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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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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Why you should not to be worried about being the best in art

Storyboard / Notes Topic Inspiration: Art Party conversations about the MASS media influence changing the creative process. The problems comes from comparing your work with others – feeling redundant or inferior compared to other artist work and success. Outline: Journal entry style / progress report / relaxed and amateur video journal Intro Clip 1 + screencast…

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Be fearless in art to find new a creative ideas

The November 2012 “Adventures in Creative Communication” is on exploring the unknown. In most creative processes there are unfolding levels of observation, comprehension, and mastery. It’s a common process to go from a comfortable known place into a totally chaotic mess. For this month I focused on a few different ways of thinking about how…

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Creative Ways to Communicate

Here are notes – the 5 creative ways to communicate meaning: 1) Find an educational component – create a way to learn more details about how to understand your language. 2) Share your creativity with other people – make is accessible. 3) Focus on authentic emotional experiences – share what you feel as well as…

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What is new media?

Click below to play the Podcast My notes for this podcast: Welcome to the 5th edition of Adventures in Creative Communication. My name is Mitra Cline and I’m your host – this Tuesday, August 7th 2012 – a cool night here in Santa Barbara California and – As always – I’m here to keep your…

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How to find Inspiration

Click below to listen to podcast How do you get inspiration? Is there a process to achieve an inspired state or is it a random happening? This podcast is slightly more structured than my first I added a few sound effects and did some editing. My notes: Welcome to the 3rd edition of Adventures in Creative Communication.…

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How to create beauty

Click below to listed to Podcast I’m still experimenting with audio stuff – here are my notes from the recent podcast on creating beauty. I’ve been thinking about content blocking. Welcome: Welcome to the [4th] edition of Adventures in Creative Communication. My name is [Mitra Cline] and I’m your host – this [Saturday, July 7th…

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Podcast experiment, approved and in iTunes

I’ve been working out the process of how to create a podcast. I’m still in the learning phase, but I’ve manged to get the feed into the iTunes store! This was a successful experiment, but I decided to focus on video and discontinue the podcast.

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