Monthly Archives: March 2011

The Art of Handcrafting Jewelry

In the last couple of weeks – Marcos and Naomi have learned to handcraft their own rings from start to finish with jewelry artist Caroline Glemann. They began by recycling silver by melting it down using a charcoal block and … Continue reading

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Discovering what 15 square feet feels like (and other ideas…)

Octavia is off to a great start and is at the beginning of her design process.  She has been diagramming and developing a program and is about to begin working on Schematic Design.  In the coming weeks she will begin … Continue reading

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Crockery Avalanche [still]

Using Dragon Stop-Motion we created our first animation moving around broken china, we’ll try and post the video next week… – Posted by Brittany Mentors: Eve Sussman and Simon Lee, Video Artists  

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Britt and Zipp peruse the booths

On March 2nd we visited the Armory Art Fair at Pier 94. An art fair is a big show where people go to view and buy artwork. One of the pieces I really liked at the art fair was a … Continue reading

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Britt and Zipp watch the clock

On February 16th we met in Chelsea to go to the Paula Cooper Gallery to see Christian Marclay’s piece The Clock. There were a lot of interesting things and many ways to describe the work. It was definitely very creative. … Continue reading

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Mural design workshops with Rebecca Graves, 3/3/11 and 3/10/11

What does it take to turn an ordinary school cafeteria into a visually stimulating environment? According to decorative painter and Smack Mellon board member Rebecca Graves, all you really need is pattern samples, adobe photoshop, a projector, and paint…and a … Continue reading

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CHANDI photo shoots + discharge printing + airbrush make-up

On the first session we discussed the creative process. We talked about brainstorming and finding and collecting inspiration for future projects. We are collaborating on an upcoming fashion photo shoot to include on my website and Etsy. We talked about … Continue reading

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