Author Archive: dana2art
Here we are; exploring collage at the Seeing Through Drawing workshop at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. I like the idea of juxtaposing images in a new context as seen in Jeff Koons Lips. This painting shows two views… Continue Reading Playing with Collage
I want to share this video from the Today Show about Emilie Gossiaux, she teaches several of our classes at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Emilie Gossiaux lost her sight after a bike accident, but that is not stopping her… Continue Reading Meet the blind artist who has deeper connection with art after accidentb
I attended the very first course of Drawing As Seeing, held at the Siena Art Institute in Italy this past July 2016. This was an exciting opportunity to travel to Siena and Florence, and explore new techniques in multi-sensory… Continue Reading Drawing as Seeing in Siena Italy
As I now live in Brooklyn, Coney Island has been part of my past and present. I remember visiting the carnival and sideshow with my grandparents as a child and going on the Cyclone roller coaster with my grandfather. As… Continue Reading Coney Island at the Brooklyn Museum
From the Moby Dick series, swirls of color painted on aluminum, each painting in this series is inspired from a chapter in the novel Moby Dick. On a cold December morning, I got up early to join the Verbal and… Continue Reading Touching Frank Stella
My eyes are opened wide by this insightful article written by artist Fotis Flevotomos, who has spread the word about Art and Low Vision. First, in New York when he spent a year as a Fulbright visiting artist at the… Continue Reading O teachers of Athens, do something with those eyes!
Last weekend I attended a workshop on Golden Gels and Mediums at Trestle Gallery in the Gowanus area of Brooklyn, taught by artist Marsha Staiger. We learned what happens to paint when mixed together with different additives; creating special effects and… Continue Reading GOLDEN Gels, Pastes & Mediums Techniques with Acrylics