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Your Approach – Draw Or Paint First?

What Is Your Approach? One of my nieces recently asked me the following question (and I paraphrase): “Do you draw the subject first or rather, do you paint first?” The question was addressing how one approaches watercolor painting in parti…

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Alx Fox Abstract Workshop at Central Art Supply

Alx Fox Abstract Workshop at Central Art Supply

Alx Fox Abstract Workshop at Central Art Supply

Friday, December 9th & Saturday, December 10th from 9:30am to 3:30pm This workshop will have a demo on layering. Fee: $55 for 1 day or $100 for 2

Call or email for materials list and/or questions 541 450-7092 [email protected]

Explore new ways of layering to increase focal point interest in this Alx Fox abstract workshop at Central Art Supply. Sample new media and sharpen your compositional skills in a relaxed informal atmosphere using acrylic paints and medias.

Art Show Preparation & Subterranean Blues

Art Show Prep I’ve been working on preparing myself for an art show.  I’m showing at the Deschutes Gallery of the Rogue Valley Manor’s Plaza Building.  This is in Medford, OR.  I will deliver paintings on the end of the month, ready to show!  The works will be on display through the month of July. […]

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Creative Visions: Empower your Mind to the Beauty of Abstract

Keep Going, abstract painting in acrylic by Alx Fox

Unleash your creativity in this abstract painting workshop with Alx Fox – “Creative Visions: Empower your Mind to the Beauty of Abstract” March 28 & 29, 2015 from 10am-3pm.

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SIMPLY WINE! Most recent wine-themed painting by artist, Sandi Whetzel

Simply Wine! 12×24 ©Sandi WhetzelSimple elegance, simply wine! And if there was any doubt, the cursive written wine design on the abstracted wine bottle literally spells it out. The inspiration for this abstract wine painting was the placement of two…

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