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Painting “Metamorphosis”


Tran Nguyen

In August, I got the opportunity to be part of the line-up for another Pow! Wow! festival to work on a 40'x24' mural at 309 Pine Ave., Long Beach, California. I had an amazing time with the locals and Pow! Wow! Long Beach crew as usual, and got to paint my largest mural to date! Also, special thanks to Rebecca Crossing for coming out on the first day to help me block in colors on…

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Exercise Those Chops


Steven Belledin

October 15, 2019 - This entire post can be summed up thusly: don’t forget to exercise. Seriously. But by "exercise," I’m not referring to sit ups or running laps around the block. I’m talking art exercises. The stuff you do between the stuff you do. For some reading this, exercise is a luxury. Others reading this may be exercising without even realizing it. And while the very notion of art exercises might smack of basic, student-level skill building, I see them as a means of flipping the script on a routine and forcing my brain to come at things from a different angle. So what exactly are we talking about here? Well, in my opinion art exercises need not be a regimented thing. They also need not be routine. And, just as different people require different types and amounts…

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