Visuals Blog: Tie Dye and Rainbow Roll

The weather is changing but we are printing like its spring in our Screen Printing class. Once you know the process the possibilities are endless. We are developing our rainbow roll techniques this week. Both of these prints bring swirls of color to the image for a rather trippy effect.   In Fashion Design this…

Music Blog: Fear

Fear-   An unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. (Noun) be afraid of (someone or something) as likely to be dangerous, painful, or threatening. (Verb) terror, fright, fearfulness, horror, alarm, panic, agitation, trepidation, dread, consternation, dismay, distress; anxiety, worry, angst, unease, uneasiness,…

Visuals Blog: Screen Printing Amazingness

The designs this week have been killer in Screen Printing and Print 1 on 1 . We have some budding designers and the beginning of a collective on our hand. Youth are learning the tricks to the screenprinting process – like that amazingness you of a  rainbow pull. Look at those flowers! every print is…

Dance Blog: Contemporary Choreo

This week in Dance class we’ve been studying contemporary, modern, and contact improv! We’ve been creating choreography together and learning to explore negative space with an emphasis on play. Check out this short snippet of what we’ve been working on. –Saulo Castillo, Dance Instructor

Mic Madness Results Are In: Winners in Dance, Comedy and Music

Big Congrats to Asia Jones, Jay Lew, and Desmond Andrews!! These three along with many other performers lit up the AS220 Main Stage last night . Desmond came in 3rd place with his first ever stand up comedy performance. Jay Lew got silver with a new original song. Asia is our big $100 winner with…

Music Blog: ZuKrewe DOH Performance // Vietnam

GOOD MORNING VIETNAM!!!!   As the new week began over at the studio, we started are focus on the songs for are performance at the DOHRI (Department Of Health of Rhode Island) summit located at convention center here in downtown Providence. Within practicing the set for the show, I began establishing different songs based on…

Visual Blog: Murals Behind the Scenes

AS220 Youth has been working profusely on an amazing mural, for a community foundation called Tides Family Services for their 35th anniversary and the retirement of their founder. The mural is a surprise so we can’t post pix until after it’s unveiled, but here’s a pic of the back.    This week we installed French…

Digital Media Blog: Practicing Camera Movements

After last week’s reflective classes around planning, we were so pumped to get our hands on cameras.   We started to wrap our minds around some different ways we can create compelling storytelling through framing and camera movements. After these brief discussions– we grabbed ahold of the cameras and practiced these different techniques. Rehearsing the…

Visuals Blog: Screen Print and Heat Transfer Shirts

Some highlights from Fashion Design this week where we made heat transfer shirts of custom designs. Folks were making images in all kinds of media to ultimately produce some amazing pieces.        Youth were learning and honing their skills in the process of screen printing this week at the AS220 Printshop. #chill+blade is…