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Hello Friends! Can you believe it! We made it to 2021! For many of us, 2020 was a particularly rough year! We lost friends and family due to the pandemic and were not able to console them in person. There was civil unrest in many places! At home in Philly, there were several days where […]
Happy Halloween Everyone! I know it’s been a while since I last posted on #SlayInspireCreate but I have returned with lots of new work to share with you as well as some exciting news! October brings on one of my favorite art events known as #Drawlloween! There are many versions but the one that inspires […]
Hey everyone! It’s time for an new installment of #SlayInspireCreate! Today I want to share a bit about my background and it’s relationship to my life as an artist. I will also be introducing another artist who I feel shares similar experiences and ideology. The setting was Agra, India. The year was 1980. Perhaps just […]
Hi everyone! Today on #SlayInspireCreate were going to look at some art/artists ( mainly my own work 🙂 ) that use the human form and portraiture to tell a story or to reinterprete an existing image. Artist, Cindy Sherman. Born in 1954, Cindy is an American artist who is known for her photography consisting of […]
Hey all! Well this week, we are gonna take a dive into something new! And knowing myself, this blog will definitely take a different direction each week! So be prepared! 🙂 Today, I want to simply share what I’ve been up to recently. This is the piece I just finished, entitled ” In the Cycle […]
Hi there! Here are some cool activities and crafts inspired by the artists we looked at this week! 1. Spider sculpture inspired by Louise Bourgeois’s spider sculptures Supplies: Thick bendable wire for legs pipe cleaners or lighter weight wire for the thorax Wire cutters or scissors for pipe cleaners Electrical tape Suggested length of wire […]
Hi! Here are some awesome links to some videos on the artists we looked at on Monday as well as some great ebooks available on Hoopla! Francis Bacon: A Collection of 369 Works. YouTube Channel: LearnFromMasters https://youtu.be/YYLj1_PaPHA The South Bank Show: Francis Bacon, YouTube Channel: xenbay https://youtu.be/VfTgEKQj0Dk Louise Bourgeois – ” I Transform Hate Into […]
Hello! I want to thank you for joining me on this little journey through these various art eras and movements. I will continue to post on #SlayInspireCreate next week but my posts will take a different direction. Please stay tuned! All will be revealed in due time! Thank you to anyone who has taken the […]
Hi everyone! Here are some super fun activities and crafts inspired by our fabulous surrealist artists! 1. Frida Kahlo once said ” I paint self- portraits because I am so often alone, because I am the person I know best. ” Frida’s self portraits reflected various times in her life and how she was feeling […]
Hi there! Here are some awesome links to some videos on the artists I introduced this week as well as some great ebooks! Please enjoy! 🙂 Dorothea Tanning – Pushing the Boundaries of Surrealism. TateShots, YouTube Channel: Tate https://youtu.be/92LvYigLMLc Dorothea Tanning – An American Artist and Surrealist Painter, YouTube Channel: mjmj007a https://youtu.be/o1SZ-99Qx1M Max Ernst. HOW […]
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