Posts Tagged ‘painting’
Comments Off on Learn Pastels the easy way! Painting with Pastels
Learn pastels and expand your creativity! Take art classes and learn skills that will be with you for a life-time.
This art class covers color theory and painting techniques in soft chalk pastels. You learn about papers and various drawing techniques. Beginners welcomed.
If you are experienced or have taken previous classes please bring your art work to class to show me what you would like to work on for this session.
Register at front desk or online.
Where: North Valley Senior Center
Times: 4:30pm – 6:30 pm
Dates: February 3 – 24 th
Days: Tuesday Afternoons
Cost: $45.00 person
Other: Materials supplied
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You will learn how to apply and create textures, while making visually pleasing and interesting artwork. Learn resist techniques and photocollage transfers.
Elaine Cimino, artist/instructor, has 20 plus years experience teaching art to all levels and ages of students according to their abilities.
Learn the fundamentals of art to apply to your own interests and artwork.
No experience necessary. Register at front desk or call the Senior Center to sign up
Address: 3825 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107 Phone:(505) 761-4025
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Address: 3825 4th St NW, Albuquerque, NM 87107 Phone:(505) 761-4025
Materials provided http://www.borntodraw.com/workshops/painting-flowers-acrylics/
For additonal infomration on artist instructor see: www.elaineciminostudios.com
Comments Off on Earthscapes Series and US Artists Projects
I am working on a new series of paintings called, “Earthscapes.
The Earthscapes painting project creates a new series of 7 large format paintings that conceptualizes and contextualizes our relationship to water and its effects on society. The essence of my painting is landscape that discovers the effects of water and evokes the sense of place. The Evolutionary Landscape Series has been the focus of my artwork and Earthscapes has evolved o
ut of this work. In this project focus on imagery of satellite and microcosms view points of landscape and human relationships to it, and the behavior that has altered the ability for the Earth’s systems to cool the planet and my work will address the repercussions of action and inaction of the crisis.
I will blog updates and thoughts on process as I move forward with this new journey. Please join me on www.USAprojects.com and help support this endeavor.
Comments Off on Upcoming Spring 2013 Art Workshops in ABQ
There are several classes being offered for adults at the North Valley and Highland Senior Centers. Please see our web page and sign up. You can pay for the class online or come to class and pay. Please remember to sign up if you are interested. We try to have at least 3 people and the limit is 8 people per class. Classes may cancel if we do not have the attendance needed. Whether you are experienced or a beginner you are welcome. Depending on the experience of the class each lesson will be geared towards the students interest. → Read more
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This exhibition took place earlier this year. The last time I saw a Richter painting was at the Lannan Foundation in Los Angeles some 25 years ago. The images is stil fresh in my nimd. the he play with surface and imagery amazes me and he is my painter’s painter. If you ever get the chance to see a Richter painting the travel is worth the time. It is no wonder that people are undaunted by the elements to see his work. I agree he is one of the best. Read and enjoy.
Posted under the Creative Commons License 4.0 attribution.By NICHOLAS KULISH
BERLIN — Undaunted by the layer of snow crunching underfoot, hundreds of art enthusiasts stood in a line stretching halfway around the Neue Nationalgalerie on a recent morning here, eager to see the Gerhard Richter retrospective.
“He’s the greatest living German painter,” said Monika Dietz, 60, an eye doctor from Berlin, when asked why she was braving subfreezing temperatures to see the Richter show. “With everything I’ve heard and read and seen about how important he is, I wanted to see for myself.” → Read more
Comments Off on Universal Concern that Creativity is Suffering at Work and School
See the www.borntodraw.com website Let me know how we might be able to create a space where we can roll out the Born to Draw® art curriculum.Universal Concern that Creativity is Suffering at Work and School
SAN JOSE, Calif. — April 23, 2012 — New research reveals a global creativity gap in five of the world’s largest economies, according to the Adobe® (Nasdaq:ADBE) State of Create global benchmark study. The research shows 8 in 10 people feel that unlocking creativity is critical to economic growth and nearly two-thirds of respondents feel creativity is valuable to society, yet a striking minority – only 1 in 4 people – believe they are living up to their own creative potential.
Interviews of 5,000 adults across the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France and Japan expose surprising attitudes and beliefs about creativity, providing new insights into the role of creativity in business, education and society overall.
Workplace Creativity Gap The study reveals a workplace creativity gap, where 75% of respondents said they are under growing pressure to be productive rather than creative, despite the fact that they are increasingly expected to think creatively on the job. Across all of the countries surveyed, people said they spend only 25% of their time at work creating. Lack of time is seen as the biggest barrier to creativity (47% globally, 52% in United States).
Education Concerns More than half of those surveyed feel that creativity is being stifled by their education systems, and many believe creativity is taken for granted (52% globally, 70% in the United States).
“One of the myths of creativity is that very few people are really creative,” said Sir Ken Robinson, Ph.D., an internationally recognized leader in the development of education, creativity and innovation. “The truth is that everyone has great capacities but not everyone develops them. One of the problems is that too often our educational systems don’t enable students to develop their natural creative powers. Instead, they promote uniformity and standardization. The result is that we’re draining people of their creative possibilities and, as this study reveals, producing a workforce that’s conditioned to prioritize conformity over creativity.”
Creativity Rating: Japan Ranked Most Creative The study sheds light on different cultural attitudes toward creativity. Japan ranked highest in the global tally as the most creative country while, conversely, Japanese citizens largely do not see themselves as creative. Globally, Tokyo ranked as the most creative city – except among Japanese – with New York ranking second. Outside of Japan, national pride in each country is evident, with residents of the United Kingdom, Germany and France ranking their own countries and cities next in line after Japan.
The United States ranked globally as the second most creative nation among the countries surveyed, except in the eyes of Americans, who see themselves as the most creative. Yet Americans also expressed the greatest sense of urgency and concern that they are not living up to their creative potential (United States at 82%, vs. the lowest level of concern in Germany at 64%).
Generational and gender differences are marginal, reinforcing the idea that everyone has the potential to create. Women ranked only slightly higher than men when asked if they self-identified as creative and whether they were tapping their own creative potential.
Four in 10 people believe that they do not have the tools or access to tools to create. Creative tools are perceived as the biggest driver to increase creativity (65% globally, 76% in the United States), and technology is recognized for its ability to help individuals overcome creative limitations (58% globally, 60% in the United States) and provide inspiration (53% globally, 62% in the United States).
About the Adobe State of Create Study The study was produced by research firm StrategyOne and conducted as an online survey among a total of 5,000 adults, 18 years or older, 1,000 each in the United States, United Kingdom, Germany, France and Japan. Interviewing took place from March 30 to April 9. The data set for each country is nationally representative of the population of that country.
Comments Off on The Nine Nobel Peace Laureates Call on NBC to Cancel “Stars Earn Stripes”
New show promotes an “inglorious tradition of glorifying war and armed violence”
OTTAWA – August 13 – Nine Nobel Peace Laureates today issued an open letter to the Chairman of NBC Entertainment, as well as General Wesley Clark and others involved in the new “reality” show premiering tonight on NBC—“Stars Earn Stripes”—calling on them to walk away from the show immediately.
In the letter, the Laureates—who include Archbishop Desmond Tutu, Jody Williams and President Oscar Arias Sanchez—note that “war isn’t entertainment” and challenge NBC’s promotional line that that such a television program would be “pay[ing] homage to the men and women who serve in the U.S. Armed Forces and our first-line responder services.”
The Laureates say that the program pays homage to no one and is “a massive disservice to those who live and die in armed conflict and suffer its consequences long after the guns of war fall silent.” → Read more
Watercolor Classes for all levels of experience are being offered by Elaine Cimino at the Highland Senior Center, Albuquerque, NM
Costs: 8 lessons for $75.00 You will keep the supplies. Instructor will supply paper. Payment Methods: Cash, Check, SASE in center office or Paypal ecimino10(at)gmail(dot)com Total cost is $100.00. In case of a class cancellation due to illness there will be one makeup class given that is dependent on facility availability. This class builds on the other classes offered in this series. Where: Highland Senior Center Dates: July 7th to August 25th Times: Saturday Mornings 10am – until Noon Other: 8 week class to learn how to paint with watercolors. The classes will concentrate on painting still-life of fruit, vegetables, flowers and other still life objects. The goal of the class will be to build a portfolio of your images that will contribute to a book of poetry, greeting cards and/or a calendar.
July 7th Begins a new session Scan UR Code to Register For Classes or http://borntodraw.wufoo.com/forms/m7x3r3/ The drop down window has class offerings
Elaine Cimino Studios
Registration for Art Classes July through December 2012
at the North Valley Senior Center
Please check a class and spark your creativityo Learn Watercolor –July 17th –September 11th for 8 wks Cost: $75.00 o Pastel Workshop – September 18th– October 30th for 6wks Cost: $65.00 o Drawing for the Holidays and Special Occasions- November 6th -December 18th for 6 wks Cost: $65.00
All Classes will be on Tuesday Afternoons at 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Method of payment
Cash, Check: Make payable to: Elaine Cimino Studios
Use SASE available at Senior Center Office
or use PayPal http://www.paypal.com for online payment
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