Please use this post to introduce yourself and your work. My name is Gloria Rabinowitz. I knew I was in love with art when I first saw the whimsical illustrations in my favorite book as a child -- Aesop's Fables. I would read the stories and spend hours upon hours copying the illustrations. I pursued copying drawings throughout my youth and
Sometimes I get inspired by tranquility. Sometimes I get inspired by the bountiful, effervescent colors of nature. For many years, as a landscape painter, my greatest pleasure was to sit amidst the glory of nature and see how light and shadow effect the colors around me. Natural forms -- their size, their texture, their patterns, their repetition, their symmetry and
I am very excited to quote Fran Beallor: "I love frogs. I have childhood memories of summers in the country, falling asleep to the sound of bullfrogs croaking, watching them leap as our rowboat came towards them in the pond. As a still life painter, I collect many objects and figurines to use in my paintings, among them - frogs! Later in
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Grade: 9th Grade Course: Ceramics – Polymer Clay Materials: Polymer clay, plexiglass, pasta machine, cutting razor, clay extruder, shaping tools, needle Aim: To work with polymer clay making “canes” and "loaves". Instructional Objectives: Students will:
- Condition polymer clay
- Make coils (roll clay into thin “snake-like” forms)
- Make a pattern with the coils of clay (a cane).
- How many of people here have worked in clay before?
- What kind of clay
Presented by Karen Fitzgerald January 21, 2013, 10am – 4pm Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 31-51 12th Street, 2nd Floor, Long Island City, NY 11106 • Substrates and their preparation • Types of gilding size and their uses (what adheres the leaf) • Gilding leaf; handling gold • How to gild large areas, linear areas; chance processes in gilding • Skewing gilded surfaces and sealing gilding • Gilding in