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Decade In Review: Final Four 2016 to 2019

Happy New Year and New Decade! I’d like to finish out my micro mini “decade in review” by showing you four watercolor paintings.  The paintings represent years 2016 to 2019. 2016. This painting was an experiment in adding Celtic symbols to help tell the visual story.  You might notice the shamrock, Celtic knot and modified […]

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Decade In Review: Cell Phone Conversations 2014 & 2015

Hi!  By the time the decade hit the middle years, cell phones and smart phones where everywhere.  And, today’s paintings for my mini review are all about cell phone conversations. Cell Phone Conversations And The Cat. Starting off with “Hang Up And Pet Me” from 2014, we have a woman sitting on a couch in […]

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Decade In Review: People As Subject in 2012 and 2013

Hi!  Continuing on in this mini review of the current decade, I’ll touch on 2012 and 2013 today. Since yesterday I featured works from the Toy Pony collection, I thought we would switch subjects.  In 2012 and 2013 I began working with people as subject. The first painting is from my “Just Sayin’…” series of […]

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Decade In Review: Toy Pony From 2010 and 2011

Hi!  Just for fun, I thought I would do a mini review of the 2010 to 2019 decade.  My idea is to share two paintings a day representing a year each.  This is an exercise in contemplation, not so much one of critique.  In other words “here is where I was then”. Today, I’ll start […]

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November 2019 Art Deadlines List- Call for Art!

Art Deadlines List.

Calls to Artists: December 30, 2019 – SPLASH 22 Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by Artists Network. We have dedicated the 22nd edition of Splash to The Creative Spark! Top award winners will be published in a special edition of Watercolor Artist magazine. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wPDCzU December 02, 2019 – LACDA “SNAP TO GRID” OPEN CALL, EVERY ENTRY SHOWN! The Los Angeles Center for Digital Art seeks artists for an un-juried international exhibit featuring digital art and photography December 12, 2019-January 4, 2020. All entries will be printed (8.5“x11” on heavyweight paper) and shown in the gallery arranged in a grid. Entrants submit JPEG files of original work. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2CI03Kz November 30, 2019 – SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | EMERGING ARTISTS 2019 Deadline Extended – This is the 28th annual competition for gallery exhibition and “Artists of the Decade Publication Award.” This

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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 particular. Easy Answer, Or Is It? My immediate answer was that my approach is to draw […]

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Remember Me – It’s About Blogging & Leaving Talent OR

Yes, do you remember me? Remember Me. As I logged into my website in preparation to write this blog post, I noticed the small remark at the bottom of the page.  It read “Remember Me”.   Though the statement was about my password, it made me wonder, will you remember me?   Blog Slow Down. […]

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Adult Art Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art- Fall 2019

Needlefelting Birds with Corbin Brashear Saturday, November 2 12:30 - 4 pm

Adult Art Classes!

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Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. We now have two levels of pricing for classes. Museum members receive a $5 discount on all classes. To become a member or to renew a membership: Click here

How to Draw Eyes with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, 9/28, 1-4 pm $30/$35 Learn techniques to draw realistic eyes, including: How to draw that second, pesky eye that never cooperates How to create a life-like feeling in the eyes Where to place the eyes, and gaze How to draw eyes of different ages Coloring eyes realistically $30/Members, $35/Non-Members. All materials provided.

Elements of Art – Texture, Form, & Shape with Kristen O’Neill Saturday, October 12 1 – 4 pm

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Silvia Trujillo’s Artistic Direction Class at Scrappy Craft

Artistic Direction Class with Silvia Trujillo at Scrappy Craft September 2019

Hello artistic students and friends, I’m excited to let you know about a new weekly class that will be starting next week (see below for all the details). Plus, the Rogue Gallery is hosting my plein air workshop taking place this Saturday at the lovely Alpaca Ranch in Eagle Point! Besides all that, I’ve been taking great pleasure in plein air painting out and about in this wonderful weather! Thanks to a couple of new students, I have discovered a few more gorgeous locations. Let me know if your interested in joining us. These excursions are not pre-planned, but more or less are decided within a few days of meeting. *attached are some recent works Looking forward to seeing you soon, silvia Title: ” Artistic Direction “ ​Location: Artist Attic /Scrappy Craft Phoenix, OR Description: A class for all painting and drawing media; all skill levels welcome! With a

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Summer Kids Classes at Grants Pass Museum of Art

Grants Pass Museum of Art Kids Art Classes! Visit our Website We're having a fun summer of art here!

Kids Art Classes!

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We’re having a fun summer of art here!

Click on any picture to reach our website class signup page. Advanced registration is strongly recommended most of these classes are on the verge of filling.Classes are limited in size and we don’t want to have to turn away a child. All classes are $15 and include all the materials!

Fish Prints! with Kim de Young Tuesday, August 13 1 – 3 pm

In this class for 9-12 years old. We will learn about the Japanese art of fish printing, called Gyotaku. We will use a variety of realistic rubber fish as we work in the process of printmaking. Together we will create one long mural, and each

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