This is a great opportunity to see a photo studio, and to check out a studio that's available to rent! This is a PPSV event (Professional Photographers of the Sacramento Valley) so you'll need to go to https://www.ppsv.org/ and sign up there, but what a great way to explore photography beyond the classroom setting and... Continue Reading →
AI is coming for art prizes
As soon as AI programs were put on the web for people to use, I saw folks begin to create art prompts and post their own portraits created by AI in the style of artists the liked. I was as appalled as people were thrilled as they typed "this cost nothing, I always wanted a... Continue Reading →
Enter Art and/or Volunteer at State Fair!
My name is Anusha Govindan, I am the Assistant Coordinator for the Arts Competitions and Exhibits for the California State Fair. I am writing today because I am in search of artists who may be interested in entering, volunteering, and/or demonstrating during the Fair, which runs from July 14 – July 30. We especially hope... Continue Reading →
Free Viewpoint Artist Zoom Lecture Tonight!
Date: April 20, 2023 Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM Location: Zoom - ID: 837 1660 0597 and Passcode: 670882 Free for everyone! Encaustics and Photography Encaustics in Photography Encaustic painting is beeswax-based paint consisting of beeswax, resin, and pigment. It is an incredibly flexible medium that can be combined with any number of other... Continue Reading →
Nikon will trade you for your old camera
I don't have Nikon cameras myself, but I know of a lot of students and professionals that do. You may not get rid of those lenses--nikon glass is really pretty, but you may be holding onto an older body that you aren't using anymore. I just read this really cool little article at TCD about... Continue Reading →
Local Camera Raffle
It's photo month in California. I've posted about it in the announcements to my classes, but I just got an email about something pretty cool Viewpoint is doing this year for folks in Sacramento--a camera raffle! Granted, it costs a bit per ticket, but if you have the extra cash to try your hand at... Continue Reading →