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Artist Profile: Stained Glass Artist Melissa Janda

Artist Profile: Stained Glass Artist Melissa Janda

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

The ancient art of stained glass has been practiced for centuries, and Milwaukee-based artist Melissa Janda has been at it for 20 years. She shows us how she combines contemporary painting techniques with traditional stained-glass artistry to illustrate her true love of glass.

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Artist Profile: Glass Blower Steven Monser

Artist Profile: Glass Blower Steven Monser

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Glass blowing requires intense focus and attention to detail because of the delicate material. Steven Monser, a glass artist from Central Florida, works quickly but with patience in an effort to keep his glass canvas at a consistent 2,100 degrees.

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Artist Profile: Digital Animator Mark Simon

Artist Profile: Digital Animator Mark Simon

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Mark Simon is an innovative artist whose work has been expanding the landscape of storyboarding for over 20 years. His work has appeared in comic books, TV series and feature films. He shares with us his digital animation process, which he describes as blueprints for directors.

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Wilde Hunt Corsetry

Wilde Hunt Corsetry

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

The corset has had a long and tumultuous history that dates back centuries. Intended to support the bust, improve posture and define a woman’s waist, the constrictive laced bodice fell out of fashion after World War I as the role of women in society changed and fashion trends became more practical and comfortable.

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Designing Woman: Edith Head at Paramount 1924-1967

Designing Woman: Edith Head at Paramount 1924-1967

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Edith Head is one of the most recognizable names in film-fashion history. During her 60-year career she worked on more than 1,000 films and garnered 35 Academy Award nominations (winning 8).

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I Screen, You Screen at Rehab Tavern

I Screen, You Screen at Rehab Tavern

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Screen-printing is essentially a form of stenciling – a design created by pushing ink through a stencil made out of a woven mesh screen.

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Tim Maurer at Mukha Spa

Tim Maurer at Mukha Spa

| July 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tim Maurer is an artist whose canvas is the human face. At his salon in the Short North, he creates and blends custom palettes to suit any skin type using his signature line of mineral-based colors and creams. Tim shares with us his beauty tips and tricks and debunks some common myths of the cosmetics industry.

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Artist Profile: Dennis DeVendra

Artist Profile: Dennis DeVendra

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

People were apprehensive about helping a blind man operate machinery that reaches speeds of up to more than 1,000 RPMs. But Dennis persevered despite his challenges, and is now the vice president of the Central Ohio Woodturners Association.

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Artist Profile: Ann Woods

Artist Profile: Ann Woods

| July 2, 2014 | 1 Comment

Columbus artist Ann Woods loves lettering. She uses her skills in handwriting and calligraphy, as well as her understanding of the history of alphabets, to teach workshops through the Upper Arlington Parks and Recreation Department where she demonstrated for us the visual impact of her written letters.

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The Be Brave Choir

The Be Brave Choir

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Be Brave Choir is a combination of students from Whittier and McVay Elementary Schools in Westerville. This extracurricular choir is named after a song performed by Sara Bareilles with lyrics that are meant to inspire and empower youngsters. Led by music teacher Kim Spencer, the group hopes to expand to 3 new schools next year.

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