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Live Panel: Pinterest for Artists
Thursday, June 15
12am–1am BST (Friday)
9am–10am AEST (Friday)
Mentors: Valerie Allen and Armin Mersmann
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Join Mastrius Mentors Valerie Allen and Armin Mersmann for a LIVE panel on Pinterest for Artists!
Mastrius Mentors Valerie and Armin walk you through the benefits of Pinterest and how artists at any level can use the platform to grow and improve their art business. Come dive into these questions with the Masters, and MORE:
- How can the Pinterest platform benefit me as an artist?
- How does Pinterest compare to other social media platforms when it comes to showcasing and promoting artwork?
- What unique ways I can use Pinterest in my art practice and business?
- What are the best practices for creating boards and pins to maximize their reach?
- What else in the art world can Pinterest be used for?
- Bring your own questions!
As always, Mastrius events are LIVE & INTERACTIVE!
🚩 Tickets ONLY US$7 | FREE for Mastrius Members
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Meet Valerie Allen
Acrylic | Watercolor | Mixed Media | Encaustic
As an abstract painter intuitive process begins a journey for me that culminates in passages of intentional design for each work of art. Using principles of improvisation, I work from prompts that present themselves through journaling, traveling, even daydreaming. The known improv prompt “yes and……” shows up in each of my paintings as multiple layers. My theme touchstones include music as shown in my Composer’s Campaign series, architecture in Athena’s Timeline collection, and personal history in the One Hundred Years paintings.
The mantra for my creative path is to repeat these three words – process, produce and present. Those words encourage my growth as an artist through the experimentation of materials and techniques that reveal new processes and through the production of art to become more prolific. When those two steps are complete, I move into the presentation of my work to others through conversations and exhibitions.
I share that same three step mantra with others through teaching. I am energized by the dialogue shared in a class and am amazed at the many interpretations for that trio of words. My goal is to help artists find their personal artistic language, improve their techniques, and increase their confidence. I am rewarded many times over by watching artists blossom and grow. It is a rich sharing experience for all involved.
Meet Armin Mersmann
Oil | Graphite | Mixed Media | Digital
My goal as a realist is to understand complexities and details; my interest is how the human eyes perceive, not how a camera sees. My drawing technique allows me to define and celebrate the tiniest nuances, complex markings, patterns, and textures.
I do not copy but reinvent and slowly build an innovative image. I aim to inspire viewers to look closer at the world around them and start their own creative journey.
“A good “rendering” represents what a person sees, but “a work of art” illuminates what others do not.”
Date: June 15, 2023
Start time: 05:00 p.m. MDT
End time: 06:00 p.m. MDT