Collage: Recycling Images through Art

EXERCISE POWER OVER THE IMAGES THAT INUNDATE YOU.   How many images do you think you see in a day? How many of those do you think are advertisements? Are you ever exasperated by all the images you are seeing? Do you feel powerless against them? Take some control back. Embrace the process of collage.   We’ve all seen collages, and many of us have probably made one. Collage-making is a form of artistic expression that even people who don’t consider themselves to be artists can use. Are you annoyed by all the photoshopped makeup…continue reading →

Paranormal Presidential Investigation

Paranormal Presidential Investigation at   Local Community College* Those who frequent the group outings to Hollywood Cemetery in search of specters will all say one thing: the grave of John Tyler is about as mundane as they come. “You would think that, for someone who died on the precipice of the war, he’d be a bit unsettled,” muses Helen, a guide with Haunts of Richmond. “But the gravesite is quiet. We’ve never gotten any readings there.” Other ghost hunters have sought out John Tyler at his Sherwood Forest plantation, conducting overnight investigations as…continue reading →

Cyanotypes – Photography without Cameras

If you have been by the Chester campus library in the past few days, you may have noticed the blue and white prints on display by the exit doors. They are cyanotype prints! Chester library will be hosting a cyanotype-making workshop on Wednesday, February 6th, during the Get Connected Festival. The festival is from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the first floor of Moyar Hall. But what are cyanotypes, you ask? Look no further.  The cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces blue prints using coated paper and light. The process…continue reading →