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Boy Fishing Time

I hope you enjoy my paintings as much as I enjoy painting them! ~ Billye Woodford Billye Woodford

  “Boy Fishing Time” 18 x 24 original oil on canvas. Painting by artist Billye Woodford. “When my son was 3 years old, he would stand in the water with a stick and string, pretending to be fishing for a long period of time. The imagination of children is unforgettable, and I have a feeling that …

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URGENT: Pottery Volunteers Needed for Children’s Festival July 13-15

One of the co-chairs for the arts-n-crafts hill at the upcoming Children’s Festival at the Britt grounds just contacted us to say that the event is less than two weeks away and they are desperately looking for volunteers in the Pottery Booth…helping kids create a pot/bowl/vase on the wheel.

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eARTh Day News from Leah Mebane!

Earth Day Painted Hands

eARTh day 2013 news from Leah Mebane

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Celebrating Early Arts Education

“Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” – Pablo Picasso As the mother of a four year old daughter (Sofia), I have seen firsthand how natural it is for young children to communicate and express themselves through singing, drawing, and dancing. These mediums allow youngsters […]

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Writing, Learning, Living in the Blogosphere

Stephanie and Ivy

Editor’s Note: We hope artists will find value in Geneva’s interview with this mom and blogger who has successfully written her blogs for compensation. Plenty of food for thought here, and not just for mothers!

Geneva Miller for Southern Oregon Artists Resource

Adventures in Babywearing blogger Stephanie Precourt took her blog from an online parent journal to a wage earning site. Since her move to Bandon, Oregon, she’s rebooted her personal adventures in blogging—writing about the move, her children, her life. No product reviews required.

Adventures excerpt, Feb 15 I haven’t counted the stop lights yet but there are only a few, and two fast-food restaurants – Dairy Queen and Subway. We have plenty of coffee shops and cafes, which I also love. And a hardware store with a dog who follows you around . . . . This place doesn’t feel foreign to me . . .

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Leah Mebane Announces New Videos, Winter Studio Sale and Holiday Discount on Earth Paints!

Blue Throat, by Leah Fanning Mebane

News and updates from Leah’s studio include 2 new videos about painting with non-toxic Earth Paints for adults and for children, a non-toxic gesso recipe, a link to an online seminar on getting your own magazine feature article, a studio sale of her beautiful abstracts in oil, and a holiday discount on all her Earth Paint Products! Please read on…

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Utrecht Art Supplies Online Special - Ends 11/19! Also Check Their 70% off Holiday Sale Items...

Utrecht 70% Off Holiday Sale 2012

This weekend, take advantage of Utrecht’s online only special: 20% off your non-sale purchase of $50 or more Plus Free Shipping on orders $75 or more. Use coupon PAINT until 11/19. This special applies only to non-sale items, however they have a big Holiday Sale Event going! Shop Now Through December 31 and Save up to 70% off Select Products at Utrechtart.com! See discounted item prices below. Get gifts for artists, creative friends and kids while savings last!

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Utrecht Artists’ Oil Colors SALE! up to 55% OFF List Prices Winsor & Newton Artist Oil Colors SALE! up to 40% OFF List Utrecht Artists’ Acrylic Colors SALE! up to 55% OFF List price Golden Heavy Body Acrylics SALE! up to 30% OFF List Price Liquitex Heavy Body Acrylics SALE! up to 45% OFF List Price BRUSHES

 

Utrecht Oil Brushes SALE! up to 75% OFF List Price

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Pavlik’s Free Halloween Children’s Photos are Adorable

Judy Pavlik, our house photographer, teamed up with the Ashland Chamber of Commerce to offer free photos of children in Halloween costumes before and after the parade – and at the same time, they raised money and food donations for the Ashland Food Bank.  Feast your eyes on the cuteness and put this on the […]

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Children's Healing Art Project News

Children's Healing Art Project CHAP

Though the Children’s Healing Art Project is based in Portland, they serve children in Southern Oregon too, so we like to share their news to raise awareness of the important work they do on behalf of sick (sometimes terminally ill) kids stuck in hospitals.

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