Paint It Forward A Draculas Short Film

Paint It Forward A Draculas Short Film

Paint It Forward was a project that we (The Draculas) worked on in collaboration with the city of Long Beach.  The project focused on the mural that we were currently painting, but it also focused on public art and what it can do for a community. The film was shot over the course of a week at City Hall in down town Long Beach.  PIF did a good job capturing the progress of the mural at every stage of its development.  It also was effective in conducting interviews from city officials and artists on what public art means to them and their communities.  Most importantly the film asks the question of how can public art create a larger dialog as we move forward.  In a growing city with a diverse population art makes a big difference and plays an important role.   PIF was shot and directed by Sick Boat Creative and painted by the Draculas.  The film originally premiered at the Art Theatre in downtown Long Beach hosted by Michelle Molina.

This project was a huge success all around in that we had the opportunity to work with the city but also build relationships with the community as well.

 

See more pictures of progress of and behind the scenes shot of the film HERE

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18 x 18 Interpretations of a Table

Interpretations of a Table

18 x 18 Interpretations of a Table opened last Month at Made by Millworks in downtown Long Beach.  The show was curated by Dave Clark, he invited 18 artists to customize his hand built original tables.

18x 18 Interpretations a Table is a project with 17 other Long Beach artists (including himself) – a table that serves as the blank canvas for their art/medium. 18 identical tables finished by 18 artists working in diverse mediums.

The 18×18 Interpretations of a Table exhibit artists include- Katie Stubblefield, Tina Burnight, Renee Tanner, Greg Dane Sabin, Tracey Weiss, Dave van Patten, Lance Morris, Kashira Edghill, Carol Clark, Dave Clark, Lisa Wibroe, Cody Lusby, Eric Almanza, Jeff McMillan, Dave Conrey, Eric Vonhunter, Ernesto Torres, and Roxana Josefina Martinez

18 x18 Interpretations of a Table

November 1 to 15, 2017
MADE by Millworks
240 Pine Ave, Long Beach, CA 90802

Below is my contribution titled “Reggie Bushes”

You can click the link HERE to see the rest of show’s tables

 

Interpretations of a Table

Interpretations of a Table

Interpretations of a Table

Interpretations of a Table

Interpretations of a Table

Interpretations of a Table

Interpretations of a Table

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Long Beach Clothing Co.

Long Beach Clothing Company

The Draculas recently collaborated by Long Beach Clothing Company creating three new maritime graphics for them.  We wanted the crustiness and saltiness of the sea but also the grittiness of Long Beach.   From left to right The Mermonster, The Splinter Wheel, and Ol’ Captain Frosty Eye.  I believe the Captain design is out now with the others being released soon.

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