Art of the Week: Silhouette Self-Portraits

Art of the Week: Silhouette Self-Portraits

Lately, it’s been tough picking just ONE piece for Art of the Week because there’s so much great work to choose from. We’re once again bending the rules and bringing you three fantastic examples from our recent silhouette portraiture lesson. Each one offers a glimpse into the interests and style of its maker and is … Continue reading

The Continuing Story of Goldilocks

The Continuing Story of Goldilocks

For this lesson, staff presented the idea of retelling a classic story.  We talked about the recent exposure to new perspectives from stories like Wicked and Maleficent.  One great aspect of creating a lesson is learning more about the subject ourselves.  For instance, did you know that The Lion King has many of the same … Continue reading

Art of the Week: Art for Sale!

Art of the Week: Art for Sale!

This week, we are excited to launch an online catalog of artwork for sale. Below is a sampling of the images you will find in our online gallery, which are all available for purchase. Click here to browse the full gallery. If you are interested in purchasing a piece, please contact us at either by … Continue reading

The Good, The Bad and The Sleepy

The Good, The Bad and The Sleepy

The Arc of The Arts Films proudly presents last year’s short film The Good, The Bad and The Sleepy.  The film had its opening debut at The Alamo Drafthouse during the 2013 Lights. Camera. Help. Film Festival. We are currently hard at work at a new film with the working title Ghost Trappers.  Our new … Continue reading

Art Lessons From Our Artists: Clayton T.

Art Lessons From Our Artists: Clayton T.

We’re excited to bring you an exclusive drawing lesson by one of our students! Here Clayton T. will show you how to create the character Moofy from the animated television show Invader ZIM. He’s broken down the process into 19 digestible steps. Watch for more tutorials from our artists!

Art of the Week: “Peacock Party”

Art of the Week: “Peacock Party”

Title: “Peacock Party” Artist: Lindsey D. Lindsey has been with the Arc for years and in that time has grown both as a woman and as an artist. Her work continues to evolve and her latest piece, “Peacock Party,” is no exception. It is one of her first watercolor paintings and we think her readiness … Continue reading

The Arc’s First Flash Animation!

The Arc’s First Flash Animation!

“Harolds Very Bad Day” was visualized, storyboarded, voiced, and directed by Jennifer M.  Be sure to check out the process below the video! Here you can see the process behind Jennifer’s idea.  She began with a storyboard sequence of Harold and his misfortunes. Jennifer worked alongside staff to import her drawing into Flash, a program … Continue reading