. So I choose my best creative close-up. Creative Close-Up: Creating Art On My Terms “You can draw…ohhh. Can you … Continue reading My Best Creative Close-Up for 2018…