video Archive

The Ice Cream Bowl Throwdown

With the ceramics department’s annual Ice Cream Bowl Fundraiser just around the corner, three potters gathered in The Art League’s ceramics studio last Friday for a throwdown. The contestants were Tiffany, Jack, and Blair, who have been churning out hundreds of bowls over the past few weeks along with other ceramics artists. Their challenge: Read more →

Raku Firing Video

Ceramics students from The Art League School joined ceramics chair Blair Meerfeld on a Saturday morning this month to fire their work using the raku process. After the raku ware is heated in a kiln until red-hot, the pieces are placed in metal cans filled with combustible material, like newspaper. The paper ignites and Read more →

Studying Color with Danni Dawson

Art League instructor Danni Dawson, whose work you may recognize from the front of The Art League School catalog, let us stop by her portrait painting class last week to see a very interesting portrait painting demonstration. The demo was all about building up a portrait by layering planes of color. Here’s part one: Read more →

The Full-Length Painting Demonstration With Kurt Schwarz!

Ask and you shall receive! In response to so many requests for the entire footage, here is the 12-ish minute-long video from Kurt Schwarz’s still life painting class! Part One Part Two Read more →

Local Artist Opportunities, Ripe for the Picking!

“HOT” at Capitol Arts Network Deadline: July 8, 2011 Capitol Arts Network is accepting entries for a July mixed media show, “Hot”.  What do you think is hot? A new trend, spicy food, a sexy man or woman? Show us your version of HOT in photo, paint, or any 2-D media for this July show. Read more →

YouTube Video from “Paper Dolls” Opening

Check out this awesome video from the “Paper Dolls” opening on April 8! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kubrEIoN2gQ Read more →