All posts tagged: learning

Creative Close-Up: Finding & Using Resources

6. 25. 18   When your an artist, a singer, songwriter, musician, or photographer you think that you’re at the pinnacle of your craft right? In other words, your at the top of your game and feel that you don’t need to further your craft. Not so. We all need fine tuning…kind of like going to the doctor and making sure our bodies are in great condition. Many creative people like to keep going with perfecting their craft. How in the world find and have the time to do it? There many resources, workshops, classes, conferences, you can even go online and find so many videos on painting, playing an instrument, taking photos, and on and on. For an artist like myself, I always try to keep my skills ongoing. I love learning new things and be creative you find ways of styling your artwork. You soon discover new techniques and ways of sketching, painting, watercolor. Same goes for musicians. Even photographers find techniques to create that perfect photo. I’m always on the lookout for …

ART CLOSE-UP: LEARNING & UNDERSTANDING DIGITAL ART

July 29, 2014 Hey there! This is the first Art Close-Up for Esquisses. It is a new series which the author can totally put the thoughts about art, what is art, voicing our opinions about the creativity, the back story, all of art.   Digital illustrations or design has come a long way. Since it’s existence, digital illustration has become the norm for artists to express their creativity, thoughts, emotions….well you get the picture. With digital we see the graphics, structure, colors all blending into a story. Like with all things art, we are pulled into another time, place or dimension.  This also has some people to think that it’s easy, just like sketching on a piece of paper. Well, not quite. Digital painting, sketching whatever takes lots of skill. As we all know by now, you can’t simply use a mouse. Duh! The mouse is not a very precise tool. What these artists can do with this type of medium is really fascinating. I would ask myself this question and I’m sure I’m not …

ART SCENE NEWSLETTER: PULSE NEW YORK & MoMA LEARNING

April 29, 2014 Good Afternoon! Last day of April 2014 and got some new stuff to share with you in the world of art….   PULSE NEW YORK CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR May 8-11 THE METROPOLITAN PAVILION 125 WEST 18TH STREET NEW YORK CITY From the website: Since 2005, PULSE Contemporary Art Fair has nurtured galleries and created an international community for them to grow within the contemporary art market. PULSE combines thoughtfully curated exhibitions with an evolving series of programming, which reflects the fair’s commitment to making the visitor experience a dynamic one. Under the leadership of Helen Toomer, newly appointed director, PULSE New York 2014 will present a revitalized platform for the discovery of contemporary art and will continue to demonstrate the fair’s commitment to the exchange of ideas from pioneering and seasoned artists. For more information on tickets, exhibitors and other good things go to pulse-art.com.   MoMA COURSES ONLINE Get your learning cap on with, cause MoMA is offering online courses this summer. Sign up before MAY 31 and get 30% off all instructor-Led Online Courses. …