Sep 212017
 

RGB color modelIf you are an artist, photographer, graphic designer, or web developer, having a firm understanding of colors is a necessity.  Key to being able to study and discuss colors is a formal framework for quantizing their properties. Abstract mathematical models called color models do just this, allowing people to discuss the qualities of a color in a consistent manner. These models usually assign tuples of numbers to a color, often either ordered triplets or quartets, where each value represents a property of the color. This post will introduce one the most popular models: the RGB color model.

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Jan 252017
 

Monsterz Marble

By the time December of last year rolled around, my family had been participating in the World’s Biggest Marble Hunt for several months.  During that time we had found many breathtaking marbles created by some of the most talented artists in the world including Geoffrey Beetem, Topher Reynolds, and Tucker Heebner. One artist whose iconic marbles we were never able to find due to proximity and timing was Chad Parker.

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Sep 212016
 

 

Earth Marble

Participating in the World’s Biggest Marble Hunt has been an amazing experience for me and my family. It is no exaggeration to say that it is as much fun for me to hide marbles and dole out clues as it is to hunt for them in the wild. That said, my family and I have found some truly spectacular marbles. I am consistently stunned by their beauty and the artisanship that went to creating them.

Like my children, I love them all equally, but again like my children, one will always outshine the rest.* This week I found that marble, a Geoffrey Beetem Earth marble, hidden here in Carlisle by the artist himself. Geoffrey Beetem is a world class master glass artist with few peers.

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