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Friday, November 8
 

1:00pm

Cameras and Digital Collage
Photographic images as the starting point for digital collage. Tools and techniques for incorporating the "real" world into the realm of fantasy.


Friday November 8, 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Idaho

1:00pm

Everybody Wants a Piece of Me
Business pitfalls to avoid and strategies to help stay focused on the right projects for the right reasons. When is it a good idea to get sucked into someone else's project, and how to say "no" when it's not.


Friday November 8, 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Ross Island

2:00pm

Inspiration homage or theft?
Inspiration is an important part of developing your own artistic voice. We can't help but be influenced by those we admire. How does one develop a distinctive style and When does homage go too far?


Friday November 8, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ross Island

3:00pm

Priced to Sell
The economics of creativity are tough, especially for artists. The music industry has going prices for CDs, writers have pay per word, but you have to decide based on what criteria and compared to what pricing scale in the world of convention prices and gallery shows?


Friday November 8, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ross Island

4:00pm

The Artist's Way
Discussion of "The Artist's Way" by Julia Cameron. What does it mean to be an artist in a mercantile society? What is the role of an artist in this society? How does one determine their "worth" as an artist? How does one move past the fear of rejection?


Friday November 8, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Madison
 
Saturday, November 9
 

11:00am

Art Collaboration
Creating an image that is true to the vision of another artist, author, or musician while still retaining artistic integrity.


Saturday November 9, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm
Ross Island

11:00am

Developing Artists Sketch Book Critique
Sketchbook Critique session reserved for developing artists under the age of 18.


Saturday November 9, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm
Art Show

12:00pm

The Artist`s Studio
How to create a space that is inspiring and comfortable to work in. How big, how bright, how busy? Bring photos to share!


Saturday November 9, 2013 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Idaho

1:00pm

Crayons pencils pens and stuff - Everybody Draws
Bring paper and non-wet stuff to sketch with. Ask for advice or pointers and meet folks who are passionate about art!


Saturday November 9, 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Roosevelt

1:00pm

Transformations: Transcending Humanity Into Art
Come and watch as body painter Matt Huntley transforms a human model into a work of art.


Saturday November 9, 2013 1:00pm - 7:00pm
Art Show Demo Area

2:00pm

Craft as Art
Needle felted sculpture, bead sculpture, embellished bags and boxes, pottery and enamelled buttons. All of these things appear regularly in convention Art Shows. Exploring the confluence of handicraft and art.


Saturday November 9, 2013 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ross Island

3:00pm

Cultivating your creativity
How do you gain inspiration? How do you stay motivated? How important is the idea of having a "work ethic"? Does being in the studio prompt the work, or is it inspiration that gets you to the studio?


Saturday November 9, 2013 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ross Island

4:00pm

Art from anything
Creating art from recycled materials and found objects. Starting with the unusual to produce the remarkable.


Saturday November 9, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ross Island

4:00pm

Sketchbook Critique
Short critiques of your work by professional artists. Please limit your art to two pieces


Saturday November 9, 2013 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Art Show

5:00pm

Is it an Original?
Can a digitally created art piece be an original? How do you asses value to a piece that has the potential to be cloned indefinitely? Should all editions be limited? When do you retire a print?


Saturday November 9, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Ross Island
 
Sunday, November 10
 

11:00am

Drop-In Clinic
Having trouble with a drawing? Stop in for a little guidance and technical advice.


Sunday November 10, 2013 11:00am - 12:00pm
Art Show Demo Area

1:00pm

Crowd Funding and the Working Artist
You have a great idea for a project, you just need the scratch. Using platforms like Kickstarter to generate production funds is all the rage. How effective has it been for you and what are the things to look out for?


Sunday November 10, 2013 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Morrison