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Pam Woodson

Repurposed, Self in Williamsburg

A Theory on Doodling

PRESENTED ON MAY 23, 2015
IN WILLIAMSBURG @ VOL 12

Pam Woodson finds herself drawn to doodling in a couple of very specific situations. Not considering herself as an "artist", she initially used doodling as a door to create art without expectations. Pam found her path to becoming an artist. Through Pam's doodling research, we could all learn self-improvement through doodling.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 3rd, 2017. 

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Doodling Through Life

BY BECKI CHAN
@ VOL 28 ON JAN 21, 2014

Drawing is a conduit that carries thoughts and ideas into reality. Rather than describing things as they are, freehand drawing can describe them as they are thought of and remembered. As an artist and a designer, Becki Chan shares her thoughts about doodling. She demonstrates how ideas and inspiration come from everything and everywhere, and how her approach to drawing applies them to a design process.

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Crowdsourced Sketchbooking

BY DALE WEISS
@ VOL 8 ON JUN 14, 2014

Crowdsourcing is growing in popularity in many realms, including creativity. In this presentation, Dale Weiss shows us various avenues where crowdsourcing is being used in sketchbooking, and how it can result in both the beautiful and the bizarre.

"Presentation of the Day" on July 5, 2014.

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Dale's Sketchbook

BY DALE WEISS
@ VOL 13 ON JUN 05, 2015

"I grabbed the book, turned it upside down, and suddenly it had totally different feel. This was my of eureka moment."

In Dale's Sketchbook from PechaKucha Night Williamsburg, Dale Weiss shares how he was inspired by The Sketchbook Project, a creative endeavor started in Brooklyn, NY, that sends sketchbooks to individuals who fill them with their work, send them back, where they are archived in a traveling library of over 30,000 other sketchbooks. Weiss talks about the year-long creative journey of making his first official sketchbook. Here he shows off some selected pages and describes the process that sketchbook took him through.

This was "Presentation of the Day" on July 13th, 2015.

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Design: Right Brain, Left Brain, or Somewhere in the Middle?

BY CHRISTOPHER GREGORY
@ VOL 1 ON MAY 14, 2015

Christopher Gregory, an industrial designer shares his thoughts on how different mindframes guide design work, and how a wholistic, balanced perspective can help create meaning in our lives. What will you create?

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Chubby Wax Crayons

BY PAUL MUIR
@ VOL 3 ON SEP 22, 2015

Artist and drama therapist, Paul Muir talks about the work he created over a 20 year period whilst in therapy and the insights and self-healing journey he went through.

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كل لوحة تبدأ بنقطة

BY JEHAD ALHEMAID
@ VOL 3 ON NOV 29, 2015

تتحدث جهاد عن أثر النقطة والخط في تكوين العمل الفني وأثره على روتين الحياة

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Sketchbooks

BY RICHARD SLADE
@ VOL 6 ON SEP 13, 2016

In "Sketchbooks" from PechaKucha Night Cambridge Vol.6, a graphic designer Richard Slade tells us about his love of drawing and how at the age of 11, with a gift of a sketchpad and pencils started his first sketchbook. Three decades later he has a collection of 52 sketchbooks that chart the course of his education, career and personal life.

 

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Sketchbooks

BY RICHARD SLADE
@ VOL 7 ON SEP 27, 2016

“When I was 14, this is when it all started…1989.”

In "Sketchbooks", from PechaKucha Night St.Neots Vol.7, Graphic designer Richard Slade shares us about his love of drawing and how at the age of 11, with a gift of a sketchpad and pencils started his first sketchbook. Three decades later he has a collection of 52 sketchbooks that chart the course of his education, career and personal life. 

This was "PechaKucha of the Day" on Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016. 

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Meditative Doodling

BY RAVEN BLACKBERRY
@ VOL 1 ON DEC 06, 2018

Raven Blackberry is the creative artistic alter ego of Stefanie McManus.

Raven Blackberry is passionate about spending time in meditation, creative pursuits, and intuitive doodles to release pent-up energy. She believes that the practice of art in our own creative forms and outlets is one of many tools in personal development and mindfulness. Raven Blackberry is creating these line drawings specifically for an adult colouring book, which she looks forward to publishing in the near future.