February 2013

Above are 3 different size desktop calendars. They are formatted for tablet, phone, and desktop. Click to view the full size image and then download them to your personal device. The image above is called “Water Flower.” This meditation image is inspired by the floating lotus. From ancient times the lotus has been a divine…

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How to make yourself a Jaguar with stencils and an airbrush

The process of creating 13 vivacious jaguars… Last week I got together with a couple of women to discuss the possibility of air-brushing full body makeup Jaguar costumes. We had a photo for inspiration and some ideas about how to use templates – to create the desired outcome. Why Jaguars? The theme is in honor…

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How to etch copper

Have ever wanted to etch your own copper and make jewelry? Well it turns out that it’s not that difficult to do at home with a few tools and some space to work in. Special thank to Kim and Jim Graphics for showing me how its done! What do you need? The material list could…

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Just joined TV Santa Barbara! @tvsantabarbara

Today I joined Santa Barbara’s nonprofit community media center TVSB. I had an art show at their gallery 7000 a few years back. Now they are located off Salinas street. Anyway… I’m defiantly looking forward to getting involved with the community media center that delivers “Fresh Waves Made Daily on TVSB Voice & Culture” In February I’ll be…

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How to express yourself with art

Transcript / Extras: Welcome to the 9th edition of Adventures in Creative Communication. My name is Mitra Cline and I’m a freelance designer slash artist. I’m putting this edition together for you on Thursday, January 17th 2013 – it’s a warm sunny day here in Santa Barbara California and – As always – I’m here to keep…

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RAWards @TheBelascoLA

Sunday, January 13th, the RAWards were held at the Belasco Theatre in LA. I went to check it out because I’m a RAW artist of Ventura. Belasco was defiantly a fantastic place for the RAWard and I will be watching for future events at that venue for sure. Like all the RAW Artists events, it…

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“Rez” the Stallion – design for a beautiful #horse

Recently I have started working for a beautiful Lusitano Stallion from Brazil named “REZ”. He lives at the Cline and Cottrell Farm in San Diego. This is my first experience designing for a Stallion. The horse is so beautiful, all on his own, and my job as a designer is simply to let him shine. To…

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Kaptain’s Firehouse BBQ now serving at the Study Hall in #islavista

Last year I created a logo for ‘Kaptain’s Firehouse BBQ’ – a catering company that specializes in BBQ. We made a basic vinyl sign for use above his festival booth and a simple website. He has been serving his BBQ for local events including Earthday, Lucidity and Lunacy in Santa Barbara. I have a few…

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