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March 2011 Blog Posts (19)

Mariposa artist embraces the images of the West

 

Mariposa artist embraces the images of the West
By DEBBIE CROFT

Sun-Star Correspondent


MARIPOSA -- He started taking pictures when he was 9, with Polaroids and Instamatics he received as birthday presents.

By the age of 14 he had…

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Added by Charles Phillips on March 29, 2011 at 2:10pm — No Comments

Dedicated to my friend, whom I still miss so very much...

TO BE AN ARTIST…

 …

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Added by SIN on March 28, 2011 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Studio Lighitng Workshop

Studio Lighting Workshop

Saturday, April 2
9am-4pm

La Quinta Inn


5077 N. Cornelia Ave., Fresno

Cost $ 79.00 before March 19; $99 thereafter

Learn the art and craft of studio lighting in this one-day workshop. Working with both constant and studio strobe sources, we’ll examine what is needed to capture compelling shots in the studio environment. We will look at several…

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Added by Fresno Digital Worshops on March 28, 2011 at 3:55pm — No Comments

“Cyn, I’m so sorry, John’s dead.”

"Cyn, I'm sorry, John's dead."

 These were the words Ringo Starr said to Cynthia Lennon over the phone at 3:30 am on December 9, 1980. That day is know as one of the darkest days in music history, the day John Lennon died.

 This was the day, John Lennon died, the…

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Added by SIN on March 28, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Art Lessons with Ma Ly at Colligo Studio‏

From April 17, 2011 art lessons will regularly be held on the last Tuesday of every month from 1pm-8pm at Colligo Studio (inside Broadway Studios), downtown Fresno.…



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Added by Ma Ly on March 28, 2011 at 9:55am — No Comments

A Letter from Sendai (forwarded to me via email)

A letter from Sendai

来自日本仙台的一封信

By Anne,Mar 15, 2011

写信人Anne,于2011.03.15

Things here in Sendai have been rather surreal. But I…
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Added by Art Zocalo on March 24, 2011 at 7:54am — 1 Comment

pondering a bit..

some thoughts come back to me over and over. for example:

 

Does our current taste in music express our current state of mind? For instance, say i really dig the band Television, the sound is insane, would that mean…

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Added by lemon v on March 21, 2011 at 7:30pm — 6 Comments

I'll Overcome

I am a blade of grass

Sprouting through asphalt

The hardness of life is no match

For one as…

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Added by Art Zocalo on March 19, 2011 at 8:39pm — 3 Comments

Help wanted

 I suppose many can agree that people need help, whether it be physical, social (etc.). I caught myself in the act of thinking "So and so" really needs help. I then realized, we all need help! Even therapists need someone to lean on, I'm coming to the conclusion; "start at the root, and be honest with your self." Mistakes are part of growing, since we never reach perfection do we... continue growing?

Added by Palomino A. on March 19, 2011 at 11:11am — 2 Comments

Camille Claudel

My very dearest,

Down on both knees, before your beautiful body which I embrace.”

 Letter from Rodin to Camille Claudel (end of 1884 - beginning of 1885

 

Camille Claudel (8 December 1864 – 19 October 1943) was a…

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Added by SIN on March 17, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Rodin

 In Rodin's own words...

 

"I invent nothing, I rediscover."

 

"The artist must create a spark before he can make a fire…

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Added by SIN on March 17, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

just a post.

just a post. i felt like doing something. so i am.

i'm currently looking up facts for two other blogs i'd like to write.

i'm putting together a sculpture..if it can be called that.

i'm working on three pairs of pants, one skirt, and three tops.

i picked up guitar again and am currently…

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Added by lemon v on March 16, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Well, I guess the interview that Hilda Vandergriff and I did for Channel 24's We Are Fresno concerning the Storefront Art at Sierra Vista Mall got bumped by the tragic events that are taking place in…

Well, I guess the interview that Hilda Vandergriff and I did for Channel 24's We Are Fresno concerning the Storefront Art at Sierra Vista Mall got bumped by the tragic events that are taking place in Japan right now. Our hearts and prayers go out to everyone who has been impacted by these horrible events.…

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Added by Gail Daley on March 15, 2011 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Art Zocalo & Friends featuring Franka Gabler this Thursday * * *

Added by Art Zocalo on March 14, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

We're going to be on TV!

Hilda and I had an interview with Faith Sidlow of Channel 24 today at Sierra Vista Mall concerning the storefront art galleries for the “We Are Fresno” program. The segment will air Monday at 4:00 p.m. Al though she was mostly interested in talking to us about our personal art, Faith did take the information concerning Clovis Art Guild;s Old West Show and the Art sales coming up by the Alliance of California Artists and the San Joaquin Clay & Glass Association. She also took links to the…

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Added by Gail Daley on March 10, 2011 at 1:55pm — No Comments

The Cost of Happiness

What would you give up to get?

Would you let go

and let it all slide away…

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Added by Art Zocalo on March 10, 2011 at 9:19am — 2 Comments

The Old West and Rodeo fine art show is comming!



Receiving for the 2011 Clovis Art Guild Old West & Rodeo Fine Art Show, is Thursday, April 14, 2011, 3:00 pm to 7:00 p.m. at the Clovis Veteran’s Memorial Building 808 4th St, Clovis, CA 93612.

Categories: Oil & Acrylics, Watercolor, Pastel, Drawing, Mixed Media, Sculpture, The…

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Added by Gail Daley on March 6, 2011 at 9:06am — No Comments

Anyone have an easel for sale?

I'm looking for something with and H-Frame. 

you can message me on here or email at gearldsgrotto@gmail.com

Added by James the 2nd on March 2, 2011 at 10:08am — 1 Comment

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