>Date: Sat, 13 Sep 1997 00:02:33 -0600
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>Topics of the day:
> 1. Wash., D.C. Monthly Meetings
> 2. Winter workshop idea
>Date: Fri, 12 Sep 1997 10:43:09 -0400
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>Subject: Wash., D.C. Monthly Meetings
>GNSI Washington, D.C. MONTHLY MEETINGS
>September - December 1997
>Welcome back from Santa Cruz or wherever your summer adventures led you. This
>Fall we have no national meeting to plan, no envelopes to stuff, and nothing
>to do at our monthly meetings but relax, socialize over refreshments, and
>enjoy some great presentations. We are especially pleased to present a
>special event co-sponored with the Graphic Artists Guild on copyright law and
>the Internet. Note the date (the fourth Tuesday in October) and look for a
>special flyer in the mail for details on reservations.
>Carolyn Bartlett Gast Demonstrates Damp Wash on Scratchboard.
>Bring a watercolor brush to experience for yourself this elegant and
>tactilely pleasing continuous tone technique.
>*Note Date: Fourth Tuesday in October
>Special Event in Conjunction with the Graphic Artsists Guild: Copyright and
>Usage on the Internet with Joshua Kaufman.
>The law is in a state of flux over "fair use" and artistic appropriations on
>the Internet. This seminar will update you on the latest copyright laws; tell
>you how to determine if it's okay to use an image from the Web; and tell you
>how to protect yourself from unauthorized copying of your work and what to do
>when it does occur. This issue may affect you even if you are not actively
>putting your work on the web, because many client organizations place their
>publications on the Web and might soon want to post your illustrations.
> Joshua Kaufman is a nationally recognized expert in copyright and art law
>and is a key player in Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts.
>Bob Tope Explains How to Make Art Pay for Your Adventures.
>Bob will be back from his term as artist-in-residence at Rocky Mountain
>National Park and will be ready to tell how to apply for residencies, lead
>wilderness trips, and arrange creative ways to explore strange new lands
>without having to foot the bill yourself.
>Holiday Party and Portfolio Sharing.
>Bring a pot luck dish and your portfolio (we'd love to see your work, no
>matter how new you are) for an evening of good company, good cheer, and
>Meetings are free and open to all and are held at 5:30 p.m. on the third
>Tuesday of the month. They are held in the Waldo Schmitt Room of the Museum
>of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, at Tenth Street and Constitution
>Avenue. Enter at the Constitution Avenue entrance, sign in at the guard desk,
>and wait for a GNSI ecort to take you upstairs. Escorts will check in at
>5:30, 5:45, and 6:00.
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>D.C. Program Coordinator
>Date: Fri, 12 Sep 1997 13:15:33 -0700
>From: Cindy Shaw <[log in to unmask]>
>Subject: Winter workshop idea
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>Hi All -
>After the SC meeting, several of us were knocking around some workshop
>ideas, and were thinking with what seems to be a growing interest in the
>underwater world, perhaps a late winter workshop in some sunny location
>with warm water would be nice. We were thinking that perhaps approaching
>this with a program geared toward underwater field sketching and
>photography, critter biology and behavior observation, as well as SCUBA
>and snorkeling techniques as applied to these....etc. I've done a bit of
>checking around, and think perhaps Cathy Church's place on Grand Cayman
>would be a good location. She's got the necessary facilities, including
>film processing, camera equipment rental, room and board (not real
>fancy, but certainly within line of what most of us are used to), plus
>there's good beach diving and snorkeling (as well as boat diving, which
>could cater to us rather than treat us like a herd of cattle)....
>Depending on the interest, we could shoot for this winter, or the next,
>Might there be any interest in further looking into something like this?
>Any other suggestions are welcome.
Cindy, I think this is a great idea. I scuba dive and so does my husband
and if we could figure out how to get a trip in partially tax deductable,
it would be very attractive. Even more so for me if it could be certified
with the AMI for CEU credits. Keep us posted.