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New Classes

Brace yourselves, It’s winter and I’m posting on my blog like a fiend.  But don’t worry, I’m sure I’ll get distracted soon and go back to barely ever posting. So I have two new classes scheduled at the Ashland Art Center. Still Life Drawing and Painting  Wednesdays 1:30 – 4:30, 11 weeks beginning Jan 6, […]

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Pilot Rock

Pilot Rock – As seen from the Pacific Crest Trail near Hobart Bluff, in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. I painted this in September after the smoke cleared out of the valley.  (We had a terrible, terrible smokey summer from all the wild fires this year.  This is the only bummer about living surrounded by wilderness. […]

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Plein Air Painting Video

I participated in a paint out event in Roseburg, Oregon and while there, Michael Sullivan, photojournalist at the News Review created this little video profile. Thanks Mike and check out his work at http://www.michaelsullivanphoto.photoshelter.com

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Hike and Learn

The Friends of the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument hold a monthly event called a Hike and Learn, where the invite someone to enhance participants’ experience of the monument with their expertise. They have invited me to lead a Hike and Learn on the subject of Landscape Sketching!  The monument is pretty neat because it has some […]

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Plein Air Trip to the Oregon Coast

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Late Spring, Southern Oregon

Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: 2015, art, landscape, oregon, painting, plein air, Sarah burns, sarah f burns, southern oregon

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Painting Flowers From Life at Rogue Gallery

This summer! Join me for a weekend workshop focused on painting flowers from life. Each student will have their own fresh floral bouquet to paint.  We’ll focus on the capturing the character of the plant, value, color, composition.  Each morning I will demonstrate a stage of the process.  After a relaxing lunch, students will work on […]

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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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I Heart Kinesiology!

Back to School with Kinesiology at Ashland Institute of Massage! My ongoing obsession with knowing specifically the origin, insertion, action and shape of muscles has led me to take a rather in-depth kinesiology class.  Over 100 class hours, plus out of class study time will keep me busy til April.  And, of course I’m translating a […]

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