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Sketchbooks and Art Journals – New Year, New Start

Travel Sketchbook – “Handbook 5″x 8″I always start my new year with 2 brand new sketchbooks. A travel sketchbook that I take with me everywhere and a studio book. I wanted to share the books I use because it seems most artists pass over that part. I ha…

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Going with the flow

When I put the last mark on a painting, it’s almost never what I expected it to be during the first brushstroke. And I’m usually surprised several dozen times while getting from start to finish by what I’m required to do. So I can identify a bit with the protagonist in Amazon’s original series, Patriot. It’s […]

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Artist’s Studies And Day 19 #StradaEasel January Challenge

Its About Doing Studies. What I’d like to do with today’s article is talk to you about why I do studies.  You might have noticed that I’m called my drawings and paintings for the Strada Easel challenge “studies”.  I’m doing that for a reason: I’m studying! With this article, I’ll also be current in posting […]

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Artist’s Studies And Day 19 #StradaEasel January Challenge

Its About Doing Studies. What I’d like to do with today’s article is talk to you about why I do studies.  You might have noticed that I’m called my drawings and paintings for the Strada Easel challenge “studies”.  I’m doing that for a reason: I’m studying! With this article, I’ll also be current in posting […]

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Experimenting Day! Two Horse Studies: Day 18 #stradaeasel January Challenge

Experimenting With Paper and Paint. Greetings! Strada Easel challenge day 18 studies are about experimenting.  For my first piece, I decided to try Daniel Smith‘s “Moonglow”, a lovely blend of pigments that make a nice neutral grayish tint.  The experiment?  Getting a feel for how the blend of pigments handles. This first study was done […]

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Experimenting Day! Two Horse Studies: Day 18 #stradaeasel January Challenge

Experimenting With Paper and Paint. Greetings! Strada Easel challenge day 18 studies are about experimenting.  For my first piece, I decided to try Daniel Smith‘s “Moonglow”, a lovely blend of pigments that make a nice neutral grayish tint.  The experiment?  Getting a feel for how the blend of pigments handles. This first study was done […]

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Muddy Colors: Day 17 Tea Time-R*

Muddy Is Good.  Day 17, #stradaeasel Challenge. Greetings!  Today’s muddy color study is Day 17 of the #stradaeasel challenge.   I was pleased with the grays I used today and thought I’d share with you how I achieved these subtle colors. The Set Up. To begin with, today’s still life set up was gray.  What […]

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Inspiration: Hot, Sweet And Sour, Days 16, 15 & 14 #stradaeasel January Challenge

Greetings! Its Day 16 and I’d like to talk about inspiration!  To explain, I have been plugging away at the Strada Easel 31 Days in January Challenge.  Looking at all I’ve done, I thought it might be a good idea to start grouping some of the paintings together in order to eventually post all 31 […]

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Assessing the Impact of Artistic Activism

Based on nearly a decade of interviews with nearly sixty artistic activists, and a thorough review of the critical and organizational literature, the C4AA is proud to present our extensive report on Assessing the Impact of Artistic Activism. Download pdf Summary: Assessing the Impact of Artistic (Summary) Download pdf Full Version: Assessing the Impact of Artistic […]

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Naked Art 2018 ~ No Mats, No Frames, Big Savings!

Naked Art & Say It In Six exhibits are open for viewing now through Sunday, Feb. 25. Reception Saturday, Feb. 3 from 1–3 pm with live music and author reading by Christin Lore Weber.

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