Category Archives: acrylic painting

A Few Recent Paintings by Adults

I was looking around the studio yesterday and thought how nice it would be to show several of the paintings that are on the shelves before the students take them home. They are almost done but several of the painters … Continue reading

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Photos from the Past Couple of Weeks

                        The first class with a new group of aspiring Expressive Water Media students. Instructor, Gerry Willging, is back by popular demand. I’ll post photos of their work as the weeks go by.        http://www.theartistsplayground.com/blog/2017/03/12/abstract-water-based-mixed-media-demo-was-a-big-hit/             Here  is a painting by … Continue reading

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First week of TANNERY CAMP

Everyone seemed really happy to be doing art every day this week. Here are some of the photos including photos of the supplies. Thanks to Wendy.                                                              Krista Sawyer helping the little kids.                                                                          Smorgasbord of supplies … Continue reading

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FREE Demonstration – Fun with Gelatin Printing

Linda Germain is  back with a free demo to teach us about Gelatin Printing. See Flyer below for more information. Please call or email to save a spot.   Thanks for reading and I sure hope you can make it … Continue reading

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Large portraits on Chuck’s Facebook

                                I recently finished painting a series of large portrait’s of people I am crazy about. My husband, Chuck, put them on his Facebook page. I love and appreciate that he wanted to celebrate me and the work … Continue reading

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Abstract Water based Mixed Media Demo was a Big Hit

Wow, I am still so excited from yesterdays demo with Gerry Willging. Below are some of the photos. She was her usual delightful and extraordinary self. She touched on the underlying structure of painting whether it be realistic  or abstract. … Continue reading

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Abstract and Water Media DEMO Presented by Gerry Willging

It is my absolute pleasure to let you all know that Gerry Willging is coming back to teach a 6 week class. Gerry is really expert in composition and design – not to mention energetic and enthusiastic. If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Kids creating at the Playground

Below is a good sampling of what the kids like to do at the studio. i.e. build, paint, draw, make jewelry and do collage. The hour and a half goes by way too quickly. This is not the right place … Continue reading

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Salisbury Beach Partnership-3rd annual Wet Paint Auction

The Wet Paint Auction in Salisbury is happening tomorrow night. Sandy Turner and I will be submitting painting. Below is a small 5×7 color thumbnail of the painting I am hoping to pull off on a 15×30 gallery wrap canvas. … Continue reading

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Newburyport Wet Paint Auction Saturday night.

Hi everyone, just a quick note to let you all know some of my students, Sandy Turner and I will be painting outside tomorrow and our paintings will be up for sale at The Newburyport City Hall tomorrow night. The … Continue reading

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