Posts Tagged 'pastel painting'

Free Zoom Lessons – Schedule

These 40-minute Zoom Art Lessons are free for the time being.  Use the links below to join the classes. Everyone is welcome to join all of the classes. Make sure to check the MATERIALS LIST below and get set up with

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Free Zoom Lessons – Schedule

These 40-minute Zoom Art Lessons are free for the time being.  Use the links below to join the classes. Everyone is welcome to join all of the classes. Make sure to check the MATERIALS LIST below and get set up with

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Home Art Update

These zoom lessons are free to students who have been attending classes with me any time in the past year. Many of your accounts have balances for future classes, and those will remain until we get back to regular classes.  I have a

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Home Art Update

These zoom lessons are free to students who have been attending classes with me any time in the past year. Many of your accounts have balances for future classes, and those will remain until we get back to regular classes.  I have a

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Learning from the Masters

We have a lot to learn from the masters, and last week we looked at a lot of masterworks, and the self portraits of a bunch famous masters. It’s not surprising that there were hardly any female painters back in

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Learning from the Masters

We have a lot to learn from the masters, and last week we looked at a lot of masterworks, and the self portraits of a bunch famous masters. It’s not surprising that there were hardly any female painters back in

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Holiday Art

Last week students made seasonal artworks for cards. This week is upside-down Santa based on the works of Mike Beeman, my favorite Santa (and bird) painter. Making upside-down paintings is a wonderful exercise where we look at colors, values, and shapes

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Holiday Art

Last week students made seasonal artworks for cards. This week is upside-down Santa based on the works of Mike Beeman, my favorite Santa (and bird) painter. Making upside-down paintings is a wonderful exercise where we look at colors, values, and shapes

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Christmas is Coming!

Always visit here for the weekly updates. With that late Thanksgiving and a snow day last Tuesday, we’re in a big rush to get ready for the holidays. This week we’ll be doing more card designs, and next week Upside-down

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Christmas is Coming!

Always visit here for the weekly updates. With that late Thanksgiving and a snow day last Tuesday, we’re in a big rush to get ready for the holidays. This week we’ll be doing more card designs, and next week Upside-down

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‘Tis the Season

I had a wonderful week off.  Now here come the holidays, and it’s already time to start making greeting cards!  Over the next few weeks, artists can make artworks as designs for greeting cards. I print them out, and each

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‘Tis the Season

I had a wonderful week off.  Now here come the holidays, and it’s already time to start making greeting cards!  Over the next few weeks, artists can make artworks as designs for greeting cards. I print them out, and each

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Yummy & Spooky

The artists did a really good job with the annual candy challenge. This is a great lesson to teach how to put things where they belong on a complex composition, and candy corn offers its own unique learning opportunities! Enjoy these

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Yummy & Spooky

The artists did a really good job with the annual candy challenge. This is a great lesson to teach how to put things where they belong on a complex composition, and candy corn offers its own unique learning opportunities! Enjoy these

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No bones about it!

Last week Bones Jones came up from the cellar to teach his annual anatomy and proportion lesson. This is a great way to have fun and learn a lot about human structure.  When anyone questions repeating a lesson year after year, I

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No bones about it!

Last week Bones Jones came up from the cellar to teach his annual anatomy and proportion lesson. This is a great way to have fun and learn a lot about human structure.  When anyone questions repeating a lesson year after year, I

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October Update

Three artists from the Top, Scotty Hokanson, Charlotte Holl, and Quinn Mace, entered work in the Plymouth Center for the Arts YOUNG AT ART show. Congratulations to all of you for showing your awesome work, and special thanks to Terry

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October Update

Three artists from the Top, Scotty Hokanson, Charlotte Holl, and Quinn Mace, entered work in the Plymouth Center for the Arts YOUNG AT ART show. Congratulations to all of you for showing your awesome work, and special thanks to Terry

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Committed to Art

Path of Least Resistance In addition to being committed to never stopping growing as an artist, and making art on a regular basis, I am also committed to teaching art Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and scheduled private lessons in any given week. I spend

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Committed to Art

Path of Least Resistance In addition to being committed to never stopping growing as an artist, and making art on a regular basis, I am also committed to teaching art Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and scheduled private lessons in any given week. I spend

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