CreatiVets LIVE

CreatiVets is now LIVE!! We will be streaming art and music content from guitar classes to songwriting classes to sculpting, painting, and drawing. We will be inviting some of the world’s best artists, CreatiVets staff, and even Grammy award-winning songwriters to host and teach these classes!! Now, you have all of CreatiVets amazing programming right in the convenience of your own home! So, grab your popcorn and tell a friend! CreatiVets is LIVE!!

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Upcoming Streaming Schedule

DateTimeTitleHostDescriptionSuggested Supplies
9/29/2011am CSTSongwriting with Rick!!!Rick BeresfordSongwriting - Discussion of songwriting elementsGuitar, journal, pen
10/1/203pm CSTArt with MrsOEF5!MrsOEF5Veteran art with MrsOEF5Acrylic paint, canvas, paper towels, cups, acrylic paint markers
10/2/2011am CSTSongwriting with Rick!!!Rick BeresfordSongwriting - Discussion of songwriting elements (continued)Guitar, journal, pen

Past Streams

DateTimeTitleHostDescriptionSuggested Supplies
9/22/2011am CSTElements of Songwriting - RhythmRick BeresfordSongwriting - The elements of songwriting - RhythmGuitar, journal, pen
9/15/2011am CSTSongwriting - Song FormRick BeresfordSongwriting - Song FormGuitar, journal, pen
9/11/2011am CSTSongwriting with Rick!Rick BeresfordSongwriting - SymbolsGuitar, journal, pen
9/8/2011am CSTSongwriting with Rick!Rick BeresfordSongwriting - Emotional writing tutorialGuitar, journal, pen
9/4/2011am CSTSongwriting with Rick!Rick BeresfordSongwriting - Discussion of songwriting techniques (continued)Guitar, journal, pen
9/1/2011am CSTSongwriting with Rick!Rick BeresfordSongwriting - Discussion of songwriting techniquesGuitar, journal, pen
8/27/203pm CSTGeode Art and Discussion with MrsOEF5 (continued)MrsOEF5Geode Painting and Art Conversations (continued)Acrylic paint, canvas, paper towels, cups, acrylic paint markers
8/14/2011am CSTSongwriting - Conclusive TitlesRick BeresfordHow to build a great song around a big picture, overview, comment or social commentary.Guitar, journal, pen
8/13/203pm CSTGeode Art and Discussion with MrsOEF5 (continued)MrsOEF5Geode Painting and Art Conversations (continued)Acrylic paint, canvas, paper towels, cups, acrylic paint markers
8/11/2011am CSTSongwriting - Conclusive TitlesRick BeresfordHow to build a great song around a big picture, overview, comment or social commentary.Guitar, journal, pen
8/6/203pm CSTGeode Art (continued) With MrsOEF5 MrsOEF5Geode Painting and Art Conversations (continued)Acrylic paint, canvas, paper towels, cups, acrylic paint markers
8/4/2011am CSTSongwriting - Conclusive TitlesRick BeresfordSongwriting - Conclusive TitlesGuitar, journal, pen
7/31/2011am CSTSongwriting - Conclusive TitlesRick BeresfordHow to build a great song around a big picture, overview, comment or social commentary.

Some examples of songs to deconstruct:

DON’T STOP (Thinking’ about tomorrow), Fleetwood Mac
ALL YOU NEED IS LOVE, Beatles
END OF THE INNOCENCE, Don Henley and Bruce Hornsby
WHAT’S GOIN’ ON, Marvin Gaye
EBONY AND IVORY, Paul McCartney with Stevie Wonder
and many more!
Guitar, journal, pen
7/30/203pm CSTGeode Art With MrsOEF5MrsOEF5Geode painting - ContinuedAcrylic paint, canvas, paper towels, cups, acrylic paint markers
7/23/203pm CSTGeode Paintings and How to Begin Telling Your Story Through ArtMrsOEF5Geode paintings and art discussion about how to begin telling your story through artAcrylic paint, canvas, paper towels, cups, acrylic paint markers
7/17/2011am CSTRick breaks down the song Sledgehammer by Peter GabrielRick BeresfordStory Songs - Sledgehammer by Peter GabrielGuitar, journal, pen
7/14/2011am CSTSongwriting - Story Songs (continued)Rick BeresfordStory Songs - How to use your conclusions, symbols and attitudes in your writing (continued)Guitar, journal, pen
7/10/201pm CSTInterview with Richard Casper, Brantley Gilbert and Brian DavisRichard Casper, Brantley Gilbert, Brian DavisCreatiVets' Executive Director, Richard Casper talks with Brantley Gilbert and Brian Davis about CreatiVets' new album release, the stories behind some of these songs and more!
7/10/2011am CSTSongwriting - Story Songs (continued)Rick BeresfordStory Songs - How to use your conclusions, symbols and attitudes in your writing (continued)Guitar, journal, pen
7/7/2011am CSTSongwriting - Story Songs (continued)Rick BeresfordStory Songs - How to use your conclusions, symbols and attitudes in your writingGuitar, journal, pen
7/3/2011am CSTSongwriting - Story Songs (continued)Rick BeresfordRick will continue to analyze some of the greatest story telling songsGuitar, journal, pen
7/2/203pm CSTArt - Making your own greeting cards and journals MrsOEF5MrsOEF5 shows you how you can make your own greeting cards and journal dividers. Also MrsOEF5 will explain how to experience your own art from different perspectives.Paper, Cricut software, computer, journal, card stock
6/30/2011am CSTSongwriting - Story SongsRick BeresfordHow to tell a great story through musicGuitar, journal, pen
6/26/2011am CSTSongwriting - Story SongsRick BeresfordHow to tell a good story through musicGuitar, journal, pen
6/25/203pm CSTAcrylic Pour PaintingMrsOEF5Acrylic Pour Painting with MrsOEF5Acrylic paint, canvas, paper towels, cups.
6/19/201pm CSTSongwriting - Story SongsRick BeresfordRick explains the key components of a story telling songGuitar, journal, pen
6/18/203pm CSTWood Burning Art (continued)MrsOEF5Wood burning cutting boards with MrsOEF5 (continued)Cutting boards, wood burning tools
6/16/201pm CSTSongwriting - Soldier/War Songs (continued)Rick BeresfordAnalysis of soldier/war songs (continued)Guitar, journal, pen
6/12/201pm CSTSongwriting - Soldier/War SongsRick BeresfordAnalysis of soldier and war songsGuitar, journal, pen
6/11/203pm CSTWood Burning ArtMrsOEF5Wood burning cutting boards with MrsOEF5Cutting boards, wood burning tools
6/9/201pm CSTSongwriting - Soldier/War SongsRick BeresfordSoldier and war songs deconstructed - ContinuedGuitar, journal, pen
6/8/203pm CSTGraphic Novel IllustrationGarrett AugustynGarrett Leo will work on his ink illustration and discuss his process.Bristol paper, non-photo blue pencil, micron ink pens, black india ink, brushes.
6/4/203pm CSTAcrylic Pour PaintingMrsOEF5MrsOEF5 will lead another class about working with acrylic paintsAcrylic paint, canvas, paper towels, cups.
6/3/201pm CSTArt MakingGarrett AugustynGarrett Leo will demonstrate and discuss his art making process.Drawing materials, coloring materials, paper, Photoshop, cell phone scanner.
6/2/201pm CSTSongwriting - Soldier/War SongsRick BeresfordSoldier and war songs deconstructed - songwritingGuitar, journal, pen
6/1/201pm CSTGraphic Novel IllustrationGarrett AugustynGarrett Leo will work on his graphic novel and discuss his process.Bristol paper, non-photo blue pencil, micron ink pens, black india ink, brushes.
5/31/2011:30am CSTThe Ready Room with CreatiVets - Interview with Navy veteran Christian CrifasiZach BurgartZach will be talking with Christian Crifasi during his bike ride from San Diego to New York City. They will discuss their military experience, as well as Christian's cross country cycling trip
5/28/203pm CSTMake Your Own Wind Chimes!MrsOEF5MrsOEF will show you how to make wind chimes with common items around your house!Fishing line, a wire ring, chimes and bell ordered from internet, and used brass with the firing pin removed. Any found object!
5/26/201pm CSTSoldier and War SongsRick BeresfordSongs about soldiers in war, deconstructing the lyrics, rhythm, and rhyme.Guitar, journal, pen
5/22/201pm CSTSongwriting - Soldier SongsRick BeresfordHow to write music from a soldier's perspectiveGuitar, journal, pen
5/22/209am CSTThe Ready Room with CreatiVets - Interview with veteran poet Justin EggenZachary BurgartZachary will be interviewing Marine Corps Veteran and award winning poet, Justin Eggen. They will discuss military life, war, poetry, and what words can do for the soul.
5/21/203pm CSTMake your own refocus box!MrsOEF5MrsOEF5 will making a box to hold personal items that give us an opportunity to refocus.Old cigar box, paper, personal items, paint, sandpaper, glue
5/20/201pm CSTWheel Throwing with EmilyEmily ChristophersonWork with clay on a throwing wheel!Throwing wheel, clay
5/19/201pm CSTSongwriting Request Line: Deconstructing Hits (cannot post - sorry!)Rick BeresfordRick is going to take us through some of our viewer's most requested hit songs and explain what makes these song stand above all the rest!Guitar, journal, pens
5/15/203pm CSTInk Drawing/Photoshop EditingGarrett AugustynGarrett Leo will take you through ink drawing and photoshop editingPen, paper
5/15/201pm CSTIntro to SongwritingRick BerestordIntro to songwriting!Guitar, journal, pens
5/14/203pm CSTAcrylic Pour PaintingsMRSOEFCreate stunning paintings with acrylic paint on canvas
5/14/209am CSTInterview with Justen VickeryZachary BurgartInterview with Justen Vickery, a Marine and Air Force Veteran
5/12/201pm CSTSongwriting: Good To Great Part 1 | Part 2Rick BeresfordRick continues his class on taking a song from good to great!Guitar, journal, pens
5/12/2010am CSTWheel Throwing: Closed FormsEmily ChristophersonEmily is back with another class on wheel throwingThrowing wheel, clay
5/11/203pm CSTGraphic Novel: InkingGarrett AugustynGarrett will continue working on his graphic novelPencils, pens, rulers, markers, paper
5/8/203pm CSTFound Objects ArtMrsOEFMrsOEF will be making art out of objects you can find around your house
5/7/201pm CSTSongwriting And PhotographyRick Beresford, Jason MyersRick teaches songwriting and Jason shares his portfolio
5/7/2012pm CSTGuitar LessonTim FaganTim teaching some guitaGuitar
5/7/209am CSTWorking With ClayGarrett AugustynWorking with clayClay
5/7/208am CSTLockdown Workout 4Luke PellLuke will take you through a morning workoutDumbbells
5/6/206pm CSTThe Big Payback KickoffRichard Casper, Jesse TaylorConversations with veterans and live acoustic music
5/5/201pm CST-6pm CSTGiving Tuesday Charity Stream all day! Arts, Music, and conversations (part 2)Rick Beresford, Jason Myers, Brett Gillan, Richard Casper, Special Musician Guest!!!Songwriting, Photography, Guitar Lesson, Interview, Special Music Performance
5/5/209am CST-1pm CSTGiving Tuesday Charity Stream all day! Arts, Music, and conversations (part 1)Luke Pell, Richard Casper, John Krenson, Wayne Brezinka, Garrett AugustynWorkout, Interview with CreatiVets and Operation Stand Down, Collage, Book Binding, Drawing
5/3/203pm CSTMixed Media ArtGarrett AugustynMixed Media Art with Garrett Leo!!!Paper, pens, paint, found objects, TBD
5/1/201pm CSTSongwriting 101 - Uptempo SongwritingRick BeresfordSongwriting 101 - Uptempo songwritingGuitar, journal, pen
4/30/203pm CSTWood Burning Cork TilesMrsOEFMrsOEF will show you how to make awesome logos and decorationsTBA
4/30/201pm CSTGraphic Novel DesignGarrett AugustynGarrett is going to explain how to create your own graphic novelPencils, pens, rulers, markers, paper
4/28/201pm CSTSongwriting 101Rick BeresfordSongwriting 101 (Continued)Guitar, journal, pen
4/24/201pm CSTSongwriting 101 - Emotional Writing and ClichesRick BeresfordMore songwriting tips and tricks with Rick!Guitar, journal, pen
4/24/209am CSTLockdown WorkoutLuke PellLuke is an Army veteran who graduated from West Point. He'll be taking you through a morning workout!TBA
4/23/203pm CSTBreathing Exercises w/ Key ChainsMrsOEFWe will be making two different kinds of key chains to go with Box breathing and Diaphragmatic breathing exercises.Key ring, Beads
Wire, Crimp beads, Crimp pliers, Wire cutters
4/22/20Noon CSTSimple Ink ShadingZachary BurgartZach will discuss shading techniquesAssorted color pens and paper
4/21/203pm CSTMixed Media Painting - Part TwoGarrett AugustynGarrett will take you through mixed media paintingAcrylic paint, canvas/canvas board, paint brushes, palate knives, spray fixative, charcoal, found objects
4/21/201pm CSTSongwritingRick BeresfordRick will talking anything and everything songwriting!Guitar, journal, pen
4/17/201pm CSTSongwritingRick BeresfordSongwriting with Rick!Guitar, journal, pen
4/17/2011am CSTMixed Media PaintingGarrett AugustynGarrett will walk you through mixed media paintingAcrylic paint, canvas/canvas board, paint brushes, palate knives, spray fixative, charcoal, found objects
4/17/209am CSTLockdown Workout 3Luke PellLuke is an Army veteran who graduated from West Point. He'll be taking you through a morning workout!Dumbbells
4/16/203pm CSTMaking Face MasksMrsOEFCreate a face mask to combat COVID-19 with stuff found around your house!Old T-shirt, pillowcase, hair ties, rubber bands, needle & thread, twist ties, 550 cord
4/16/201pm CSTInk DrawingGarrett AugustynMore ink drawing lessons with Garrett!Paper, ink pens, Bristol paper, quill tip ink pen, India ink, brushes
4/16/2010am CSTCreating Collage ArtWayne BrezinkaWayne will take you through how to tell your story through collage artMagazines, scissors, glue, tape, canvas board, old pictures, brushes, ruler
4/15/203pm CSTPhotography - Portrait Lighting BasicsJason MyersJason Myers will give an introduction into the world of photographyCamera, light
4/15/2011am CSTWheel Throwing: TrimmingEmily ChristophersonEmily will explain more about working with clay on a wheelThrowing wheel, clay
4/14/201pm CSTSongwriting Lessons Part 1 | Part 2Rick BeresfordRick will take you through another songwriting lessonGuitar, journal, pen
4/13/20Noon CSTMore Comics And Zines!Garrett AugustynGarrett will be making more comicsPen, paper
4/10/202pm CSTUkelele For EveryoneTim FaganTim will teach you a beginner ukelele classUkelele
4/10/20Noon CSTSongwriting - Detail, Contrast, RepetitionRick BeresfordRick will be talking anything and everything songwritingGuitar, journal, pen
4/9/202pm CSTIntro To ComicsGarrett AugustynGarrett will take you through his intro to comics workshopPencil, paper
4/9/20Noon CSTWheel ThrowingEmily ChristophersonEmily will show you how to throw on a wheelThrowing wheel, clay
4/8/207pm CSTCapo and Nashville NumbersBrett GillanBrett will show you how to transform chord shapes and keys to make songs easy to playGuitar, capo
4/8/2011am CSTInk Drawings - Part 2Garrett AugustynGarrett will take you through his ink drawing workshopInk, paper
4/7/201pm CSTIntro To Songwriting - Character BuildingRick BeresfordRick will be talking ALL things songwritingGuitar, journal, pen
4/7/2010am CSTAcrylic ArtMichael BennettBig Mike will show you some shoe artShoes, markers
4/6/2011am CSTInk Drawings - Part 1Garrett AugustynGarrett will take you through his ink drawing workshopInk, paper
4/3/203:15pm CSTIntro To SongwritingRick BeresfordRick will be talking anything and everything songwritingGuitar, journal, pen
4/3/2011am CSTShadow ArtGarrett AugustynGarrett will take you through some shadow artN/A
4/3/208am CSTLockdown Workout 2Luke PellLuke will take you through a morning workoutBodyweight, sandbags
4/2/207pm CSTBeginner Guitar - My FIRST ChordsBrett GillanBrett will show you your FIRST guitar chords and strumming patternsGuitar
4/2/204pm CSTPainting With Coffee And Tea! Part A | Part BGarrett AugustynGarrett will show you how to paint with coffee and teaPaintbrush, paper, cup of dark coffee and dark tea
4/2/2010am CSTMixed Media Collage ArtWayne BrezinkaWayne will take you through a collage classMagazines, scissors, glue, tape, canvas board, old pictures, brushes, ruler
4/1/204pm CSTFinding ColorZachary BurgartZachary Burgart will be taking you through his "Finding Color" workshopPaint, brush, paper
4/1/2011am CSTWatercolor CityscapesGarrett AugustynGarrett will be working with watercolorsPaintbrush, watercolors, paper
3/31/207pm CSTBeginner Guitar - Changing Strings and TuningBrett GillanBrett will be giving an instructional on how to change your guitar strings and tuneGuitar, strings, tuner, wire cutter, string winder
3/31/204pm CSTMake Your Own Art BooksGarrett AugustynGarrett will show you how to make your own art booksN/A
3/31/201pm CSTIntro To Songwriting - Melodies continuedRick BeresfordRick will be talking anything and everything songwritingGuitar, journal, pen
3/30/204pm CSTDueling DoodlesGarrett Augustyn, Zachay BurgartGarrett and Zachary will be doing drawing demos and digital drawingsPencil, pen, paper, iPad
3/30/2010am CSTCigar Box ArtMichael BennettBig Mike will show you how to put some art on cigar boxes.Cigar box, markers, jewels, glue
3/27/204pm CSTDrawing GamesGarrett Augustyn, Zachary BurgartART GAMES!! Let's have some fun!Pen and paper
3/27/201pm CSTSongwriting (Melodies And Chords) Part A | Part BRick BeresfordRick is a Navy veteran and award winning/#1 songwriter who has taught songwriting at Belmont and Vanderbilt's Blair School of Music. He'll be talking anything and everything songwriting!!Guitar
3/27/208am CSTLockdown WorkoutLuke PellLuke is an Army veteran who graduated from West Point. He'll be taking you through a morning workout!Bodyweight, sandbag, pullup bar
3/26/201pm CSTEasy Key-syEric BurgettCountry artist, songwriter and Belmont piano instructor (who has a Masters in piano from Belmont) will be teaching licks, riffs and tricks on the black and whites!Piano if you got it!
3/25/203pm CSTLearn Easy Guitar TricksTim FaganTim will walk you through simple exercises and songs that make learning guitar more funGuitar
3/25/20Noon CSTSalt Dough Sculptures!Garrett AugustynOur art director will be doing a salt dough demo - KID FRIENDLY! Have your kids do art with youSalt, water, flour, mixing bowl, measuring cups
3/24/20Noon CSTWorking With Clay!Garrett AugustynOur art director, Garrett Augustyn will be continuing with his ceramic piece from yesterdayN/A
3/23/204pm CSTGuitar Lesson For BeginnersTim FaganTim will be taking questions and giving a beginner guitar class.Guitar
3/23/20Noon CSTFigure Sculpture DemoGarrett AugustynOur art director, Garrett Augustyn, will be creating a clay sculpture.N/A