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Deconstructed Faces with Kate Thompson | Early Registration Pricing Ending

I have several Kate Thompson works of art in our own home and the more you look, the more you see. What from a distance looks likes a portrait soon becomes lines, texture, layers, history, wire, plaster, and most importantly…a story. Kate is a master at breaking down the face and then adding the most unique elements back into the work. Grab your favorite collections of vintage ephemera, old pieces of cloth, and maybe even a little plaster, and let’s …

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A Brand New Free Art Video with Pam Carriker | Face Mapping

  We have just added a brand new FREE ART LESSON to our creative network!  Today we have released Face Mapping with Pam Carriker. This is a two part video (yes, both are included!) What better way to practice drawing and painting faces than by using the face you see reflecting back from you every day. By using your photo as a reference for mapping details, shading and highlights, a bit of you will shine through each drawing, even if you aren’t …

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Early Registration Open | Draw and See with Rebecca Sower

I can not remember a time during this creative journey that I haven’t admired and deeply respected the work and heart of Rebecca Sower. She is a prolific artist with a wide range of techniques and skills that she is dipping her hands in and the results are always beautiful. I had always hoped that Rebecca and I would have the opportunity to collaborate so it is with great joy I get to announce that Rebecca will be teaching on our …

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Sketchworks Begins November 4th!

I carry pencils, pencils and a sketchbook everywhere I go. I never know when I will want to jot down my thoughts or quickly sketch out an idea. Over the years I have definitely grown my drawing skills but I still know there are so many fundamentals I have yet to grasp and include in my art. When I was studying about the life of Van Gogh I found it fascinating that he practiced his sketching for years…truly years…before he …