Digital Citizenship: Steampunk Photo Challenge

Dear Students,

I visited the Gilbert Historical Museum and I thought of you. The ones that like to take pictures and those of you who like to draw and create

Farm equipment, front of Gilbert Historical Society

if I was a designer I would take pictures and use them to make steampunk inspired art like this

a gate designed by Antoni Gaudí – in Barcelona

if I knew photoshop, I would play with the details

I love the color and the spiderweb of the glass

you could invent a tree house

steampunk_tree_house by photofinale on Flickr

you could turn this farm machine

I imagine this as a spaceship, blasting into the clouds

into a spaceship

if you knew how

Visit Mesa artist Corinne Geertsen, she photographs beautiful antiques and makes something new

What will you make a picture of?

Stop by the Gilbert Historical Society, bring your imagination

Corinne Geertsen CURRENT AND COMING SHOWS

May 3 – September 5, 2012
Appaloosa Library, Scottsdale, AZ if you want to be like Corinne, Scottsdale has a repository of old photos for you to browse here.
Solo show
May 24 – September 9, 2012
AZ Museum for Youth, Mesa, AZ
Group show: Extreme Pets
June 2 – July 22, 2012
Kimball Art Center, Park City, Utah
Solo show
June 23 – August 25, 2012
Tempe Center for the Arts, Tempe AZ
Group show: Family Matters

if you are looking for something to do

Grab your camera, visit the museum

and make something beautiful to show me

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