In this "Saturday Studio", everyday objects are given new meaning by manipulating their form to create art that makes the mundane magical. Learn how to make jewelry from pop-tops with #fwmoa Curatorial Intern Jenna Gilley!
Art Term Tuesday: Line
A line is just a...line, right? Not at all! Today, we look at the multiple roles that the line plays in art, both starring and supporting. One of the seven visual elements of art, the line is where every artist starts.
Saturday Studio: Feeling Bookish
With the snow melting and the sun shining, we're ready to get outside! Today in the Studio, we teach you how to make your own book to fill with sketches and stories from your outdoor adventures this weekend!
Saturday Studio: Mirror Mirror
Today in the Studio, we're making paintings inspired by African American artist Felrath Hines, who we profiled in a past "Treasures from the Vault" post. Learn an easy way to make mirrored, symmetrical images just like Hines to add to your Studio gallery!
Art Term Tuesday: Aesthetic or Esthetic?
Potato, Potato(e). Aesthetic, Esthetic. Today, we deep dive into the philosophical study of beauty, esthetics...or is it aesthetics? How is beauty defined and who defines it? Let's find out in this "Art Term Tuesday" from the #fwmoa blog!
Art Term Tuesday: Collage v. Mixed Media
Is it a collage? Or is it mixed media? Find out how to distinguish between these two extremely similar processes in this "Art Term Tuesday" from #fwmoa.
Saturday Studio: Easy Illusions!
#fwmoa Director of Visual Communications Kaitlin Binkley continues her Studio takeover today with a fun and simple Optical art drawing. All you need: paper, pencil, ruler, and colorful markers!
Art Term Tuesday: Craft Art
How do we define "real art"? For hundreds of years, it was defined by an art world that placed precedence on sculpture and painting. Today, the art world is becoming less stringent, seen through its welcoming of craft art.
Saturday Studio: Who Loves a Pop-Up? (We Do)!
This week in the studio, Director of Visual Communication at FWMoA Kaitlin Binkley takes over and walks us through creating a simple pop-up card, perfect for birthday celebrations and thank-yous! Learn how by following her step-by-step instructions.
Art Term Tuesday: Risograph
We've talked about multiple printing processes on the blog, but a Risograph was a new one for even some of our staff! Today, #fwmoa Print & Drawing Curator Sachi Yanari-Rizzo walks us through the process of these prints, currently on display in "Year of Making Meaning".