Wordy Wednesdays


On Wednesdays, we look at artist/designer statements or About pages and discuss the vocabulary they use to describe their work. Today we’ll look at the About page of Hannu Huhtamo, a photographer that specializes in painting with light. Here is the text from his website Bio, in italics. Hannu Huhtamo is a visual artist from … Continue reading Wordy Wednesdays

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used in them. This week’s article is about eco-art photographer, Mandy Barker. NG photo caption: Every piece of plastic here was found in the stomach of a single albatross chick. Laid bare outside the bird they killed, the plastic … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

Thursdays in Review


On Thursdays, we read reviews or news stories about art or design and study the language used in them. This week’s article is about photographer Daniel Mercadante. Here are the first three paragraphs from Colossal, in italics. Daniel Mercadante has a slate of unique films under his belt, made in partnership with his wife Katina, as The … Continue reading Thursdays in Review

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 documentary photographer Lynn Johnson. As you watch this interview, consider these questions: Does the artist speak clearly and with confidence? Does she use gestures and intonation … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays

Video Mondays


On Mondays, we look at videos of art critiques, interviews, and resource demos. Today we’ll critique the work of photographer and film director Jacob Sutton. 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 … 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 Nikon European Ambassador, Joel Marklund. As you watch this interview, consider these questions: Does the artist speak clearly and with confidence? Does he use gestures and intonation to … Continue reading Let’s Talk Tuesdays