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Kate’s Demo was Fantastic

Twelve people showed up for the demo on “White Line Block Printing”. Kate Hanlon was engaging and more than willing to share her years of knowledge and experience. She did it in such a way that everyone felt totally comfortable, … Continue reading

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Meet Kate Hanlon

Saturday afternoon in the studio (1pm to 2:30pm) Kate Hanlon www.katehanlon.com is going to show us how she goes about making White Line Block Prints. It sure looks like fun! Besides that she says it is also very relaxing. The … 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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Nicole Garland will be leaving for college next month

Meet Nicole, she started taking classes in the kids after school program and within a couple of months she moved to the adult Saturday morning class and there she has stayed for the past 4 years. It takes years to … Continue reading

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Openings in the Little kids class on Thursdays

I am happy to announce that  we have a couple of openings for little kids (5-7) in the Thursday 5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. art class starting April 27th. Some of you know that it is not often that we … Continue reading

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Sketching on location–with Sandy Turner

Sandy Turner has always loved to sketch on location. Have you ever been outside and wished you could just sit down and draw what you see? Well, if you take Sandy’s sketching class on Saturday mornings starting April 1st you … Continue reading

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New Class Drawing for Painting

Rob Brun has been teaching our watercolor classes and sees that most of his students need to learn that drawing for painting is different than drawing for something like illustration. So he came up with this new class, “Drawing for … 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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Example of our Creative Approach to Teaching

Haylie wanted to make a gift for her little brother for his 5th birthday. He loves Ninja Turtles and particularly the one below. She did the drawing to show us what it looked like and Wendy found a photo on … Continue reading

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