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The Artist’s Voice, Summer 2014

“It is often said that Mother Nature’s colors rarely clash. When you are looking for color inspiration, look no further than a park or your own backyard.” – Thalia Keple, quote from “Seeing Mother Nature’s Colors” Dear Artists and Art Enthusiasts! Relax in today’s late evening warmth while reading the latest Artist’s Voice, Ashland Art […]

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Beautiful Pine Needle Pendants and Baskets

It was a lovely time at Sheri Smith Holgate’s Pine Needle Creations workshops this past Saturday. The Pine Needle Pendant and Basket students worked alongside each other, learning stitches and patterns for creating amazing art. Sheri shared her experiences learning to make pine needle art, from her beginnings with raffia and her favorite book that got her started […]

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Get It While It’s Hot: Encaustic Art with Josie Rodriguez

What is Encaustic? By Josie Rodriguez, Visual Artist, San Diego, CA www.josierodriguez.com As far back as 5th Century BC Greeks practiced an ancient painting method called encaustic or enkaustikos,  meaning to heat or to burn and refers to the heat that is used at every stage of the process. Shipbuilders used beeswax to repair the […]

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Summer Recap!

Print Studio Summer Special We had a very successful summer special, and are continuing our $40 a month rate. Be sure to stop by and check out our newly renovated space! Visit the Print Studio’s page to learn more.   Rust Prints Class Tiffany Hokanson taught a workshop on printmaking with rust. Students enjoyed learning […]

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