This week I saw, for the first time, an art piece referencing bible verses. The piece read “Everyone is invited…and there is still room” followed by the scripture, Luke 14: 15-24. After reading the scripture from the app on my phone, the quote was easily understandable. The last verse reads, “For I say unto you, […]Read more "Week Nine: Activity – Everyone is Invited…"
This week I had the great pleasure of meeting Zachary Ramirez. After being embarrassed by asking someone else if they had wanted to interview, when it turned out they weren’t even in the class, Zachary came to the rescue and offered to interview me. I learned that most of his art background came from high-school, […]Read more "Week Nine: Classmate Interview – Zachary Ramirez"
This weeks project took me into a world that I had always prejudged as vandalism. While I do not enjoy having my neighborhood walls vandalized, I was fortunate enough to experience the other side. After spray-painting my name onto paper, I noticed how fun this could be to those who do it every other night. […]Read more "Week Seven: Painting – Graffiti Art"
This week I had the great pleasure of getting to know Connor. We started at talking about Long Beach and how all of the students are generally polite. We both agreed that it is quite difficult to find someone here who is not. Connor is from San Diego and has a great passion for film. […]Read more "Week Seven: Classmate Interview – Connor Bailey"
I found my favorite art piece so far this week. It is called “Labyrinth” by Angel G. Franco, Isaiah Ulloa, and Juan Martin. The “Labyrinth” as you can see is a deer-shaped, foam-carved, sculpture. What stumps me the most about this artwork is the name, “Labyrinth.” The definition of labyrinth, according to Google, is “a […]Read more "Week Six: Artist Interview – Labyrinth"
This week I had the great pleasure of meeting Frank Mai. While waiting for class to start, Frank approached me and asked me if I needed a partner to talk to. I said “sure,” and he said, “Why not start early, right?” and I agreed with him one hundred percent seeing as how I was […]Read more "Week Six: Classmate Interview – Frank Mai"
This weeks activity was quite interesting. I downloaded an app called “French Girls” where I had the pleasure of scrolling through pictures of strangers to see which one I would draw on my IPhone. It was funny to see the different poses people had made. Some seemed to have spent an hour on makeup while […]Read more "Week Six: Activity – Drawing"