This month's featured WIP presentation is with The Made Shop: a family owned design company located in Denver and Los Angeles that makes spaces, objects, films, and graphic designs of all kinds for all kinds of people. They have a special expertise in making things that they don’t know how to make (yet).
Posts tagged: Art
Lest the social media age numbs us to glimpses into others’ lives, humans have always had a healthy interest in each other. Before we made careers of sharing the best moments of ourselves, it was basic curiosity that led to eavesdropping, peeking through fences, and making up stories for those we saw but didn’t know.
Musicians are like storytellers. The same way we can thumb through the pages of black ink on crisp white paper to read an enchanting love story or watch a film about a historic hero, we can be told a story through the whimsical coalition of music and lyrics.
If I'm stuck on ideas in a painting I'll usually sit the work in progress somewhere in my room where I know I'll look at it when I open my eyes. I sit up in the middle of the night and watch what my mind creates in its lucid state. Then I wake up and try to paint it. I can close my eyes right now and make myself go into a lucid dream within five minutes and create whatever situation I want.
Big cities close in on you: fact.
In my formative years, I would stare
out the car window at perfect lines of
leafy fields, rolling like film.
Drawing or photograph? That is the question on most minds when they first see the work of Jack Ludlam. His black and white hyperrealist photographs of antique chainsaws, fishing lures, knives, and other tools have gained a large following in the U.S.
The Craftsman and Apprentice is a small workshop in downtown Denver that encourages creativity and imagination throughout all ages. This sweet little space offers a wide range of workshops and hosts events that vary from toddler "Tinker Time" to adult sling-shot making birthday parties to pop-up markets for local vendors.
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