I am a largely self-taught but current art student that simply loves to draw. My strengths lie in portraiture, but my interest and education is focused on illustration and design.
I draw and paint with both traditional and digital media, both from the things I see around me and from my imagination. My favorite subjects are people, trees, and buildings. The more I draw Long Beach, the more I love it.
A man with a camera & a vision to produce stimulating visuals through still photography and motion picture. The craft of photography was introduced to me by my father at a young age and my passion grows stronger with each passing frame. Always questioning if I’m seeing the object in the frame or the light […]
I create/design limited edition & one-of-a kind pieces of clothing inspired by nature, art , music or just California in general. A lot of my pieces feature patches designed by myself either digitally or hand drawn. My clothing collection is called- No Fear of Flying.
Jireh’s poetry is rooted in her desire to bridge the divides that exist between culture, religion, and sexuality. On the precipice of officially leaving her teenage years behind, Jireh is reflecting upon her formative experiences as a queer first-generation Asian American learning to fully embrace her sexuality alongside her family’s religious and cultural upbringing. Poetry […]
I go by the artist name Rapid73. I grew up in Long Beach and have been drawing since I was a child. Cartoons first caught my attention when I was 7, when I started copying the comic strips, learning to draw those characters. When I was 14 years old I noticed couple of my skateboarding buddies tagging […]
Big Tank Community Group is The bridge between community groups and activists putting together fundraisers for children and artists that contribute to our mission. Our goal is to help all community groups to better themselves in completing small passionate projects geared towards improving our community through art ,activism and media in the greater Long Beach […]
“For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love.”
The general purpose for my photography is to highlight great landmarks, architecture, landscape, destinations and local events throughout Long Beach from the lens of a Canon T2 camera. We offer professional photography and video services as ticket to explore Long Beach in association with L.B In Your City News.
My Name is William Rawz and i am a freelance videographer/photographer and owner of P&8 Film in association with In Your City News (iycn). While growing up within the Long Beach City limits, my vision for freelance artist and creative individuals has grown. I, with IYCN, and P&8 Film would like to create a viable […]
ARTIST STATEMENT : Nature has inspired my collection of works. I have worked with watercolor ,acrylics , gouache, graphite, colored pencil, charcoal , digital media and glass mosaic to express my subjects in a realistic and sometimes an abstracted format. Evoking the vibrancy of color, texture and the fluidity of nature to brings to life […]
My art seeks to facilitate encounters with strange images. To this end, I create pieces that utilize video projection, sculptural relief, and the interplay between these two techniques. Both mediums play with the phantasmagoric; they create illusions that an image or presence is really there when in fact it is not. The images I create […]