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Happy Birthday to me! Zoom classes

Because I don’t know if we’ll ever get to do our auction to benefit OPAK – Ocean Protection Advocacy Kids, I’m holding a little fundraiser for June 17th, my 68th birthday! I never thought I’d get this old, and I

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Happy Birthday to me! Zoom classes

Because I don’t know if we’ll ever get to do our auction to benefit OPAK – Ocean Protection Advocacy Kids, I’m holding a little fundraiser for June 17th, my 68th birthday! I never thought I’d get this old, and I

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Landscape Lessons – Any Medium

Last week’s classic cartoon characters were lots of fun. Copying cartoon characters is a good skill-building exercise, and it’s very meditative. The landscape works we are using this week lend themselves well to pastel, acrylic paint, oil pastel, watercolor, or

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Landscape Lessons – Any Medium

Last week’s classic cartoon characters were lots of fun. Copying cartoon characters is a good skill-building exercise, and it’s very meditative. The landscape works we are using this week lend themselves well to pastel, acrylic paint, oil pastel, watercolor, or

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Wild Art & Zoom Schedule

I hope everyone is enjoying the sunshine and fresh air.  Makes me want to get out and do some plein air painting! This week we’ll be creating Mothers’ Day gift possibilities with paintings of moms and babies. If anyone has

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Wild Art & Zoom Schedule

I hope everyone is enjoying the sunshine and fresh air.  Makes me want to get out and do some plein air painting! This week we’ll be creating Mothers’ Day gift possibilities with paintings of moms and babies. If anyone has

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Zoom Art!

Our Zoom classes are going very well.  We’ve settled into a rhythm where we meet as a group, do some contour drawing to warm up, and then everyone gets individualized instruction as I go around the zoom room checking on the

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Zoom Art!

Our Zoom classes are going very well.  We’ve settled into a rhythm where we meet as a group, do some contour drawing to warm up, and then everyone gets individualized instruction as I go around the zoom room checking on the

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Free Zoom Class Schedule

Join me for fun Zoom Art Classes! Students are welcome to join any and all of the weekly classes. Happy holiday of rebirth! I hope everyone is healthy, thriving, and staying safe.  We had a zoom brunch with the family today,

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Free Zoom Class Schedule

Join me for fun Zoom Art Classes! Students are welcome to join any and all of the weekly classes. Happy holiday of rebirth! I hope everyone is healthy, thriving, and staying safe.  We had a zoom brunch with the family today,

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Virtual Classes 💙 I miss you!

I always have been very aware and grateful, but now am realizing just how much additional joy and fulfillment my students have been adding to my life over these past twenty years! I miss you! I’ve been doing Skype art lessons

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Virtual Classes 💙 I miss you!

I always have been very aware and grateful, but now am realizing just how much additional joy and fulfillment my students have been adding to my life over these past twenty years! I miss you! I’ve been doing Skype art lessons

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Back at It

I hope everyone had a nice relaxing vacation. I was able to make some of the illustrations for this wayside map project I am working on with SEMPBA – Southeastern Massachusetts Pine Barrens Alliance.  It is really cool to be

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Back at It

I hope everyone had a nice relaxing vacation. I was able to make some of the illustrations for this wayside map project I am working on with SEMPBA – Southeastern Massachusetts Pine Barrens Alliance.  It is really cool to be

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Weekly Update

The students did a great job with the perspective lessons. Now, on to figures and faces. Dig these awesome artworks, and scroll down for the CLASS SCHEDULE CLASS SCHEDULE If you are on the list, I expect that you are coming,

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Weekly Update

The students did a great job with the perspective lessons. Now, on to figures and faces. Dig these awesome artworks, and scroll down for the CLASS SCHEDULE CLASS SCHEDULE If you are on the list, I expect that you are coming,

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Perspective Plus!

Last week we paid attention to one-point perspective. It’s an important lesson to remember about how the horizon and vanishing point impact a composition, and keeping things like buildings, trees, windows and doors logical sizes, and parallel with the page edges.

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Perspective Plus!

Last week we paid attention to one-point perspective. It’s an important lesson to remember about how the horizon and vanishing point impact a composition, and keeping things like buildings, trees, windows and doors logical sizes, and parallel with the page edges.

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Mastering

Over the past few weeks we’ve been learning from masters like Franz Marc, Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, Isaac Levitan, Paul Cezanne, Johannes Vermeer, Vincent Van Gogh, Leonardo da Vinci, Katsushika Hokusai, Pablo Picasso, and Georgia O’Keefe.  We could study the masters

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Mastering

Over the past few weeks we’ve been learning from masters like Franz Marc, Claude Monet, Henri Matisse, Isaac Levitan, Paul Cezanne, Johannes Vermeer, Vincent Van Gogh, Leonardo da Vinci, Katsushika Hokusai, Pablo Picasso, and Georgia O’Keefe.  We could study the masters

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