Three awesome businesses in Ashland, OR have been featuring my work – Smithfields of course has been an awesome venue and inspiration – check out the new kids menu (and you may think it should be kids’ or even kid’s, this is an ongoing controversy), anyway, it’s a foray into illustration for me. Loved doing […]
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The Jazz Series of watercolor paintings and drawings came to life following chemotherapy, 9 surgeries, the death of 3 loved ones within a 2 month period, and the end of a four year relationship due to the resulting depression. Although Jeannie holds 2 BS degrees, an MS and MDE, “Education and intelligence is, unfortunately, not a talisman against grief and despair.”
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I am working with Ashland Art Center to put on a Portrait Painting workshop with Andrew Ameral in March 2014. EIGHT DAYS. This gives you enough time to really sink your teeth in. Andy is widely loved as an artist and teacher. He is smart, generous and has a vast amount of experience. A hard […]
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I’m working with the Ashland Art Center to put on a great art event- Art Inspires Ashland- three interesting artists will give workshops during the day and TED style talks at a large venue at night – Saturday, November 16, 2013 in Ashland, OR. We have Juliette Aristides, author of three well loved books on […]
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I moderate a weekly uninstructed long pose life drawing session. Every Wed from 6:30 – 9:30 pm $10 AAC Members, $12 General, cash or check only Two weeks in a row (6 hours total) of the same pose. Held at Ashland Art Center, 357 E Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 Drop-in Bring your own materials, […]
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These two pieces are also featured in my Sept APU show. Both are graphite on Stonehenge Paper, both are beautifully framed by Ashland Frameworks and are $500 each. With frame and mat they measure roughly 16″ x 18″. Filed under: Ashland Painters Union, Drawing, figure, For Sale Tagged: 2013, art, Ashland Painters Union, drawing, figurative, […]
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My approach to teaching any art class is that it should, first and foremost, be fun. Creating art is a joyful experience, if we let go of rigid expectations and harsh judgment of ourselves. The Inner Art Critic must go! Having said that, I also want to be helpful as far as technique and the […]
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It’s the GoodBean’s privilege to show prints of Genie’s African big cats along with original equine art, dog portraits and more, in watercolor, oil and graphite at our Jacksonville cafe through the end of September.
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Yesterday when I was pulling my art from Bloomsbury Coffee House, I had Dave, the owner draw the winning name for my Sunshine Collection necklace and earring set. And the winner is…..Sofia Onstad! Sofia, make sure you stop in at Bloomsbury Coffee House and pick up your prize. How cute is this!?! This …
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This is from the classes I teach – pen and wash, art journal and sketchbook. This is from teaching/showing how to grid up a photo to get an accurate drawing to work on with paint and/or ink. ~Jillian
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