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Bateau Parisien

It is October and I’m painting Christmas. It is Oregon and I am painting France. To be more specific, it is Ashland and I am painting Paris. I’m here and there, living in a quaint small town, dreaming of the beauty and bustle of the city of lights but honestly, very grateful to be right […]

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My Trip to Paris — Part Two: The Paintings

I had an amazing time painting in Paris. Getting out and painting in this old city, known for centuries of great art, connected me to so many of my heroes and gave me a chance to meet lots of tourists and locals. I cannot wait to go back – there are paintings there I still really […]

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My Trip to Paris — Part One: The Drawings

I went to Paris for the first two weeks of May this year and my trip was entirely focused on studying art.  I went to the Louvre six times – not nearly enough.  I also visited the Orsay, Musee Bourdelle, Montmartre, saw Velasquez show at the Grand Palais, popped into the Musee Carnavalet and I […]

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Tour Art in Rome, Florence & Paris

Clatsop Community College Art Tour

Clatsop Community College announces an opportunity for all students and community members to experience an extraordinary 11-day tour of Rome, Florence and Paris in June 2014 with group leader CCC Art Instructor Kristin Shauck in conjunction with EF College Tours. Scheduled for June 16th – 26th, 2014, this tour will place travelers in front of the most influential and inspiring art ever produced in the Western world.

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