NEW CLASS: Art In The Nude

NEW CLASS: Art In The Nude

Figure drawing, also called Life Drawing, is drawing the naked human form any life classes include a group discussion, with everyone turning their easels in to see how each student handled the same pose.The class is a two hour nude or semi-nude figure drawing session, Every 4th Wednesday at  6:30pm – 8:30pm. The fee is $25 (includes all supplies!  The first hour is one and two minute poses, followed by a short break, followed by a series of 10, 15, and 20 minute poses. Chairs and desks provided. Show up 10-15 minutes early for a good seat. The atmosphere is casual. This class is run by Seven Arts Center....

Your Mode of Thinking

Why is it that your friend is “artistic” and you are not? It may be because your friend is using a different part of the brain than you are. Your friend can “see” things differently than you can because they are interpreting what they see in a different way than you are. They’re looking at the world in terms of shapes, lines, colors, and the relationships between these things. Have you ever noticed that when you get into doing something that you really enjoy time just seems to slip away? “Time flies when you’re having fun?” For example reading a good, compelling book, or listening to your favorite music? This happens because you’re in the “visual” or “creative” mode of thinking. This mode of thinking disregards time and converts what you see into pictures and feelings in your mind. When reading a book, your visual or artistic mind takes the words that your logical mind sees and translates them into a picture that you see in your minds eye. This may be the reason when finally you see the movie based on your favorite book, you’re somehow disappointed with the movie. It may be because the actors playing the characters do not look how you pictured them in your minds eye while reading the book. Which Mode of Thinking Do You Fall Under?? . Every normal human being has two modes of thinking: The logical, symbol mode and the visual, artistic mode. We use both modes all the time. We use each mode separately, and we use both modes together. We use each mode to interpret the other mode....