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 Saudi fashion designer Noora Hefzi. As you watch this interview, consider these questions: Does the designer speak clearly and with confidence? Does she use gestures and intonation to … 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 the 2018 Milano Bridal Week White Carpet show. 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 Artglish, we help artists and designers learn … Continue reading Video Mondays

Wordy Wednesdays


On Wednesdays, we look at artist/design statements or About pages and discuss the best vocabulary to describe the work. Today we’ll look at the About page of Liselore Frowijn, a Dutch fashion designer. Here are two paragraphs of text from her About page, in italics. As a designer, Frowijn feels the continuous drive to capture … Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays

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’s designer is Aurora James, fashion designer and founder of Brother Vellies, her artisan shoemaking company. Here is the text from the Brother Vellies About page, in italics. OUR COMPANY Brother Vellies was … 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 Anne Wintour talk about New York’s Spring 2018 Collection for Vogue. As you watch this talk, consider these questions: Does the designer speak clearly and with confidence?  Does she use gestures … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art and study the language used to describe them.  This week’s article is about Givenchy fashion trends for Pre-Fall 2018. The writer interviews Clare Waight Keller about her second collection for the fashion house. Here are a few photos from the shoot by GOMEZ DE VILLABOA/WWD. Here … Continue reading Thursdays in Review