Archive for September, 2014
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Poster Backstory: Jennifer Kernica — ARTCRANK Chicago 2014

From Bolivia to Chicago, bikes bring everyone together in Jennifer Kernica’s poster. In Bolivia, in 2011, a family of five is riding together on a motorcycle, piled on top of each other and hanging on for dear life. Fast forward to 2014 in Chicago, where another family is riding around Lake Michigan in a single-file […]

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Detroit Historical Museum: The Streets of Old Detroit

At the Detroit Historical Museum, step back in time with a wood type press and a recreated 1840s environment. Reports Emily Potts, "If you’re in Detroit on Sept. 24 and 25, and want to see Ralph Rinaldi in action, DHM in collaboration with Wayne State University, Fine Arts and Art Education Departments, is hosting Detroit Print City, the Mid-America Print Council ...

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Poster Backstory: Hilary Clarcq — ARTCRANK Denver 2014

ArtCrank Poster Backstory: Hilary Clarcq's everyday adventures might range from solving intricate design problems to shredding a challenging slope on a bike or a board. But her approach is always the same: Find the perfect balance of curiosity and simplicity. Or, as she puts it, "Like childhood, but without the ignorance. So maybe we’d go riding in the Garden ...

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Bookbinder Bari Zaki’s Fantastic Fanmail

Bari Zaki [http://barizaki.com] loves pencils. She is a bookbinder, box-maker, bow-tyer – and pencil-wrapper. When she received a children’s book called Little Red Writing as a gift, she instantly called the friend who had sent it to her. In the next breath, she announced her plan to also thank the book’s author, Joan Holub, and its illustrator, Melissa ...

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Poster Backstory: Alicia Mickes — ARTCRANK Seattle 2014

Enjoy the latest ARTCRANK update from Charles Youel: "From the earliest days of her childhood, Alicia Mickes was encouraged to try everything — and this freedom made creating fun. “Growing up I was always an artist. I loved crafting, comics and cartoons, often tried drawing my favorites such as Rainbow Bright, The ThunderCats, JEM, The Ren & Stimpy Show, ...

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Design Family Reunion Santa Fe: Birds of a Papery Feather

Alyson Kuhn reports on the bounty of Design Family Reunion in Santa Fe this past weekend: "When designer Abbey Fowler agreed to whip up all the swag for the second biennial Design Family Reunion (DFR) [http://designfamilyreunion.com] , attendees knew we were in for a treat – in a pure Neenah Environment® environment, if you see what we mean. "

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Getting Crafty With Neenah Environment®

Emily Potts reports on Amy Graver's home crafting parties using Neenah ENVIRONMENT. “We have all levels of crafters come to our parties–from non-crafters to designers –and not all of them are familiar with how paper will behave when, for example, using watercolors. But no matter what we did to this paper – from sewing, to making sturdy petals, to hot ...

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