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Let’s Make Stuff with d’Arci: The Still Life
June 8 @ 11:15 am - 12:15 pm
A still life depicts the beauty of inanimate commonplace objects. These subjects can be natural like food, fruit, or vegetables on a plate, table, or in a bowl, flowers or plants in a vase or pot, or an arrangement of rocks, shells, seed cones, etc. Man-made objects can include coffee cups, books, vases, jewelry, collectibles, paint jars, shoes, dishes, cutlery, and the like. These items are then grouped into pleasing compositions and artistically elevated through the use of shape, line, and color. Still life artworks are not only pleasing to create and look at; they are also a window into our private world and an ode to the humble things that serve us in our daily lives.
In this class, we will look at various still life artworks of the past and present as we think about the objects we wish to artistically honor from our own lives.
Still Life d’Arci Bruno 2004 Acrylic on found canvas
For this class you will need: a selection of objects, (man-made and/or natural) drawing paper, pencil, and eraser.
Questions? Email d’Arci at: firstname.lastname@example.org
HOW TO JOIN THE ACTIVITY:
To join by phone, dial 888-475-4499 (toll-free) or 669-900-6833 (local).
Enter Meeting ID: 865 6747 4200, then press # twice.
To join with video, click this link: https://zoom.us/j/86567474200 to register and join. Wait in the “waiting room” until the activity is ready to start.
To create a friendly environment and minimize interruptions, we will close the activity to new participants 15 minutes after the start time.
The above link will work on your tablet or your computer. You’ll be prompted to download a Zoom app the first time you use Zoom. If you’re using a PC or Mac, you can join from your web browser without using the Zoom software.