Tim Needles blog for art & media art classes at Smithtown H.S. East
Welcome to Art Room 161
This blog was created as an extension of the dialogue that began in our classroom and the purpose is to share creative ideas, images, and critiscm. All posts should be appropriate for the high school classroom and critiscm should be helpful and positive.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
This week the Adobe MAX event is happening virtually and it is free for all which is a great opportunity to catch some amazing free talks on art, design, and photography.
Illustrator Oliver Jeffers, who is a visual artist and author working in painting, bookmaking, illustration, collage, performance, and sculpture. Curiosity and humor are underlying themes throughout Oliver's practice as an artist and storyteller.*
Designer, letterer, and educator Lauren Hom discussing "How to Find Your Creative Voice Without Overthinking It."
Artist David Choe, whose work appears in a wide variety of urban culture and entertainment contexts. He has illustrated and written for magazines including Hustler, Ray Gun, and Vice.*
Designer and writer Gail Anderson in conversation with designer and illustrator Zipeng Zhu
Artist and illustrator Anthony Jones who has educated and helped thousands of aspiring artists to begin, or find their careers. Join him for his talk "Creativity is Not a Talent; It's a Skill You Can Learn.