I Can Haz Art
Start earning your Visual Arts badges here! Complete 3 different activities from this group to claim this badge.
Check out any nonfiction book with the Dewey Decimal call numbers 741, 751, or 778.3. Post a short review to share with everyone.
Locate a piece of artwork in your local branch or community. Ask a library staff member, read a plaque, or research it online to learn something more about it. Share what you discover in an activity update.
Watch Life in a Day, a movie created completely from the uploads of YouTube users on one single day. Write an activity update about what you thought about it. You can either check it out from the library, or watch it on YouTube.
Post a short (2-3 paragraphs) bio of your favorite visual artist.
Check out the work of urban graffiti artists like Bansky. Tell us about your favorite artists and/or artistic works.
Complete 3 different activities from this group to claim this badge. You must earn the Apprentice badge first to unlock this badge.
Post a photograph you’ve taken. Include a description and anything else you’d like to share about it.
Learn a new craft. Post a picture of what you made and tell us about it. One way to do this is to attend a teen craft program at the library, which you can find out about from our calendar of events.
Post a picture of a painting, drawing, or mixed media artwork and tell us about the processes or techniques you used to create it.
Visit an art museum. Check out a Tacoma Art Museum Pass or Museum of Glass Pass from the library for free admission. Report back to us in an activity update something cool that you saw.
Create your own sidewalk chalk masterpiece. Take a picture when you’re done and post it for all to see.
Complete 1 activity from this group to claim this badge. You must earn the Journeyman badge first to unlock this badge.
Photograph or record on video one day in your life. Assemble the pictures or footage into a slideshow or video and upload it to Slideshare or YouTube. Share a link to your project with a short description.
Display at least five pieces of your artwork in a physical exhibit or by creating a photo blog at Tumblr. Post a link to the completed image gallery or some pictures from the physical gallery.
HOW TO EARN A BADGE:
First Do This
Complete activities listed under the badges above.
Then Do This
Update Your Activity, describing each activity that you complete. Include the full activity name anywhere in your update (#activityname).
Do This Last
Return here to claim a badge for the activities you completed. Include the activity name for each activity you completed (without the “#”), select the badge you are claiming, and hit submit!