Unlock Art

tate unlock art

Unlock Art is a series of videos from the Tate museum in London; they cover a wide range of topics like Surrealism, Women Artists, Nudes, and the Art Market. These videos would be better for a more mature high school or Art History class due to the mature content of some of the artworks featured in… Read more »

The Met’s New App

The Met App

The Metropolitan Museum of Art released their official App on September 1st. It is free and only available on iOS (iPads & iPhones), with no mention of when it would be available for Android. I downloaded it to my iPad to check it out and was pleasantly surprised with the quality of information. It is meant to… Read more »

Inge Druckrey: Teaching to See

Teaching to See

This is a beautifully made documentary features Art Educator and Graphic Designer Inge Druckrey as she explains her methods on getting students to really see the objects they intend to draw. Every art educator should watch this video and it would be great to share with advanced art, AP Studio, and/or Art History students. It is… Read more »

Nathan Sawaya LEGO Brick Artist

Art of Brick

Nathan Sawaya’s unique style of artwork has been a part of my 3D class for as long as I can remember. Finally my favorite nerd site, Tested.com created by Adam & Jamie of Mythbusters fame, posted an interview with him at his new exhibition. You can see more of the exhibition and read more about Nathan Sawaya here: http://brickartist.com/

Practical Special FX

Tested Talks to Fon Davis

A great introduction to artist Fon Davis, the history of Practical Special FX and how these artists are learning to work with Computer Generated Special Effects. Another great share for Careers in the Arts Unit, a 3D or Ceramics class. We sit down for a chat with Fon Davis, a visual effects veteran who has worked on films… Read more »