Today is a dark day for the world. It is sad scary and makes me immeasurably angry that we seem to be going backwards rather than forwards. Although positivity is hard to find today I believe creativity is one weapon that we have on our side and can be used in the forthcoming fight effectively and efficiently. This image is part of a project by an 18 year old college student #AriaWatson showcased by @Dazed a few weeks ago. Yes this man is about to become president of the US but no this does…
Cardboard Couture ~ Every year, art & design students at Strode College in the UK are instructed to design & construct costumes out of cardboard. The first assigned project is meant to kick off the year with some unconventional inspiration. In their first few weeks of college, students accepted the challenge & developed everything from a fancy ball gown to a tribal warrior bird. The variety of incredibly complicated designs have even included an 8-legged octopus & a shark chasing its prey.
Illusion: “Anamorphic Typography” is a creative project by Joseph Egan. Notes about “Anamorphic Typography” (published at Behance Network): This project evolved out of a brief we had set ourselves as part of the assessment for our Foundation Degree course at Chelsea College of Art
Add fun, personalized and creative touches to your college space with these easy dorm room DIY projects you can make in just a few hours. Get all the step-by-step instructions for each project at HGTV.com.
New Digital Journal Alert: The Journal of Creative Library Practice (JCLP) is a new open access project edited by Joseph R. Kraus of the University of Denver, Amy Buckland of McGill University, Barbara Fister of Gustavus Adolphus College, Colleen Harris of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, and Marie Kennedy of Loyola Marymount University. LJ caught up with Kraus to find out what inspired the project and what the library community can expect to read in its (virtual) pages.
Collaborative Art at Cedar Crest’s Welcome Back Festival: Cedar Crest College-- I signed up earlier this year to be part of a community art project that would take place through the mail. As part of the “Random Acts of Art Adventure” through 6 Degrees of Creativity (designed by art therapist Gretchen Miller), a group of art therapists have come together to give and receive art supplies that are delivered in an art pouch.
For your #MondayMotivation check out our Calls for Submissions page on akimbo.ca and start your proposals! Opportunities this week include: - Outdoor Sculpture Garden 2017 at @oenogallery Gallery Bloomfield (pictured) - Taco Stand Project: An experiment in sharing at @idea_exchange Cambridge - Independent and Open Call Projects for @nuitblancheto - Site Specific Proposals for the @stantec Window Gallery Toronto - Exhibition Proposals: One on One Gallery Medicine Hat College - Calls for the…