Thursday, March 27, 2014

Join me Next Saturday!

New  Textural Abstracts with MaryJo McGraw April 5th
10am-4pm
Need more info on products that can enhance your Abstract painting join MaryJo for all the texture products you can handle in one day!
Only $45 for the day Bring your Apron  and brushes and a 16x20 substrate.
SPACE IS LIMITED......RESERVE your spot today!
509-327-6622

Saturday, March 22, 2014

Updating saints

Sister Marie Goauche
actually a thin layer of gesso over a variety of techniques including oil pastel and Copic markers

St. Lippy

Our lady of the Grasses appropriately dressed in plastic........Lacey in Uniball Signo White



Charcoal Saint


St Bullseye

Sister Metallica

Just a beginning

Sisters Duo Menta

St Pink

Our Lady Numerica

Sister Mandala

The back cover done with aluminum tape and black oil pastel

Obsession with saints

Catholic school of course

Friday, March 21, 2014

SECRET BLOGGERS the end is near.... well June


June is sneaking up fast.....it is almost April! There is a little more on that last orange page more this weekend then back to doodles for a week! stay tuned. You can still join anytime for $35 see the column of the left for details.

Sunday, March 16, 2014

Textural Abstract painting  $45
 Acrylics
Discover the joy of abstract painting through a variety of techniques with different mediums. 
Need more info on products that can enhance your Abstract painting? Join MaryJo for all the texture products you can handle in one day! MaryJo will bring Mediums and paint.

Sat April 5thh 10am-4pm bring a lunch
WHAT TO BRING 
an apron
hairdryer
A variety of paint brushes
A couple of substrates ( canvas, hardboard or 300 lb paper) 
GO Bigger than you normally would!
paper towels
palette or butcher tray

Call 509-327-6622 to register

Transfers gone awry


Many times I demonstrate simple transfers in classes....... this was a face( it may be Elizabeth Taylor) It did not come out very clearly so I drew over it ....never give up and if you must give in there is always..... gesso, HAha!

Friday, March 14, 2014

Faces everyday


Here are a couple of faces from the past 2 days. Done mainly in Portfolio Crayons. I like the bottom one better she has a drunken quality.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Creative Element Today Thursday the 13th of March

Join me at Creative Element today 4:30 pm for Visual Journaling with Portfolio crayons. Just bring your journals $5


Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Today Studio Play!!!!

Studio Play today Gang,  I hope you all can come at 5:30 pm $10. Come play with pan pastels mixed with oil pastels a fun textured look!

Monday, March 10, 2014

Albuquerque show And NEW Secret Bloggers

An absolutely great weekend of fun.......
Was had by all. Thanks to all of you that came out for class at Guadalupe's! I will be back!  Thanks to Elaine Madrid of Carmen'S Veranda for all the laughs , stamps and fun ,not only this weekend
 but also for the last 25 yeaRs! .....and to my after show buddies David Epstein, Linda (lostcoastdesigns), Teresa and Paula  (paulabest) for some excellent dinners!  
Remember ......new secret bloggers from the classes and show sign up this week for your special gift!

Monday, March 3, 2014

This Week NO Visual Journaling GANG since I am hitting the road

Join Elaine Madrid from Carmen's Veranda and me for 2 fun events this coming week!
First we will be at Guadalupe's Fun Rubber Stamps in Santa Fe NM for Classes at the store Thurday March 6th. We will be bring a special Trunk Show of Carmen's goodies. Call ASAP to get into the classes  (505) 982-9862
Check out their facebook for more event info 

On March 8th & 9th we will be at 
New Mexico State Fairgrounds
Creative Arts Building
300 San Pedro NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108 –
for the Rubber stamp show!

This Blog VS the SECRET BLOG

I like to post a little here and a lot more on the SECRET BLOG. Most of what is here is related to events. Ocassionally I do a project. Lik...