National Color Day! ValleyCAST Art Prompt Week 23

National Color Day! ValleyCAST Art Prompt Week 23

This week’s ValleyCAST Art Prompt is National Color Day!

October 22 is National Color Day. Color is powerful. It can affect your mood, draw attention to a specific detail or even cause alarm.

Explore the use of color in your life and in your home. What’s your favorite color? Express yourself through color and share your creation with us!

This week’s beautiful Art Prompt image “Free Willy” is a collage created by artist Robert Paquette for ValleyCAST’s Week 12 Art Prompt, Seeing Red.

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Rick Russo The Ukulele Crooner – ValleyCAST 2020/2021 Art & Music Makers Festival

Rick Russo, The Ukulele Crooner with a voice “unspoiled” by Rock and Roll, has swooned audiences for years with his sweet, tremulous tenor and ethereal falsetto, accompanied by his lithesome strumming on the soprano ukulele.

Rick has been a featured performer at several Ukulele Hall of Fame Expos from New York to Santa Cruz in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s. He was also a member of the Boston based Ukulele Noir troupe that entertained crowds in Cambridge.

Rick is exactly one half of the Providence, RI based duo “The Mai Tai Serenaders.”

To visit Rick’s page visit:

https://www.youtube.com/user/duffus27

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Found Object Art! ValleyCAST Art Prompt Week 22

Found Object Art! ValleyCAST Art Prompt Week 22

Found object art can be artwork made from just about anything. There are book artists who use junk mail and magazines; artists who use scraps of paper to create an image; artists who create artwork from savaged buttons or bottle caps; and artists who create sculpture from old bicycles, door knobs, car parts, spindles and the like, as in the image below.

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Jon Sarkin Distinctive Artist – ValleyCAST 2020/2021 Art & Music Makers Festival

Sarkin began to draw as part of his recovery after a brain hemorrhage and stroke that nearly killed him in 1988. Since then, making art has become as much a part of his life as breathing.

Jon’s distinctive artwork, which draws influence from pop culture, literature, and music, has garnered the attention of art experts and non-experts around the world.

Learn more about Sarkin at: https://jsarkin.com

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World Smile Day! ValleyCAST Art Prompt Week 21

World Smile Day! ValleyCAST Art Prompt Week 21

This week’s ValleyCAST Art Prompt is World Smile Day!

This week we celebrate Harvey Ball, a commercial artist from Worcester, MA. Harvey created the smiley face in 1963. That image went on to become the most recognized symbol of goodwill and cheer in the world.

Each year, on the first Friday in October, we celebrate World Smile Day in his honor.

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The Promise is Hope – Video 2 of 4 – ValleyCAST 2020/2021 Art & Music Makers Festival

The Promise is Hope is back with their second set (of four sets) of incredible music for the ValleyCAST Virtual Art & Music Makers Festival. This video premiered Tuesday, January 26, 2021.

For more information visit:

https://Thepromiseishope.com

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National Family Day! ValleyCAST Art Prompt video from Week 20

National Family Day! ValleyCAST Art Prompt video from Week 20

ValleyCAST Art Prompt video from Week 20: National Family Day!

Thank you to everyone who participated and submitted photos of their art work!

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Just Rosy Metalsmith and Jewelry Maker – ValleyCAST 2020/2021 Art & Music Makers Festival

ValleyCAST’s Virtual Art & Music Makers Festival would like you to meet Rosy, of Just Rosy, a metalsmith and jewelry maker, who is truly passionate about her art.

Rosy, of Just Rosy, takes us on a beautiful and magical tour of her life, her studio, her work and her passions.

For more information on Just Rosy –

https://just-rosy.com​

For the full playlist for the entire 2020-2021 ValleyCAST Art & Music Makers Festival be sure to visit:

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Noé Socha Brooklyn-based Guitar Harmonica Player – ValleyCAST 2020/2021 Art & Music Makers Festival

ValleyCAST’s Art & Music Makers Festival proudly presents award winning musician, Noé Socha, a Brooklyn-based guitar and harmonica player originally from the small town of Carpi, Italy.

Learn more about Noé Socha:

https://www.noemusic.net/​

https://www.facebook.com/noe.socha

For the full playlist for the entire 2020-2021 ValleyCAST Art & Music Makers Festival be sure to visit:

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Texture! ValleyCAST Art Prompt video from Week 19

Texture! ValleyCAST Art Prompt video from Week 19

At its most basic, texture is defined as a tactile quality of an object’s surface. Rough and smooth are the most common. Can you think of some other words to describe texture?

ValleyCAST Art Prompt video from Week 19: Texture!

Thank you to everyone who participated and submitted photos of their art work!

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