Micro Meetups

Welcome to C3 Micro Meetups: quick, informal, and fun weekly sessions to connect with the creative community and pick up a few tricks along the way.

Please note: Zoom sessions will be recorded. DO NOT turn on Video if you do not want your likeness to be retained.

Modern Metal Point Art
Wednesday, August 5 at 6:30 p.m.
Philip Karnezis will talk about how his metal point process emulates the philosophy of the imagery and why he prefers to use an ancient method augmented by technology rather than just create entirely technical renderings.

Register in advance for this Zoom meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZArcOmppz8uE9eeFQvKa00SMs8i18DI52q0

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email link to participate in Modern Metal Point Art.

iWatermark Photo App
Tuesday, August 11 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a LIVE interactive presentation from Robert Potter of the Potter School of Photography on Robert’s favorite smart phone app: iWatermark.

Robert will explain and show the Hows and Whys of it: how to create your own credit line and apply it to your images, and why this is one of the most important things you can do to safeguard and promote your images on-line.

Register in advance for this Zoom meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ocuqhqT0jE9e-42hdHu7L6oJr0aap0xS8

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email link to participate in iWatermark Photo App.

Hand-Stitched Paper Art
Wednesday, August 19 at 6:30 p.m.
Paper Artist Jenn Ross will be showing examples of creating her hand-stitched paper collages, that she creates as illustration, representational, or abstract work. Jenn will focus on the relationship between process and product.

Bring your questions and learn about this exciting art form!

Register in advance for this Zoom meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcsfuCppj0oE9Isoc0R9wm2N0uLBxxa1Kgn

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email link to participate in Hand-Stitched Paper Art.

Comix Jam! Live Drawing
Tuesday, August 25 at 6:30 p.m.
It’s back – now with more COMIX!! Live multi-person online drawing hootenanny.

Let’s mix and mashup some collaborative comix together in REAL TIME on-line. Hosted by George Berlin with special comix doodler guests.

Beginning on Zoom and heading over to draw.chat
(Specific draw.chat link will be sent from Zoom session.)

Register in advance for this Zoom meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ld-qorjsjHdydaF9Kk0iRjVwbyS4UVBnA

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email link to participate in Comix Jam!

Snapseed Photo App
Tuesday, September 8 at 6:30 p.m.
Join us for a LIVE interactive presentation from Robert Potter of the Potter School of Photography on Robert’s favorite image/photo processing and manipulation smartphone app: Snapseed.

Robert is a certified instructor for Snapseed, which can edit RAW files, perform white balance, perspective correction, manual image tuning and other pro-level image post-processing.

Register in advance for this Zoom meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEkfuiprD4sE9ZrFBVgoeDasuAcQ02uqoeh

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email link to participate in Snapseed Photo App.

Woodcut-Style Illustrations
Wednesday, September 16 at 6:30 p.m.
Bryan “Breadwig” Ballinger –  picture book writer, illustrator and muralist – shows you how to do a woodcut style illustration of someone with a chicken on their head in ProCreate for iPad, just cuz.

Demo and oddball perspectives, with copious amounts of Q’s and A’s after.

Register in advance for this Zoom meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpfuCpqzotH92h8ctr7VEJB1MK5YCoVLPI

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email link to participate in Woodcut-Style Illustrations.

Virtual Filmmaking
Tuesday, September 22 at 6:30 p.m.

Join us for a LIVE interactive presentation from Jeff Sweeton of CodeCreate Art + Technology Engagement on virtual filmmaking and facilitating collaboration.

Presenting successful short videos made with partners including Mut Theatre in Hamburg, Germany, the Disney Elementary School and other partners throughout Chicago – as well as great examples of virtual film making made during and inspired by the pandemic – Jeff will detail the steps of professional film making that are surprisingly engaging in an online world, including composing angles and easy-to-use online editing tools.

Register in advance for this Zoom meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcod-mprTMqHt2XJl2AhSGAZVuZILFL9B9W

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email link to participate in Virtual Filmmaking.

Past Micro Meetups:

Wood-Cut Style Illustrations with Bryan “Breadwig” Ballinger
Creativity Can Be Contagious with Stephen Starr
Hot Stuff! Lampwork Glass Beads with Cynthia McEwen
Water-Based Painting for Illustration with George Berlin
Drink and Draw! with George Berlin and Bryan “Breadwig” Ballinger

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