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Students Use Their Cameras to Find Beauty and Positivity in Unlikely Places

Arts in the Community | June 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Students Use Their Cameras to Find Beauty and Positivity in Unlikely Places

Documentary photographer, Paccarik Orue, worked on a project called There’s Nothing Beautiful Around Here in Richmond, California. Read what students had to say about how they capture beauty and positivity with their camera.

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How Can You Find Beauty and Positivity With Your Camera?

Arts | May 5, 2015 | 4 Comments

How Can You Find Beauty and Positivity With Your Camera?

Documentary photographer Paccarik Orue worked on a project called There’s Nothing Beautiful Around Here in Richmond, California, a city with a reputation for being unsafe. Take a photo of something that you feel is beautiful and a sign of positivity in your everyday life.

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Using Layer Masks in Pixlr Editor

Digital Tools | April 16, 2015 | 0 Comments

Using Layer Masks in Pixlr Editor

Today we’re looking at the use of Layer Masks in the free, web-based photo editing tool Pixlr Editor. This post is part of a series. Layer Masks might seem a little tricky at first, but once you understand their basic concept, you’ll find they can be a great way to achieve some powerful effects and control over […]

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Using the Clone Stamp Tool in Pixlr Editor

Digital Tools | March 26, 2015 | 1 Comment

Using the Clone Stamp Tool in Pixlr Editor

This video tutorial examines the clone stamp tool in Pixlr Editor, a free, web-based photo editing tool. The Clone Stamp is a nifty tool that lets you paint one part of your image into another part. Check out the video to learn more.

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Working With Photos in Pixlr Editor

Digital Tools | March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments

Working With Photos in Pixlr Editor

Pixlr Editor is a powerful free, browser based online photo editing tool. It is a robust tool that rivals Adobe Photoshop in terms of its feature set. Here is a three part series of video tutorials that shows you how to use Pixlr Editor.

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Which is More Truthful: Words or Images?

Arts | December 2, 2014 | 40 Comments

Which is More Truthful: Words or Images?

Consider recent news coverage of the Grand Jury’s decision in the Ferguson case. How does the pairing of pictures and captions in the media convey different points of view? How do captions affect the way we “read” photographs?

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Selfies: Love Them or Hate Them?

Do Now: Art and Popular Culture | March 11, 2014 | 187 Comments

Selfies: Love Them or Hate Them?

Do you think selfies are a form of creative expression that communicate a message? Or do you see them as bad-quality photos posted online by narcissists? Or somewhere in between? Would you consider them an updated version of the artistic self portrait, visual communication, or something else?

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In the Studio with Kirsten Lepore

Art School | April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

In the Studio with Kirsten Lepore

Kirsten Lepore is an artist and filmmaker who works with different animation techniques, including stop-motion animation and claymation. Creating personal short films and animated segments for clients such as Yo Gabba Gabba, Whole Foods, and MTV, Lepore is known for her hand-fabricated film sets and characters made from an eclectic mix of materials including clay, food, sand and snow.

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Do Now #59: Is it Art?

Arts | January 22, 2013 | 28 Comments

Do Now #59: Is it Art?

To respond to the Do Now, you can comment below or tweet your response. Be sure to begin your tweet with @KQEDEdspace and end it with #KQEDDoNow For more info on how to use Twitter, click here. Do Now Take a look at Wes Naman’s portraits of his friends faces distorted with tape. Do you […]

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