Week 8: Classmate Conversation, Amanda Martinez

Hello Everyone! This week I met Amanda Martinez! She loves working out, especially hiking and doing some yoga. Other than that, she enjoys netflix, cooking, knitting, drawing, and painting. She is a 5th year here at CSULB studying Environmental Science. She is very involved on campus. Right now, she is currently the ASI Secretary for…

Week 8: Sketches at the CSULB Japanese Garden

Hello Everyone! This week the class went over to the Japanese Garden. It is actually my first time at the garden, even though I’m going into my third year here at CSULB. It is truly a beautiful garden compared to Cal Poly Pomona’s Japanese Garden. Besides that, the week had been really stressful for me…

Week 7: Artist Conversation, Nathaniel Paderanga

Exhibition Information Artist: Nathaniel Paderanga Exhibition: Social Media: Oil on Canvas Gallery: CSULB School of Art, Dr. Maxine Merlino Website: N/A Instagram: theartofnate_ Hello Everyone! Welcome to this week’s artist conversation featuring Nathaniel Paderanga. First off, he is one really cool individual. He is of Filipino descent, San Diego born and raised. He is currently pursuing a BFA in Drawing…

Week 6: Flip Books

Hello Everyone! Welcome to Brian’s weekly activities page. This week we will be working with Flip Books! I believe that flip books are very interesting, however, very hard to construct. I was actually going to draw organic molecules coming together for a reaction, however, I realized I suck at organic chemistry. After that, I thought…

Week 6: Artist Conversation, Blaine Scot Prow

Artist: Blaine Scot Prow Exhibition: Extrusions Media: Bristol Board, Charcoal Paper Gallery: CSULB, School of Art, Dr. Maxine Merlino Gallery Website: N/A Instagram: @tiffuts   Hello Everyone! This is the Third Edition of Brian’s Weekly. This week’s featured artist is Blaine Scot Prow, an undergraduate student majoring in Studio Art. Some of his hobbies include playing music, and photography. One…

Week 5: Artist Conversation, Ralph Acosta

Artist: Ralph Acosta Exhibition: An Exhibition in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirement for the Degree of Master of Fine Arts Media: Typography, Videography, Photography Gallery: CSULB Marilyn Werby Gallery Website: N/A Instagram: N/A Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ralph.acosta.50 Hello Everyone! This is the Second Edition of Brian’s Weekly. This week’s featured artist is Ralph Acosta, a graduate student of…

Week 5: Graffiti Writing

Hello Everyone! Welcome to Brian’s edition of week 5. It was an interesting weekend. I got off my hospital shift and Maritess and I decided to do it on the grass at school. If you go there, you can see the spots where Maritess missed and hit the grass. Overall, it was very relaxing and…

Week 4: Automatic Drawing

Hello Everyone: This week we worked on automatic drawing. I felt as if the project was hard. Maritess and I were working on mine and we didn’t seem to connect. Along with that, the pastel broke a few times. I lied; it broke multiple times.Overall, I wanted to create a dragon like in the video…

Week 4: Artist Conversation, Jan Talmadge Davids

Artist: Jan Talmadge Davids Exhibition: BFA Show Media: Paperclay porcelain slip, Underglaze, and String Gallery: CSULB, School of Art, Dr. Maxine Merlino Gallery Website: None Instagram: @jantalmadgedavids   Jan Talmadge Davids is her in mid 40’s and is an undergraduate pursuing a BFA in the CSULB School of Art’s Ceramics Program. She has been intrigued by and…

Week 3: Class Conversations, Kaya Quarles

Hello Everyone! I had the pleasure to meet Kaya Quarles this week! She is an interesting individual. An interesting fact about her is that she loves to go surfing and kayaking. I thought that this was really cool because what are the odds of meeting someone named Kaya who loves to go Kayaking. Besides that,…

Week 3: Artist Conversation, Andrew Hansen

Artist: Andrew Hansen Exhibition: Why not? Media: Oil Painting Gallery: CSULB, School of Art, Max L. Gatov Gallery West Website: None Instagram: @albabroski   Andrew Hansen is a very unique individual. He loves Alberosie, the raggae artist, however, he is more into a different art. He started off in high school by simply drawing and painting….

EC: Gesture Sketches at Volleyball Game

So on Saturday, I had a very long day. I woke up early and went to St. Mary’s Hospital to volunteer. I started at 11AM and ended at 7PM. I came rushing to CSULB to attend the game. It was my first sports event that I have ever been to in college, so I did…