Enter a cyber art gallery — by Library staff – Third edition

This gallery represents the last in a three-part series which features artwork by                          Robbins staff.   A  booklist is featured at the end.

BlogPuppetGallery

Photo by ellen wendruff

Pop-up puppet from Quebec

Pop-up puppet on a stick –  from Quebec

 

 

 

 

 

 

Postcards          by Julie Walker

Digital postcard

Digital postcard 1

These postcards were created using Photoshop software and incorporate images from                                                     various print materials.                                                               

Digital postcard

Digital postcard 2

Digital postcard 3

Digital postcard 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jewelry     by Mary Hearth

 

Skull pendants

Skull pendants

Skull pendants made from fabric & resin, the book is polymer clay

 

Gears pin

Gears pin

Gears pin made from resin.

              Owl pin made from fabric & resin

Owl pin

Owl pin

Rings

Rings

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rings are made from resin.  They are super sparkly, glow in the dark, & black-light reactive.

 

 

 

The key to my heart pin is made from paper and resin.

Key to my heart pin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Digital photography     by   Barbara Andrews

Lily

Lily

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Scituate Light

Scituate Light

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lady Slipper

Lady Slipper

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reddish Egret

Reddish Egret

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

__________________                                     ____________________

 

Original poetry, accompanied by photographs         by Barbara Fulchino

The Cyclists  

by    Barbara Fulchino        

Five lovely, grinning girls                                                          

Bicycles attached

An accessory if you will                                                                                      

Cyclists Ginger, Peggy, Bunny, Blondie, & Honey

Cyclists   Ginger, Peggy, Bunny, Blondie, & Honey

A summer thrill.       

Ready, get set and go

Up Broadway, down Cottage Street          

In and out and round about.

The world wide open,

No holds barred.

Five young ladies

Ginger, Peggy, Bunny

Blondie and Honey

Out for a ride

Best of friends, forever

Soon to be some man’s bride.

 

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I am fine    

by   Barbara Fulchino

I am fine                                                                                                                                                                           Let me be!                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         I am fine                                                                                                                                                                        Can’t you see?

I am fine                                                                                                                                                                            Life was full.

FULCHINOMOMPHOTO                                                    I am fine                                                                                 Heart, and soul.                                                                                                                                                                                                            I am fine                                                                                      It’s in God’s hands.                                                                                                                                                                              I am fine                                                                            At His command.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               I am fine                                                                                                                                                                 With face of crease.                                                                                                                                                                                                          I am fine                                                                                                                                                             Though my limbs cease.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        I am fine                                                                                                                                                                                     You will be too.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      I am fine                                                                                                                                                              

                                                                                                                                                                As I say adieu.

 

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Two Videos     by Anna Van Someren

The New Media Literacies   (2008, 2:51 min,  MA)

VideoNewMediaLiteracies

 

Members of the research team at Project New Media Literacies discuss the social skills and cultural competencies needed to fully engage with today’s participatory culture.                                                             Produced by Anna Van Someren.

The video is hosted by YouTube and can be viewed here:

The New Media Literacies

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certain things   (2001, 3 min., NY)  by Anna Van Someren

 

certain things video

The artist weaves together bits of tense phone conversations with her mother, intimate images of them playing with a spy camera, and found footage of a patient undergoing electroconvulsive therapy, to create a short but intense foray into the issues surrounding medicated female identity.  

The YouTube-hosted video can be seen here:

certain things

 

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Photography        by  Maura Deedy

 

digital photo 1

digital photo 1

 

 

digital photo 2

digital photo 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

                                                                                                                                                         

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Papier-mache mask       by    Ellen Wendruff

 

MASKRrdoll

 

Bird mask made with papier-mache and chicken wire, paint and feathers.

 

Bird mask

Bird mask

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Digital photography     by    Joanne Piepol

These digital images were all shot with a Panasonic Lumix, point-and-shoot camera.

LA Science Center

LA Science Center

 

 

                           

a quiet moment in the sun

a quiet moment in the sun

                                                                               

 After an absence of many years, this summer we rediscovered the Los Angeles area, with the help of our middle school son.

Tar Pits with Di & Luke

Tar Pits with Di & Luke

 

 

Acadia cliff walk

Acadia Cliff walk

I’ve been traveling to Acadia National Park for the last 30 years and know it well.  It’s one of those places that gets into your blood.       

Acadia, a birch view

Acadia, a birch view

 

 

Succulents on a patio

Succulents on a patio

 

Books to explore

Complete book of puppetry

Creative therapy for children with autism, ADD, & Asperger’s: using artistic creativity to reach, teach, & touch our children

Encyclopedia of scrapbooking

Fabrics & florals:  100+ ideas for “dressing up” your pages!

The art of resin jewelry:  layering, casting, & mixed media techniques for creating vintage to contemporary designs

Exploring resin jewelry: simple techniques for 25 projects

AMC guide to outdoor digital photography: creating great nature and adventure photos

The best of the digital photography book series: the step-by-step secrets for how to make your photos look like the pros!

Digital photography: a basic manual

Digital filmmaking handbook

Digital & SLR filmmaking for dummies

The filmmaker’s handbook: a comprehensive guide for the digital age

America in poetry: with paintings, drawings, photographs, & other works of art

Mothers: a celebration in prose, poetry, & photographs of mothers & motherhood

Singing school: learning to write (and read) poetry

Writing poetry to save your life: how to find the courage to tell your stories

How to make masks! New ways to make a mask for masquerade, Halloween & dress-up fun, with just 2 layers of fast-setting papier-mache

Papier-mache by Miranda Innes

Papier-mache treasures with Teena Flanner: creating your own vintage-style collectibles

Thank you to Jen Arthur for her assistance on this project..

Questions?  Comments?  Contact Ellen 781-316-3233.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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