Posts Tagged ‘Art Walk’

As I mentioned last week, I was invited to paint in Strasburg Friday at their first Art Walk.  It happened to coincide with their annual Fireman’s Carnival Parade so there were loads of people downtown to watch the parade and they watched me paint.

You can see the progression of the work here.  Also, I had help from a few young people in selecting which picture they wanted me to paint.

And they even helped me put the finishing flowers in the painting.  I think they enjoyed it almost as much as the parade!

And the painting was about 90% finished by the time I left.  Finishing touches will go on this week and then I’ll post again.

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Willow View is an oil on canvas measuring 9″x12″ and is SOLD

I will be painting tonight in Strasburg at Buggy B’s on King Street from 5:30 – 7:30.  Drop by if you can.

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Lighthouse at Martha’s Vineyard, after Ray Ellis is an oil on canvas panel measuring 12″x24″ and is available for $245.  This was a demonstration in art class that one of the students asked to do as she is going to visit relatives next month at Martha’s Vineyard and wanted to paint something for them. 

Ray Ellis is a wonderful artist who used to live at the Vineyard and now lives in Savannah.  He does many wonderful landscapes and still life and we have studied his work. 

Don’t forget tonight is 3rd Thursday Art Walk and the Opening Reception for the Member Show at the Blue Ridge Arts Council.

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The Art Walk last night was  great fun.  Many different people helped to paint the two canvases that I had down at the Blue Ridge Arts Council.  There were three other locations where people were painting as well.

Here are some of the artist hard at work!!!

Be sure to mark your calendar for the 3rd Thursday in June and come down and join us on Main Street.

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Join us from 5-8 p.m. tonight for the 3rd Thursday Art Walk.  I will be painting at the Blue Ridge Arts Council and I invite you to join me.  Tonight’s theme is “Minds Wide Open” and we will be working on abstract pieces…and you can join in.  I’ll have all the supplies.  You just come ready to paint!!!

And abstract doesn’t always mean non-representational.  As you can see here there is a representational element to abstract art as well.  Come on down and see more.

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Tomorrow is the 3rd Thursday Art Walk.  Each 3rd Thursday in downtown Front Royal many shops extend their hours until 8 p.m. and from 5-8 p.m. artists demonstrate at several locations.  Tomorrow not only will they demonstrate but they will encourage viewers to paint as well. 

The theme for tomorrow’s art walk is “Minds Wide Open”, the same theme as my current show at the arts council.  Marlene  Kline and I will be at BRAC, 305 East Main Street, demonstrating and hopefully helping you paint an abstract work of art. 

Please join us and try your hand at painting.  We’d love to see you there.

Shown here today are some of the abstract works in the current show that Marlene and I have on display at BRAC.

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Hungry Little Pig is an oil on canvas panel measuring 6″x8″ and is  SOLD.  Yeah!   

It can been seen at Delilah’s in Front Royal where all the Farm Animal Series paintings are currently on display.

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