Tag Archives | classes

22
Nov

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Collagraph – Three Amigos – and a list of online video art and craft classes

Online Art Classes You’ve probably heard that everything online is moving towards video. You can read articles with statistics on trends, and look at popular social media live-video add-ons like Instagram Stories, Facebook Live video and YouTube Livestreaming video. Online art & craft classes are sprouting up like dandelions on a golf course, and that’s good news for the visually inclined. You can buy any flavor of boosted artistic intelligence you’d like, and then watch and study the footage at your leisure, in your jammies, with a cup of tea & a cat in your lap. Pick Your Smart Video course subjects vary from salsa …[Continue reading]

15
Aug

Tin Barn Near Adalaida 6.5x6.5 Watercolor

Watercolor: Tin Barn Near Adalaida (& a video: how is paper made?)

This watercolor landscape was painted after a trip to see my step dad in Central California. I love the shape of the land up there; curvy golden hillsides, forged smooth with time, and made soft & textured with grasses and shrubs. The fleshy horizon line along parts of the California highways remind me of reclined, slumbering figures. A couple of blog readers sent notes this summer asking about the difference between my studio newsletter and subscribing to this blog, and why aren’t they one and the same? Each time new art is finished in my studio, a blog post is published here, so if I’m painting and printing a lot …[Continue reading]

19
Apr

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Monotype: Waiting for Rain – how to make a monotype

A New Monotype Tutorial I’ve posted another monotype tutorial video on my youtube channel. This one is perfect if you don’t have a press, or a whole day to play with ink; a single color is rolled out directly on a table covered with a large sheet of plexiglass. If you don’t have plexiglass, you can roll your ink out on a glass shelf or a piece of glass from a photo frame, taped down to a table. The back of a paint brush handle is used to sketch shapes into the wet ink, and the art-making process is off and running from there. The …[Continue reading]

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