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Art Seen

The Art of Creating Character | Bites

Art Seen

The Art of Creating Character | Bites

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In a small corner room at Seattle Opera, a team of artists devoted to wig making creates complicated hairstyles that some of the world's best performers use to help transform. Wig master Ashlee Naegle and her team of stylists help two operatic performers find their character for a recent production, giving voice and personality to the live performance that audiences see on stage nightly.

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1m 30s

The Art of Creating Character | Bites

In a small corner room at Seattle Opera, a team of artists devoted to wig making creates complicated hairstyles that some of the world's best performers use to help transform. Wig master Ashlee Naegle and her team of stylists help two operatic performers find their character for a recent production, giving voice and personality to the live performance that audiences see on stage nightly.

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The Art of You | Bites

What do you create or do in life that brings you happiness? From walking the fine lines of needlepoint to cultivating friendships, witness the spark of artistic inspiration that lives in all of us.

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The Art of Designing Choice | Bites

When you step inside a climbing gym, you are immediately surrounded by colorful plastic holds, but who decides where they go? A team of setters at the Seattle Bouldering Project pulls back the curtain to revel the hidden inspiration and motivation for creating aesthetically appealing climbs that challenge the mind and body.

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The Art of Isolation and Protest | Bites

At the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, artists began painting murals on boarded up windows of businesses in Seattle to deter vandalism and beautify the streets. And as isolation evolved into a social movement protesting the killing of black people in America, the art transformed into messages of anger and hope.

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The Art of The Fold | Bites

It begins shortly after midnight at Mee Sum Pastry, when bakers in the Pike Place Market shop create over 1,000 hom bows, a traditional Chinese stuffed pastry.

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The Art of Creating Light | Bites

Enter the world of Aaron Ridenour, Seattle Cinerama's lead projectionist, as he threads projectors with classic 70mm films and conducts the delicate dance between celluloid and audience. Most theaters have switched to an entirely digital, and often automated style of film projection, but as Ridenour revels, there's hidden beauty in the analog.

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Coming Soon | Art Seen

Slow down and hit pause with us, as we re-engage with the people and places around us. Art Seen premieres February 6 at 8:45 p.m. Online soon.

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