Fresh Cuts: Guest Conversation

“Measure Once, Cut Once” Recently I’ve been learning all about welding and how I can use that skill to create art. Before I get into it I wanted to have a conversation with an expert in the field. Luckily I know a guy! The expert I chose was Tracey Rogers, a guy that’s in theContinue reading “Fresh Cuts: Guest Conversation”

Fresh cuts: Comparing Work

“Measure once, cut once” Fresh cuts has taken a shift from woodworking to the opposite. Welding! For my next project I want to partner with a famous artist in Memphis, Tn Yvonne Bobo. I was inspired by her work and wanted to first create something alike. Below is my first sculpture in this journey. ThoughContinue reading “Fresh cuts: Comparing Work”

Q&A with Mary Beth Byrd

When did you start performing and competing in singing? I started singing as soon as I could talk. I grew up with a stuttering problem and was constantly made fun of it. But when I sing I don’t have a stutter, so singing was a way out of my stuttering problem growing up. Did youContinue reading “Q&A with Mary Beth Byrd”

Digital Sanctuary; Design Roadmap

In 2021 we in a developed world are dependent on consuming digital information, this information, is usually communicated through social media and news platforms. The vast majority of visual information is created for three purposes; sharing, informing, and selling a product. Much of this information has proven to be damaging to humans in ways thatContinue reading “Digital Sanctuary; Design Roadmap”

Conversation with David Andree

David Andree is an artist whose work spans painting, drawing, sculpture, and sound. He has had work exhibited at James Cohan Gallery and Metro Pictures in New York City, Rochester Contemporary Art Center, Hallwalls, the Big Orbit Gallery, Exhibit-A and the Burchfield Nature and Art Center in upstate New York, in addition to numerous venuesContinue reading “Conversation with David Andree”

Landscape Painting Tutorial

Before you start working with watercolors, it’s good to know that when working with watercolors, you always want to start with light and go dark instead of doing the opposite. If you start dark and just so happen to make a mistake, it’s going to be much harder to fix that mistake by simply coveringContinue reading “Landscape Painting Tutorial”

Painting with the best group of kids in the world

Let me just start off by saying that if I had to choose between working with kids or adults on art projects, I’d totally choose kids. For starters, I found out that when you’re working with kids, they are amazed by just about anything art related. Secondly, they will appreciate anything that the older kidContinue reading “Painting with the best group of kids in the world”

Painting Through The Ages

Stone Age (30,000 b.c. – 2500 b.c.) There are currently three ages of archaeology: the Stone Age, Bronze Age, and Iron Age. The Stone Age lasted about 3.4 million years, from 30,000 BCE to about 3,000 BCE, and ended with the advent of metalworking. Mesopotamian (3500 b.c. – 539 b.c.) The art of Mesopotamia survived from early hunter-gathererContinue reading “Painting Through The Ages”