Tuesday Nights is the name of our class and The Game Room is where we meet when we are not together.

Got a idea that just can't wait...tell us about it.
You need to hash something out, maybe we can help.
Or maybe you just want to see what everybody else is up to.
Post links, post pictures, post questions or just ask one.

My Philosophy.
I teach through action and immersion. Just keep moving, contemplate later. In art, for me at least, there are times of rest and contemplation, and times of work. Art making is a time for work. It is the time to pull from the mental and make physical. Create a reality, a piece of art. For this the contemplative brain needs to move over, the art critic side isn’t even invited to the party. Learn to ask and answer your own questions on the move. The sooner I can get you making art the better. Get something done and then we have something to talk about.

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Tuesdays Starts again.

Here we go again...with a twist.

 3rd Annual Exquisite Corpse Workshop and Exhibition.

         On August 30th I’m inviting you and 15 other artists to play the game "Exquisite Corpse."  If you have never played before check it out on the blog.
         We  “Tuesday Nights” will be revisiting the Exquisite Corpse and plus making Día De Los Muertos Altars, ending with a Halloween Costume Party and Exhibition! As always, complete artistic freedom is not only allowed but encouraged.
         “Tuesday Nights” is an Art Class/Workshop for local creative types, which is built around a project idea that ends in an exhibition. Mostly this is a way to advance your creative skills while socializing with others of your artistic ilk.
         We don't care about how long you have been at it. Some of us have been plowing the creative fields for a while, others are just starting, all that matters is your willingness to jump in and take chances; after all it's only art.

WHERE: Highland Valley Studios.
Highland Valley Studios, Inc.
18528 Highland Valley Road
Ramona, CA  92065
WHEN: Tuesday Nights, August 30th, Sept 13th, Sept 27th, October 11th and Exhibition October 29th
TIME: Starts at 5:00

Four meetings total
Two Lecture Project Introduction meetings:
4 hours, 5-9 P.M.
          1-hour, lesson/ lecture
          3-hours to work
Two Play dates:
3 hours, 5-8P.M.
Three hours of working on projects as a group with my guidance and artists driven critiques.

The classes are built around project ideas. We will hold an exhibition based on these projects. While each project will be given with a media in mind, as in all my classes, you are free to extend yourself.

Goals for the class

1.    The building of an artistic community through socialization with other artist. (There is something to be said about breathing the air of other creative souls.)
2.    Building artistic community through exhibitions. (It’s not about selling; it is about developing artistic energy through sharing with a larger community. Think of it as A Happening.)
2. To learn to Critique your own and others work effectively.
3.To develop technical proficiency in a variety of media and/or methods, by planning, designing and completing projects.

Online consultation is included in the price.
You will be encouraged to team up with others students in a playgroup to meet between classes.
          The group can also communicate through the class blog.
Once you are enrolled in the class I will add you as one of the authors of the blog, which will allow you to post as well as comment.
Below is the link to the blog.

I want this to be a social and communal art event. 


August 30th
The Exquisite Corpse.
The creative spirit and chance.
Where do ideas come shared?

Sept 13th
Play date
How to use your fellow artist.
Asking the right questions in a critique to get the help you need.
September 27th
Día De Los Muertos Altars
Using Art to honor and remember.
Media and Meaning

October 11th
Play date
Invites to Opening.
General rules for setting up an interesting and professional exhibition.

October 29h

Exhibition: Opening Saturday 5-9.

Hoping to run through Nov 2nd, 12 -5

Exhibition set up Friday October 28th 2:00 to 6:00

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