What happens when you have an engineer/artist dad (Joe Norman), a bright young girl and a 3D printer to make prototypes during a stay-in-place order? Construct a icosahedron fort! What an awesome homeschool project!!
We've got our eyes on Abby, she's going places already. Also, I want a play day in that fort!
From Joe: "Attached are some photos of me and Abby learning about icosahedrons and building her new fort in the backyard, after prototyping it with 3D printed sockets we designed that fit Q-tips as structural members. We then used 2x4's and door hinges to make the full size version."
In geometry, an icosahedron is a polyhedron with 20 faces. The name comes from Ancient Greek εἴκοσι, meaning 'twenty', and ἕδρα, meaning 'seat'. There are infinitely many non-similar shapes of icosahedra, some of them being more symmetrical than others.
"I am trying to keep my students painting while we cannot physically get together. For April, we had an assignment to paint one subject three times with different lighting. Below are my three examples.
If you like any of these paintings, they are also available in our new preorder section of the store.
For the month of May we are going to paint a white on white subject of your choice.
Anyone is welcome to join in! I will critique paintings if anyone needs that! If you're interested, just contact the gallery and they will put you in touch with me.
The #NationalSculptorsGuild is in #SanAntonio for the #NationalLeagueOfCities conference. We hope to see our favorite city managers and meet new. If you’re here, stop by to see us. #NLCCS
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Look for our ad and tips from John in a feature article in the new publication Northern Colorado HOME this November, all about #LivingWithArt. We'll also instagram some of our favorite interior placements from our collector's homes over the next few months, start following us now! #FeedYourCreativeSpirit
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Columbine Gallery is hosting the Loveland Artist's Collective August Meeting. Please join us in the National Sculptors' Guild Sculpture Garden for a Bouquet of Knowledge, August 28th 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
This is a great networking resource for emerging and mid-career artists, looking for ways to connect and gain tools to take their work to the next level with professional guidance from the established creative industry of our community.
Art Shape Mammoth will present their new model of artists' representation
Voila Fine Art Rental will tell us about the art rental field
Weedin Insurance will overview the special insurance needs of artists. ie. coverage during exhibitions, etc
Columbine Gallery will share best practices when seeking gallery representation
General networking will proceed the topic discussions.
The Artist's Collective mission is to draw together visual, performing, and literary artists to network, educate, elevate and activate the artists to succeed in a thriving creative community.
This event is open to the public. Future meetings are held on the 4th Monday of each month - click here for event details and sites.
The students at Buchanan Elementary School in Branson, Missouri got to learn what a Visiting Artist is all about when Tim Cherry came to their classroom. The school's visiting artist program is headed by Darla Chapman-Speelman, the students can expect to learn about the artist's style, techniques, tools, media and inspirations, directly from the artist. "... It is Mrs. Chapman-Speelman's goal to have at least one artist visit each year, with luck, maybe two!"
The students learned about Tim's methods for sculpting his renowned wildlife bronze sculptures. Then the students took a turn sculpting rabbits in clay. Tim later surprised the class with a gift for the classroom, a bronze turtle and fish titled "Stream Team". We are always proud when our artist's make their marks in the world, but we especially love when they impact and excite kids and support excellent teachers.
Tim Cherry has been a National Sculptors' Guild Fellow since 1996 and is a longtime resident of Branson. Years of experience as a professional guide in the remote wilderness of northern Canada has informed Tim's sculpture, inspiring him to create authentic and artistic interpretations of the wildlife that has so profoundly affected his life. learn more about Tim and view his artwork.
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JK Designs, Inc. serves as the design team for the National Sculptors' Guild. Owned and operated by the father/daughter team of John & Alyson Kinkade, we have placed over 550 significant public art statements since 1992. Shop online or contact us to commission something unique for your space.