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Female Figure Sketch

Lady From Behind, figure drawing by Sarah F. Burns

  Original Figure Sketch – $80 Buy it now at my Etsy shop (which accepts credit cards now as well as paypal!) Tagged: 2011, art, drawing, etsy, figurative, fine art, life drawing, nude, nude female, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, sketch, studio, work of sarah f burns

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Downtown Medford, Oregon, by Sarah F. Burns

Downtown Medford, by Sarah F. Burns

Well I have been very busy painting and working, I’m still finishing up the Smithfields series, I promise there will be some sort of splash involved.  I will invite you all to the opening, and then once the pieces are “unveiled” I will show them here.  In the mean time, I’ve just scanned some images […]

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Southern Oregon Society of Artists Year-End Update

'Tis the Raven, Nevermore, by Charlotte Peterson

Three beautiful paintings were chosen as winners at SOSA’s 2011 Year-End Banquet and Juried Critique: Big Sister by Janet Rawlings won First Place, with Charlotte Peterson’s watercolor, “‘Tis the Raven, Nevermore,” coming in second and Alx’s own mixed-media abstract, “Bliss” taking third. See them in the slideshow below.

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November 2011 AGA Featured Galleries

Ashland Gallery Association Ashland First Friday ArtWalk : Ashland Gallery Association aga logo

Check out November Exhibits and Events for Four Featured Ashland Gallery Association Members

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Just a Nice Piece That I Like

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From the PAPO Paint Out

I’ve been active in the Plein Air Painters of Oregon for a couple of years and they decided to do a Southern Oregon Trip, and being one of the only members living in Southern Oregon I was nominated to organize the event. Anyway, I set up painting in Hanley Farm, Central Point, downtown Jacksonville – […]

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Art Festival Newsletter 2011 Artist Survey Report

We just received this report from The Art Festival Newsletter with results of their 2011 national artist survey on art festival participation. We recommend this report and its trend analysis for artists and art administrators/event planners as well as art educators and parents.

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Oregon Arts Summit 2011

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The date is approaching and early-bird, non-profit and group (2+ individuals) discounts are available for a limited time! Travel waivers and a limited number o educator stipends are also available! Anyone planning to go but without a second person to join them should contact SOAR.

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Nocturnal Plein Air Painting

Nocturne, by Sarah F Burns

I’ve been wanting to try this for ages and the planets aligned for Steven LaRose and I to go out landscape painting as night fell a couple of weeks ago. We started out in a median as night fell. By the end I could only vaguely see value differences on my pallet and was almost […]

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Workshop Piece

I took another workshop with Michael Grimaldi at BACAA this month. As usual, the experience was extremely enlightening in pretty much every artistic way. Structure, perspective, anatomy, light – natural light situations. Here is the drawing I created during the session. I had such a great experience that I am signing up to go […]

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