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Make It Artsy

Website: http://www.makeitartsy.com
Next Airing: Sun, Nov 29th, 2020 at 3:30 AM on UEN-TV

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MAKE IT ARTSY is a brand new show dedicated to the crafter, maker and artist! This new series celebrates that maker spirit and enthusiasm that is sweeping the country. It's more than crafting, more than art or scrapbooking; this is an all-encompassing show for any one that loves to make "things". From mixed media to metalsmithing, using tools from saws to sewing machines, and materials from paper to wood; today's most creative "makers" join host Julie Fei Fan Balzer and unleash a new look for crafting with a touch of industrial style. Not just a crafter, not just an artist - become a maker! with MAKE IT ARTSY!

Episodes:

  • Texture and Dimension

    Move beyond flat artwork by adding another level of texture and dimension. We begin with a master of texture and dimension in Willem deKoonig. Then Cheryl Boglioli introduces a new medium: wax. It will change the surface of your art. It's been used for centuries to create texture or can even be used to preserve art. We finish up with syndee holt and 3D texturized coasters made from clay.

    Next Airing: Sun, Nov 29th, 2020 at 3:30 AM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/29/2018 to 3/28/2021
  • Cut It Out

    Our theme is "cut it out" as we continue our exploration of the art masters. We begin with Henri Matisse and a project featuring cutouts. Then Mary Hettmansperger has an Alexander Calder inspired piece with a canvas cut out with found objects. We finish up with really unique idea as Candie Cooper cuts up records to construct her project.

    Next Airing: Mon, Nov 30th, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/29/2018 to 3/28/2021
  • Abstracts

    Our art journey heads to the abstract. We begin with an art project inspired by Pablo Picasso. We'll be creating a divided face inspired by "Girl before a mirror" Then Dina Wakley has the keys for abstract paintings so they are more than just a colorful back ground. Next Joe Rotella creates an abstract design within a lamp work bead. We finish up with Tori Weyers and a nod to the masters with a look at Renoir and Monet and their use of color to create light and shadow.

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 7th, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/29/2018 to 3/28/2021
  • Inspiration

    This season is all about inspiration, particularly from the art masters. We're not only inspired but we take that creativity one step further with new materials. We begin with a design that pays homage to Sigmar Polke, a contemporary artist that was known for using varied materials even glass. We make a stitched canvas. The Joe Rotella is back, taking a page from Sigmar's book by using found objects like wood and license plates to make a modern birdhouse. We'll finish up with May Flaum and the post-impressionist era and a lesson on being inspired by art but styling it in your own way.

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 14th, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/29/2018 to 3/28/2021
  • Up Close and Personal

    Get up close and personal! The personal aspect of art is what makes it unique to you! We begin with personal stories as pendants inspired by Frida Kahlo's art. Then meet Tori Weyers for a lesson on composition and bringing together all of the elements of your art. We finish up with a return visit from Cheryl Boglioli. As an animalier or sculptor of animals, she's inspired by Romantic French sculptor Antoine - Louis Barye. She'll make a 3D sculpture of a meerkat.

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 21st, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/29/2018 to 3/28/2021
  • Your Environment

    Shake up your art by finding ideas around your house. To start the show host Julie Fei Fan Balzer looks around her kitchen as a resource for collage papers to use for her project. Then Joe Rotella shares a new look at bats - making a bat house for your yard. The last segment features the first of this season's color studies- the color red, with host Julie Fei Fan Balzer.

    Next Airing: Mon, Dec 28th, 2020 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 10/8/2020 to 10/7/2023
  • Your Outdoor Space

    There is no better place to find inspiration than outdoors - a walk outside can change your whole outlook. Host Julie Fei Fan Balzer opens the show creating leaf luminaires inspired by the outside and great to use outdoors. Then, Erin Gerlach creates a bee or butterfly basin to attract these creatures to your garden. The show closes with a color study - green.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 4th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 10/15/2020 to 10/14/2023
  • Your Workspace

    Shake up your workspace. Host Julie Fei Fan Balzer, known for her colorful aprons, shares how to make your own to reflect your mood and art style. Then, meet Kristin Gambaccini to create a simple but unique plant stand to bring a living plant into your studio. Finally, Micah Goguen shows how to make heirloom light catchers. Last is a color study - purple.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 11th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 10/22/2020 to 10/21/2023
  • Your Techniques

    Add a different tool, a new surface, or just make a subtle change to shape up your techniques. First, host Julie Fei Fan Balzer creates a handmade journal cover using watercolor powders. Next, Micah Goguen shares a technique for creating frosted vintage botanicals. Then, Sandy McTier has a few tricks for decorative painting with her festive pumpkins project. Last is a color study - grey.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 18th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 10/29/2020 to 10/28/2023
  • Your Home

    You may be spending a little more time at home lately. Shape up your rooms with some new looks. First, host Julie Fei Fan Balzer creates quilt block pillow covers - change them up for an instant update. Then, it's movie night with Lynn Lilly from her home studio - make a personalized party right at home. Last is a color study - blue.

    Next Airing: Mon, Jan 25th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 11/5/2020 to 11/4/2023
  • Your Stuff

    Take a second look at your "stuff" and figure out new ways to use it. First, host Julie Fei Fan Balzer shows ways to reinvent using washi tape in card making. Then, Sandy McTier demonstrates a decorative painting technique featuring a poinsettia motif. Finally, Joe Rotella reinvents his use of foil paper as a mosaic. The show closes with a color study - teal.

    Next Airing: Mon, Feb 1st, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 11/12/2020 to 11/11/2023
  • Your Mediums

    Shake up the use of mediums. First, see a new concept with "framed paper" to make jewelry using stencils, ribbons and beads with host Julie Fei Fan Balzer. Then, Joe Rotella brings fire to the show with a wood burning technique using stencils. Finally, Micah Goguen creates a self- portrait demonstrating a special technique using markers and paint. The show closes with a color study - orange.

    Next Airing: Mon, Feb 8th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 11/19/2020 to 11/18/2023
  • Your World

    Find inspiration in this episode to shake, rock and rattle your world. First make a personal map with host Julie Fei Fan Balzer. Then Joe Rotella creates a wooden wonderland inspired by the magical fairy world of the forest. Last is a color study - yellow.

    Next Airing: Mon, Feb 15th, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 11/26/2020 to 11/25/2023
  • Your Practices

    Practice makes perfect, or if perfection is not your goal, your practices can open up a new avenue to explore. Host Julie Fei Fan Balzer starts the show with a pastel transfer inspired by the painter Degas. Then, Erin Gerlach demonstrates a new way to enhance your canvas for unexpected texture. Last is a color study - white.

    Next Airing: Mon, Feb 22nd, 2021 at 4:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:29:00
    Usage rights: 12/3/2020 to 12/2/2023
  • All About Brushes

    Brushes are the first tool for many artists or are they? We begin with a Vincent Van Gogh inspired painting where we lose the brush in favor of a straw. Then Michael deMeng has a project entitled "good brushes gone bad"; as discarded brushes are the actual base of strange creatures. Then learn lettering styles using brush pens with Janet Takahashi. Finally we meet Dina Wakley with art inspired by Van Gogh's brush strokes.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/29/2018 to 3/28/2021
  • Artistic License

    Artistic license give us the permission to do just about anything we want with our projects. The inspiration for our first project is Georgia O'Keefe; she is known for her enlarged flower painting and we enlarge objects beyond recognition. Then May Flaum is inspired by Da Vinci's practice of going from sketch to finished work in a journal. Janet Takahashi is next with a watercolor resist project giving you the license to showcase only the items you want. Finally Ardith Goodwin has another Kandinsky inspired look as she exercises her license to paint on whatever she wants - and today is rocks!

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/29/2018 to 3/28/2021
  • Be Objective

    It's time to be "object"ive! Found objects play an important role for today's artist. We begin with Joseph Cornell, a pioneer of assemblage with a shadow box project. Then Michael deMeng is back with "battered and briny bits"; creating weathered objects using clay, molds and salt! Cheryl Sleboda returns with a neckpiece; the perfect cosplay accessory. We finish up with an Alexander Calder inspired mobile with Mary Hettmansperger constructed of found objects.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/29/2018 to 3/28/2021
  • In The Eyes of An Artist

    An artist sees things differently - they have a unique way of looking at the world and interpreting it into art. First we look at Mary Cassatt, an American painter and printmaker known for her portrayal of women and children and create a project showing the bonds between mother and child. Using a totally different perspective, Joe Rotella, creates a kaleidoscope guaranteed to alter the way you see the world. We finish up with Ardith Goodwin and a Kandinsky inspired work - starting with a photo of a house and using chalk and neon to create her canvas.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/29/2018 to 3/28/2021
  • It's All Art!

    Sometimes we get hung up on definition of art. Some may take a narrow view of what can be considered art but contemporary artists are always looking to expand the rules! Today we push the rules. First is an Andy Warhol inspired design using photo editing software to create one of his iconic effects. Then Joe Rotella explores automata - or a wooden mechanical tool for a unique artistic approach. We finish up with May Flaum and a nod to contemporary art - you've got to "make it work"! If you don't' like what you've made - chop it up and make it into something better!

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/29/2018 to 3/28/2021
  • Mavericks

    Certain artists are known for pushing the envelope - they are the innovators or mavericks of the art world. We begin today with Jackson Pollock, an abstract impressionist known for his drip painting which we'll give a try. Then Joe Rotella our own maverick creates coral from film - a pretty interesting technique. Then Cheryl Sleboda is up next with art as wearables and paldrons created for cosplay. We finish up with Candie Cooper as she cuts up cookie tins to make earrings.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/29/2018 to 3/28/2021
  • Mediums

    Not all artists use brushes, and paint is not their only medium of choice. On today's episode, we begin with a lesson inspired by Camille Pissarro as we paint using a palette knife instead of a brush. Then meet Dina Wakley for a graffiti inspired modern street art design. We finish up with Cheryl Boglioli and a 3D sculpture using an interesting medium to create a female form reminiscent of modernism.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/29/2018 to 3/28/2021
  • Shapes and Symbols

    Shapes and symbols take on new meaning when incorporated into art. First we look at Marc Chagall, a modernist, for inspiration on using symbols in art for stories. Then meet syndee holt as she incorporates shapes into an art form using clay to make switch plate covers. We finish up with Janet Takahashi, as the scroll shape turns into flowers.

    Length: 00:28:00
    Usage rights: 3/29/2018 to 3/28/2021

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