Drawing

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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Life Drawing Class – In Session October 1!

It’s that time again – Life Drawing Class Wednesday night, 6-8:30 pm. Registration form found here . Hone your skills, learn what to do during long poses, learn to capture the weight, character, proportion, placement, structure, form, anatomy, volume, value, texture and expression of the human figure. Ten weeks is enough time to sink your teeth in and […]

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Au Naturel People’s Choice Award Announced

Image of Clatsop Community College "Au Naturel" People's Choice Award winning painting, Prey, 44”x30” Watercolor, by Alexandra Becker-Black (Portland, OR USA)

Prey44”x30” Watercolor Alexandra Becker-Black(Portland, OR USA)

Voters selected Alexandra Becker-Black’s watercolor painting entitled Prey for the People’s Choice Award in this year’s Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century exhibit at Clatsop Community College.

Throughout the duration of the show, which opened on January 23rd and was on display through March 20th, visitors were invited to cast their vote for the People’s Choice Award.

In her artist statement, Becker-Black explains that she “aspires to capture an ethereal beauty that transcends reality by using the body itself as an emotional medium,” and “finds beauty to be subtle, simple, elegant, and pure, stripped down to reveal the bare essence of what is true.”

Becker-Black studied art at both PNCA and OCAC in Portland as well as overseas in Italy, earned a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design in 2007, and is currently based in Portland. For additional information

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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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Au Naturel Exhibit: People’s Choice Award

Blash, by Michael Reedy

Throughout the duration of the exhibit, February 21st through March 28th, all visitors were invited to cast their vote for the People’s Choice Award. After the close of the exhibit, all votes were tallied and Michael Reedy’s Blash received the greatest number of votes.

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Video: How to Publicize an Art Class

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…found at the wonderful and very informative blog Art History News – by Bendor Grosvenor.

I Just Got Featured on the Etsy Blog!

Sarah Burns Featured on Etsy

Get the Look  is a regular feature on Etsy that I always enjoy and I’m super stoked to have been included in today’s post!  It’s a sweet loft on Airbnb in Detroit (somewhere I dream of going to do landscape painting, maybe I could stay at this place…)  Check out the full post here. Filed […]

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