I’ve been spotting geometric origami projects left and right and there’s no better place to use them than in a modern wedding reception. Try a bunch of them as centerpieces for a a table, or hanging overhead as lanterns. Or create a pattern out of paper and adhere them to a wall. There are so many ways to use them and they add a clean, fresh vibe to the event.
I’m not sure why I insist on using my fingers when working with charcole…they always crack and bleed, but I am getting more savvy about using a Chamois…or paper towel in this case. — at Sacred Shadow Studio for the Mind Unwind June Exhibit.
“Vitalize the Mind” wall panels are 60″inch by 8 feet panels based on a Taoist Talisman from the 7th century. The two panels will be flanking a permanent meditator carved from a column of light and the shadow created by it on the wall..
Still need to figure out how to make the wall panels movable so the doors they will be hiding can be accessed easily.
All youth origami artists will be welcome to bring in and share their favorite pieces during the West Seattle Artwalk June 13th, 5pm-7pm.
Blindfolded Origami maker
Included in the June exhibition called “The Sacred Shadow Self” will be a seascape of shadows made by large-scale Origami structures including an 11 foot Origami Albatross folded by 3rd grader Cole Durnwirth and an Origami Sea Anemone assembled by 3rd grader Caroline Byrne.
Please RSVP on Facebook or the Contact Form below, so we know how much space to make for sharing!
#Artpocalypse @Mind Unwind December 2012 Installation by Karah Pino
I began this piece with the idea that our better nature, the nature of humanity in harmony with the natural world, is just a decision away. All we have to do is reach for the truth in ourselves.
Artwalk December 13th, 2012 at Mind Unwind Gallery in West Seattle. “Artpocalypse” happening all day December 21st, 2012
Mixed Media “Chime”delier
Vellum Origami Folded Angels
Oil Paint on Industrial Scrap Plastic sheets
Indian Brass Bells
Installation Photo Gallery:
Reaching for the Better Angels of our Nature – #Artpocalypse December 2012 Final Installation by Karah Pino
Each angel with bell and blessing $120.
$20 to the artist and $100 to the Mind Unwind Foundation bringing vital Creative Arts programs into local schools and Community Centers in partnership with other local Creative Arts programs. The Creative Arts are the foundation of natural learning and critical thinking, building the capacity for developing life skills including math and science .
Join Mind Unwind this July for a day or all three weeks of our Mini Art Camp. Camp runs from
Monday – Thursday
July 9th – 26th
For 3 weeks Mondays through Thursdays, kids will be encouraged to use their creative imaginations through active, hands-on art. Each project will incorporate creative time paired with outdoor activities. Permission slips will be handed out for field trips to Hiawatha (via walking) and Alki Beach (via bus).
Registration is now open. You can pay per day ($45), for a week unlimited ($150) or all three weeks unlimited ($250). Space is limited, so register early!
Mondays: focused on drawing techniques, rapid visualization, pressure and cartooning
Tuesdays: we are hands-on cooking. From cookie pops to pasta and pizza making.
Wednesdays: kids will be doing origami and paper arts. We will make flowers and spinning air floaters, paper airplanes that spin, spiral and flip, along with paper hats and jewelry to wear on sunny days!
Thursdays: Mandala Jewelry. Mandala, sanskrit for Circle, is a fun meditation on plants, animals and geometric shapes! Color your own Mandalas and turn them into shrinky-dink pendants, earrings or bracelets.