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Drawing of Shalyn.  For sale here on Etsy.Filed under: Drawing, figure, Portrait Tagged: 2013, art, Ashland Art Center, drawing, etsy, female nude drawing, figurative, figure, fine art, life drawing, nude, nude drawing, nude female, portrait, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, work of sarah f burns

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Making an Effort

I’m making a real effort to get most of my available work up onto my Etsy site – I’ve been so resistant to the dull work of it all, but for whatever reason, I’m on a roll now.  You know, just in case you have $60 – $3000 burning a hole in your pocket.  (lol, […]

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Life Drawing – Long Pose at AAC

Woman From Eugene Graphite on Paper by Sarah F Burns

I moderate a weekly uninstructed long pose life drawing session. Every Wed from 6:30 – 9:30 pm $10 AAC Members, $12 General, cash or check only Two weeks in a row (6 hours total) of the same pose. Held at Ashland Art Center, 357 E Main St. Ashland, OR 97520 Drop-in Bring your own materials, […]

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Carnations and Green Acorns

This floral still life is featured in my show this month at the Ashland Painters Union.  The flowers come from Fry Family Farm – carnations and green zinnias.  The acorns and sticks from my neighborhood and you might recognize the painting in the back ground.  It measures 20″ x 24″ inches, is framed and for […]

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Back Poses

Drew Back Sketch Nude Male Drawing by Sarah F Burns

Drew Back Sketch Nude Male Drawing by Sarah F Burns "Rachel," back pose life drawing by Sarah F Burns Rachel Back Pose web

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A Few Recent Drawings

Beth, life drawing by Sarah F. Burns

I quit my day job! As of May 1, I’m a full time artist.  Yikes! (Just kidding, I’m not really scared about it.  Feels great.)  I’ve been painting up a storm outside, lots to scan and show, but for now here are a few new drawings.

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Newly Listed Sketches

Xyara, by Sarah F. Burns

It’s hard to spot – but that’s one of my figure sketches in the right hand photo on this London interior designer’s photo.  She shops on Etsy. : ) Yay!  Thanks Heather! I just added a few new drawings to my Etsy Shop – Filed under: Drawing, figure, For Sale Tagged: 2013, art, drawing, figurative, […]

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Recent Sketches and Drawings

Filed under: figure, Uncategorized Tagged: 2013, art, drawing, figurative, figure, fine art, grisaille, life, life drawing, nude, nude female, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, sketch, work of sarah f burns

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The figurative piece is at Illahe Gallery, Ashland, Oregon until the end of February 2013. These pieces were created in my studio using a live model.  The painting is a modern take on the myth of Persephone. I was particularly inspired a song by Martha Wainwright, “Proserpina”, which was written by Wainwright’s mother, Kate McGarrigle. […]

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A Few New Things

Beth at Atelier LaRose, Life Drawing by Sarah Burns

I have been thinking about it for months and it will soon be a reality.  I am cutting way back on my administrative job in January to be able to paint full time (and teach a little bit).   The prospect of not working for a regular pay check is a little scary but as my […]

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