Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today we’ll talk about Donald Glover, an actor and musician. I’ll ask three questions for you to reply to in the comments, and then I’ll share the answers on Facebook during Friday Live! Warning: This is America may be upsetting for some … Continue reading Video Mondays

Let’s Talk Tuesdays


On Tuesdays, we watch talks or interviews with artists and designers and discuss how to present our work clearly and with confidence. This week we’ll hear from actress Sally Wingert at the Guthrie Theater. As you watch this interview, consider these questions: Does the artist speak clearly and with confidence? Does she use gestures and … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today we’ll discuss a short montage clip of Miss Saigon, a famous musical based on the opera Madame Butterfly. I’ll ask three questions for you to reply to in the comments, and then I’ll share the answers on Facebook during Friday Live! At … Continue reading Video Mondays

Let’s Talk Tuesdays


On Tuesdays, we watch talks or interviews with artists and designers and discuss how to present our work clearly and with confidence. This week we’ll see an interview with actress Charlize Theron about her new film, Tully, on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. First, here’s the trailer for the film. As you watch this interview, … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays

Wordy Wednesdays


 On Wednesdays, we look at artist statements or design philosophy statements and discuss the best vocabulary to describe an artwork or design. Today we’ll look at the About page for Mary J. Blige, a musician and actress. She does the voice of Irene in the upcoming animated film Sherlock Gnomes. Here are three paragraphs from … Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays

Let’s Talk Tuesdays


On Tuesdays, we watch talks and interviews with artists and discuss how to present our work clearly and with confidence.  This week we’ll see three clips from an Inside the Actors Studio interview with Scarlett Johansson. As you watch this interview, consider these questions: Does the actress speak clearly and with confidence?  Does she use … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays