Here is a little time lapse inspiration for growing your own copper crystals: Now that you have had some inspiration, here are some how-to videos, in case you want to start growing your own crystals. To grow your own copper crystals you will need: -A good container (flat walls let you observe the growth better!) […]
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Ebb & Flow 2018: Interview with Visual Endeavors
Ebb & Flow Festival 2018 kicks-off on First Friday June 1, celebrating the San Lorenzo River with innovative forms of art and entertainment happening throughout the day and into the night. Launched in 2015 by Arts Council Santa Cruz County, the free, two-day festival connects creativity, nature, and community by bringing attention to the San Lorenzo River […]
How to Cut With a Screw – Forge Edition
Screws into damascus? Every time we post a video, walking you through a technique, or showing you something new, we hope that it inspires you to bring additional creativity to your art. Or, at least we hope it offers a little hypnotic relaxation.
Patrick Woolf – Featured Artist
Illustrator Patrick Woolf presents us with a true, cool, Cali-vibe. “My work is mostly made of comics and illustrations about living in rural and urban California. I try to create images of characters and landscapes that are relatable to people. I love telling stories with using pictures and words.” “I basically grew up between Santa […]
Kathy Cheer – Featured Artist
Artist Kathy Cheer’s painting have a global, well-traveled appeal, with wonderful forms and energetic color schemes. “The subject matter is of a historical as well as contemporary nature. I’ve had some luck with visitors, mostly from Bay Area, the Midwest and even some from Puerto Rico or adjacent islands (hard to tell). I also apply […]
Video: How to Create Latte Art
Up your basic coffee game with a little bit of latte foam art.
Rachel Barnes – Mandala Mural in Progress: Featured Artwork
Artist Rachel Barnes is beautifying downtown with this elaborate and magical mural. Can’t wait to see the final results! “I am currently working on a mural in downtown Santa Cruz. The mural is located at 107 River Street on the side of Mandala Holistic Wellness Center and Salon. I am excited to share my art […]
Video: How to Draw a Mandala
Get centered and decompress this evening, with a Motivational Monday mandala.
Jonas Davidson: Featured Artist
Jonas Davidson, aka: Permanent Vaclaytion’s clean lines make his charming ceramic’s work instant classics: “I’ve always appreciated functional ceramics, from collecting antique pottery to enjoying all the cool work of ceramicists at art-related festivals. I guess I like to look at my work as a product for the reason that I’m driven to create pieces […]
Robin Blake: Featured Artist
Local artist, Robin Blake, takes a unique view of our town to create delightful prints: “Robin Blake is a Santa Cruz artist who has worked with the Claraty Arts Project since it’s inception in 2009. Robin has talent in many media, including: drawing, printmaking, photography and painting. Robin uses art as a tool to connect […]