Calling all photographers! The Biggs Museum of American Art is seeking entries for Biggs Shot 2018, the fifth juried photography competition and exhibition featuring the work of professional and emerging photographers, working and/or living in the Mid-Atlantic region.
The theme for Biggs Shot 2018 is open, and any photographic medium can be submitted for consideration, including film, video and digital formats.The deadline to apply is November 2, 2018: form.jotform.com/82044613216145... See MoreSee Less
Like John J. Audubon, Nancy Carol Willis (work pictured) demonstrates a deep feeling for nature based upon a lifetime of close observation, sketching, and painting. >>>
From October-January, the Schoonover Illustration Gallery will host 18 illustrations from three of Willis’s award-winning natural science children’s picture books. The books depict North American species in their natural habitats. #audubon #illustration #birds #birdsofamerica #biggsmuseum #localartist #biggs25 #nature #nautreart ... See MoreSee Less
Today is the carver registration deadline for The Great Delaware Pumpkin Carve! Be sure to register your team today if you're interested in carving: bit.ly/carverregistration
Anyone can do it! Here are a few tips and tricks from an expert if you're still consider but not sure how to tackle carving a 75-200 lb. pumpkin:
1) Try clay carving tools - you can find them online or at most craft story 2) Be experimental, practice on small pumpkins at home 3) Bring a spray bottle of water, keeping the surface of the pumpkin wet will make it easier to work with 4) Use battery operated "power" tools 5) Bring an extra set of tools in case yours break 6) Use a large spoon or soup ladle to scoop the "guts" 7) Seek out pumpkin carving inspiration on the web by searching for ideas on google images or Pinterest 8) Trace or draw your design onto the pumpkin first with dry erase markers 9) Have cookie cutters? Try hammering them into the pumpkin for a uniform design 10) Be creative and think outside the box - it could your ticket to win big!