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Paint with me this spring!

Exploring Oil Painting, with Glenda Blake

Saturdays, 1-4:00 p.m., March 21 through April 18, 2015

$15 for supplies: five 3-hour sessions

 Explore the fundamentals of oil painting in a casual and informative setting with artist/instructor Glenda Blake. 173 more words


Study 42: Art Resolutions-Layers of Transformation

Art Resolutions is a self-imposed initiative to create an art study every day for a year. Welcome to Study 42.

A good metaphor brings great satisfaction and pleasure. 68 more words

Creative Living

Charles Hawthorne on Painting

Have just arrived in Japan for a week’s skiing and a week of sightseeing. The snow is about three foot deep and we are in the thick of a winter wonderland. 197 more words

Art Supplies for Comics — Ink!

This is the fourth in a series of posts based on the weekly handouts I give my comics class – if you’re just happening upon it now, there is a tab in the left-column menu, “comics class”, that has all of my posts in this category. 1,797 more words


How to Align Eyes

The principle of aligning the eyes, a key feature in any animal, and one that can be applied not just to human portraits, but to all animals. 113 more words

Wildlife Art

How to Paint Animals (Part 3)

1.If you look at the Pine Marten above, you’ll see there is not too much detail in the fir.

This is all you need to show the impression of fir. 127 more words

Learn To Paint

The winter garden

A garden I know so well, from a different season…and here it was, dressed up in its winter clothing. There’s something eerily magical about a sleeping garden in mid winter; you can almost sense all that latent energy pulled deep into the earth through roots and tucked-away shoots so that walking along a mossy path feels like tip- 316 more words

Art Technique