Meet Jon Carsman

By: Melanie Rosato Let me introduce you to Jon Carsman, a print maker and native of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Beginning his career as a painter in the mid-1900s, Carsman exemplified American Realism in his subject choices and use of materials. The artist later translated the aesthetics of his paintings into screen prints, which allowed for distinctive line qualities and color separations to occur. The artist incorporates … Continue reading Meet Jon Carsman

Light

By: Jeremy Cannon ~Hello and Good Monday Everyone~ Lately I’ve been noticing very small but beautiful moments in the natural light that cascades into my apartment. The way that natural light seeps into homes is something I love, especially when it creates comfortable and warm feelings within the viewer. I think that these feelings are definitely something that a large amount of people can relate … Continue reading Light

Radical Redesign

By Lindsey Lockwood This week I’d like to share an ongoing project that I recently started! If you haven’t heard of Keystone alum and sculpture studio tech Tom Murray’s local band Static in the Attic, you’re missing out! This semester I wanted to design a logo specifically for a band, because I was interested in doing something with a lot of energy and color. A … Continue reading Radical Redesign

Mixed Media in Painting

By: Courtney McCreary One of the most beneficial aspects of painting is the versatility of paints themselves. Different paints can be incorporated into mixed media pieces to create some really cool effects. Since there are a plethora of mixed media combinations, this week I thought I’d share a few that I’ve worked with before. These are just a handful, so remember you can always experiment … Continue reading Mixed Media in Painting

Victorians Had a lot of Time on Their Hands

By: Joanna Wallace In the 1800s, hair work was a very common and normal art form as well as a fashionable way to remember people who had died. This process was meticulous and thoroughly planned, and patterns and instructions were readily available just as quilting or sewing patterns were abundant in the 1950s. Wearing handmade hair jewelry and accessories was a personal way to show … Continue reading Victorians Had a lot of Time on Their Hands