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August 2008 Blog Posts (8)

Color, color schemes and Kuler

I recently had a big problem trying to figure out a color scheme for a project and my old resource wasn't helping so after a little looking around I found this amazing site Kuler. What a life saver, it lets you save your schemes and provides all the codes for HSV, RGB, CMYK, LAB and even HEX for the web designer. it's a great resource and i just thought I'd share it.

Added by Brent Brooks on August 28, 2008 at 1:51pm — 3 Comments

Events For September

Good Evening!



I am the social director for Harlan Ranch, a master planned community in Clovis. As part of trying to advertise events not only at Harlan Ranch, I also do a once a month email to all of our homeowners that highlights events happening around the Fresno and Clovis area. If anyone would like to add anything to the calendar that will go out to roughly 500+ homeowners, developers, contractors and home sellers, in the Fresno Area, please do not hesitate to let me… Continue

Added by Travis Hauert on August 24, 2008 at 10:23pm — 4 Comments

Guitar Classes and Private Lessons

I teach at the California ARTS Academy (formerly Cynthia Merril's). The oldest performing arts school in Fresno.

The Academy is located at 4750 N Blackstone near Shaw and at 1401 N Wishon in the Tower District. The website is www.calartsacademy.com. The phone number is 559-222-6539 to get more info.



I am currently offering Group Guitar Classes, for kids as young as 6, on Mondays and Tuesdays at the Blackstone Location and on Thursdays at the Severance Building in the Tower… Continue

Added by Steve Ono on August 15, 2008 at 7:22am — No Comments

How does a New Venue become apart of Art Hop?

I was asked to hang all my prints at a new location called http://www.newthoughtcommunity.org/ at 2060 N Winery Ave, Fresno, CA - (559) 448-6565‎ on Oct 2nd. How do they get established as a Art Hop Venue. They would like to be involved on an regular bases featuring local artist's each month.

Thanks for any help in advance.

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Added by Naomi R. Hendrix on August 9, 2008 at 12:18am — 1 Comment

Local Patrons of the Arts

APPL Inc., a local analytical laboratory, is the sponsor of tonight's event at Chris M. Sorensen Studio.



The lab is "a certified small, disadvantaged, woman-owned laboratory" that has been serving client needs in the area for 25 years. They recently broke ground for a new facility in the new Clovis Research and Technology Park, located off of Alluvial and… Continue

Added by Chris M. Sorensen Studio on August 7, 2008 at 9:12am — No Comments

Call to Artist - A Great Resource

The "Call to Artist" category in our forum section serves as a great resource for all artists who are seeking to show their artwork or create pieces on commission. Recently we have the following opportunity posted:



"The Juvenile Justice Campus is seeking artists interested in producing art for their campus. This is a rare opportunity for artists to apply for this commission. A budget not to exceed $20,000 is allocated for an interior

mural, and a budget not to exceed $20,000 is… Continue

Added by Victor Ramayrat on August 6, 2008 at 8:46am — 1 Comment

Reasons Every Artist Should Have a Flickr: Part 3

Well, I did promise a third and final entry on the topic and, here it is. This final segment covers the values of archiving and sharing your work, for professional purposes. Not quite finished, but I'll be back to edit later!



Part of my point has already been clarified so well by a video that Victor shared in response to my first blog on the topic that I'm simply going to share the link and encourage you to watch it, first, and then come back. Don't miss the section on using Tags to… Continue

Added by Victoria Cochran on August 4, 2008 at 9:00am — No Comments

Digital Art and the Color Pencil

Most of my art is color pencil, but sometimes I like to 'play' in Photoshop. My avatar is one example of that play. I scan in my art and save in Photoshop. After resizing I will add elements from pieces of that art to create a new piece. Take a photo or a scan, and play with the computer. You may be surprised at what you will get.

For my avatar, I used a white iris drawing:





I rotated the iris, and made water swirls and… Continue

Added by Kathy Ritscher on August 3, 2008 at 2:04pm — 1 Comment

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