Inspired by Indiana photographer Martina Lopez, today in the #studio we're trying her digital processes using a hands-on method to blend multiple images into one!
When an artist wants that extra "something" to add to their artwork, they often emboss or embellish it with gemstones, beads, lace, or string. Learn the difference between the terms, and see how artists utilize them in different media, in this #arttermtuesday!
We had some trouble choosing our #studio technique this week, so we were relieved to finally settle on relief printing! Check out how we channeled Japanese artist Kamisaka Sekka's color-blocked nature prints in this #saturdaystudio!
As summer comes to a close, we're staying inspired by the nature around us in the #Studio! Learn how to make a joyful (glittery!) work of art inspired by artist Frank Stella and his love of birds.
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!
Another "ism"?? Yes! This "ism", Pointillism, attempted to provide more rigor to the practice of painting by fusing it with the science of optics. Though a short-lived movement, its effects continue to be felt in the works of today.
This is a masterpiece! Today, we delve into how, by whom, and when a masterpiece work can be ascribed to an artist.
What's your first impression? We stepped outside the studio and took a brush from Impressionist artists, who focused on painting the changing light and colors around them in everyday scenes. Find out how we made Impressionism our own!
We're relieved this week, because we finally get to talk about relief sculpture! Want to experience it in person? Come visit us to see Indiana artist Dale Enochs' sculptural exhibit, "Static Energy", now on view.
Perhaps the most easily recognized genre in art, the still life is often ranked lowest among the principle subject types of Western art. Here, we explore the longevity of the genre and how artists have made it their own.