Lafayette Square 2020

Peaceful Protest Free speech is protected by the U.S. Constitution. While peaceful public protest may be the only way to be heard and have grievous injustice finally corrected, it has risks in provoking violence. Today most protesters try to follow the effective examples of Gandhi, King and Mandela in peacefully seeking human rights justice. Some... Read More

Printmaking Methods

Printmaking is a way for artists to make multiple original copies of an artwork.  Usually they create an image on a “matrix” such as wood, metal, stencil or stone and repeatedly ink it and press it against paper. For carved and etched matrices, the artist can apply ink in two ways.  She creates a relief... Read More

Basic Strategies in Reading Photographs

Of course, you know what you like. But would you like to know more about how a photograph is composed? By learning what visual elements the artist uses to communicate with you, you may appreciate better why you like or don’t like a particular work of art. In the presentation below, the concepts are illustrated... Read More