Ways To WOW
Good morning everyone! I'd like to welcome you to the course Ways To Wow.
My own journey as an artist forces me to come to grips with the issues discussed in this course. In designing the course my hope is that you will reap these benefits as well.
I will post new material on the Voila! Homepage every Sunday for the next six months. This material includes a Reflection, Assignments and a Showcase of images illustrating the course material. Always read the entire course material before doing the assignments.
1) To register with the course, you need to be a member of Voila! Logging in means you can participate fully in the course discussions. However, non members will be able to view the course topics, assignments and the image you post in the Photo Gallery. Joining is easy and free.
2) In your profile, mention that you are taking the course by saying “I am taking the Ways To Wow course - 2013". To do this, follow the instructions posted in the article: "Website Functions: Change your profile description”
3) Then click on the Forums and introduce yourself. If you want, write a little bit about where you are at in your personal creative journey and what you are expecting from the course. Sharing your own experience will help others and this is an important part of the course. But please only write down what you are comfortable sharing with others.
Here's the link:
To access the material from prior weeks, click on "Creativity Courses", on the navigational menu, then click on "Ways To Wow".
Over the next few weeks we are going to develop our project pieces. From now on, there will be no new course material to distract you !
No matter what stage you are at, continue to work on your piece and post progress. From time to time, I will feature certain projects in the Showcase as I am doing this week.
Please, continue to discuss your projects as you've done so far. Use the following link to do so:
To change the description in your Profile:
Click on "My Profile" in the top right corner of any screen
Click on "Edit Profile"
Enter or change your description.
To upload images in the Photo Gallery - including your Baseline:
Go to "My E-Studio" and click on "Upload Photos"
Using the "Browse" function, locate a picture on your disk drive, then click on "Upload File"
Make sure to enter a Title
Keep your images to less than 1000 x 1000 pixels, otherwise you might encounter posting problems
- Make sure your image shows up in the Box titled "Photo Gallery" on the Homepage.
To participate in the discussions:
- Click on Forums.
Ways To Wow
the occasion of the opening of the Galerie Freisleben, the first
dedicated Polymer Clay gallery in Europe, we have decided to host a
competition for Polymer Clay artwork to be shown in the gallery.
If possible your submission should be of new work, however, we would be pleased to review also entries of previously made objects that are of an exceptional high artistic standard. There is no particular theme to the competition.
Please submit 2-3 high resolution pictures in .jpg format (at least 1000 x 1000 pixels) with a short description to email@example.com
The pieces below were made by participants during the course.
|Module 1:||Herding our creative cats||Starts|
||The many faces of emotion
|Module 2:||How do I liberate my imagination through Technique?|
|Week4||In the Studio - 1
The Studio - 2
|Module 3:||How do I understand my Design preferences and capitalise on them?||
|Module 4:||Construction and Prototyping|
||Prototyping -1||July 28
|Module 5:||How do I ensure I work to a highest standard of execution?|
|Module 6:||Making the Piece||Aug/Sept
|Week20-23||In the Studio|
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