Category: Visual Art

FUN WITH FOIL – Workshop Results

Fun With Foil A great day of painting at the Sawtooth School of Art in Winston-Salem, NC: 9:30 am to 3:30pm. The participants decided to skip lunch in order to continue painting! There were three different exercises:  #1 White Background, #2 Metallic Gold Background, #3 Red and/or Yellow Background.  A “PEAR” was used as inspiration. NOTE:  This is the same workshop being offered at Sunset River Marketplace Fun with Foil One-Day Workshop Instructor Judi Russell Monday, Feb. 18 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. $95 To Register:...

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Corporate Team Building Workshop utilizing ART!

QUESTION: Do you know of a company that is looking for ways to: – Enhance a Corporate Team Building Retreat, or – Create a stand-alone Team Building Workshop, or – Add a fun, interactive program to a Company Get Together? ANSWER: If so, please ask them to consider including a Team ART Work Program Module, designed to promote teamwork, communication and creativity among employees. CONTACT: Judi Russell – Artist and...

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Drama in the Theatre…Live! The Colin Lively Show, Fri., Aug. 24th 2pm EDT

Saving The Slave! The once famed civil rights epicenter is up for auction, and Sarah Wolff, with her 501 (c) 3, New Brooklyn Theatre, are trying to save it. The Slave Theater became a Brooklyn civil rights landmark in the early 1980s, when community activists like Al Sharpton and Alton Maddox came to the political foreground during rallies at the theater, and racial tensions in New York City were running high. Now it sits empty, but not devoid of history. The history held therein is not something we should just tear down and let fall out of sight because all...

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Perspectively, the tongue is the smallest part of the body that is engaged in conversation.  It has the power to deliver words intended to create a reaction from the person those words are directed to.  It starts with a thought.  The thought transforms into words.  The words are then conveyed through the tongue.  It is like a rudder that stirs the ship.  It gives comfort to the broken-hearted, it encourages, or it… kills. If a father or a mother spanks a child through discipline, the child will learn but heal.  If they are beaten down by hurtful and discouraging words, their spirits never recover and they go through life broken and insecure.  Consequently, they pass this on to their own children and the vicious cycle continues.  Dr. Phil likes to say, “it takes a thousand “atta-boys” to make up for one insult.”  At one juncture in my life, I had been on the receiving side of this.  All through life I told myself I would never do that to my own kids.  And I didn’t.  I encouraged them and became their biggest cheerleader.  I want to be my children’s confidante.  So far so good. There comes a point in one’s life when one realizes that when the effects of a childhood such as this is stunting their personal growth, one has to rise above the way you were raised,...

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