Reflections: Summer is Coming

May 30 / 16 Hello everyone…..enjoying the three-day weekend? I’m doing just that as well. When Memorial Day arrives, it feels like summer has just arrived. Actually, it won’t start sometime in June, but I do feel that the season is already here. So enjoy your Memorial Day and be blessed!     HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!                                                 featured image: wallpaperstock.net & http://www.memorialday2015.org   Continue reading Reflections: Summer is Coming

Creative Close-Up: Art Talks with Stephen Silver

May 27 / 16 Good Morning and Happy Friday! May is about to be going and it’s time for a Creative Close-Up. I’ve said that the Art Talks with Stephen Silver is extending for this summer and here he is to give more art talks….   Art Talk: My Art Sucks     Art Talk: Watch Out Studios, Here We Come       Art Talk: Artists, Forget About Your Future       Art Talk: Your Art and Life Are Going to Change   http://www.silvertoons.com stephensilver.blogspot.com Stephen Silver YouTube Silver’s Art Talks will be back next month. I hope … Continue reading Creative Close-Up: Art Talks with Stephen Silver

More Scene Wednesday: Project Pabst Denver 2016

May 18 / 16 One more thing to share with you people. Project Pabst is heading to Denver Colorado later this week. Lots of music and just plain ‘ol fun. (cred: Music Festival Wizard)     THE BASICS WHERE:DENVER, CO WHEN:MAY 20-MAY 22, 2016 TICKETS: $65 CAMPING: NO WEBSITE: OFFICIAL WEBSITE   THE 2016 LINEUP BARONESS VIOLENT FEMMES BARONESS BIG K.R.I.T. CHARLES BRADLEY COURTNEY BARNETT FIDLAR K. FLAY METZ NATHANIEL RATELIFF & THE NIGHT SWEATS SMALL BLACK THE COATHANGERS VIOLENT FEMMES For those in the area just go to the website listed above. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday and … Continue reading More Scene Wednesday: Project Pabst Denver 2016

Creative Spotlight: Ansel Adams

May 16 / 16 Hello everyone….for now the weekend is over and there are lots of things to put out this week. Ansel Adams is today’s Creative Spotlight. Known for his black and white photography of the American west, Adams was not only a photographer, but an environmentalist. from Wikipedia: With Fred Archer, Adams developed the Zone System as a way to determine proper exposure and adjust the contrast of the final print. The resulting clarity and depth characterized his photographs. Adams primarily used large-format cameras because their high resolution helped ensure sharpness in his images. I first discovered his work … Continue reading Creative Spotlight: Ansel Adams

Scene Wednesday: Call to Artists

May 4 / 16 Morning all! You know what this post is about. I know you guys have some creative ideas coming out of that brain of yours and it’s time to show people what you got. Here are a few that may interest you….. (cred: artshow.com) 36TH ANNUAL SPRING PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST (Posted: 2/6/16) — Photographer’s Forum and Sigma seek entries from amateur photographers worldwide. Over $6,950 in cash and equipment awarded! Juried by a panel of three judges. All Finalists, Honorable Mentions, and Winners will be published in the hardcover book Best of Photography 2016. Winners will also be … Continue reading Scene Wednesday: Call to Artists

Editor’s Desk: May 2016

May 1 / 16 Volume 4 / #5 Hello! April has gone and May is here. Lots of activities happening this month and that’s pretty good. For the past few months we’ve posted about the Fine Arts Work Center’s Summer Workshop Program, which will take place between June 12 – August 26 of this year. If this is something you might like to participate, you still got a chance. This summer there will be several writing conferences and workshops out there and Shadowbox is busy searching to get the information. Trust me on that! I’m sure some of you heard Beyoncé‘s … Continue reading Editor’s Desk: May 2016