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Roben Marie Smith bowled us over with her high energy and amazing amount of tips and suggestions. These weren’t just about artistic techniques, of which there were plenty to be used in mixed media. Robin-Marie talked a lot about leverage and re-leveraging and leveraging a single piece again and again. She showed us abundant was
Are you weary of fun in the sun yet? If so, check out Joyce Gabiou’s next mixed media workshop at Reddi Arts!
“The Art of Layering II” is for new collagers as well as the experienced artist. You will study composition and design in this 4-hour mini workshop, along with a full piece of work.
Date and times are Saturday, August 13 from 11:00 to 3:00 p.m.. The price is $75 (bring your lunch or snack).
Email or call Joyce for any questions. Please call Patty at Reddi Arts 398-3161 to sign up. Hope to see you there, Joyce.
Our members are just so creative and innovative. They took one piece of paper and “ran with it”, making all sorts of fabulous works of art.
And the winners were: Barbara Cathey 1st Place with her Bird sculpture, Carole Foster 2nd Place with her Spirit Box, and Robin Evans with her Bird collage.
It was extremely hard for Francesca and Leslie to narrow it down to a single winner so we had to pick three. Good thing miss Francesca had extra prizes on hand.
Don’t forget we have a meeting this Saturday July 16th at 10:30 am!
Roben-Marie Smith is sharing her tips and wisdom with us to“Claim Your Happiness”. Roben-Marie is an artist, blogger, designer, instructor, and owner of Paperbag Studios LLC. She is a mixed media maven who serves others through her joyful blog and artwork. She utilizes layering and rule breaking color combinations to encourage others to find their own unique artistic voice and expression. Find the courage to be bold and feels in your artwork with this inspiring presentation.
Congratulations to our winners at the Sunshine, Sparkles and Celebration members show!
First Place: Kat McCall for her lovely 3D wood bird sculpture “Fathers First”
Second Place: Vicky Lennon for her vibrant abstract painting “Harborside Celebration”
Third place: Wendy Sullivan for her whimsical assemblage clock “Circus Time”
Although we had a light turnout for the Sunshine, Sparkles and Celebration opening, we had a good time chatting and visiting with one another. If you haven’t seen it, the Orange Park Library has a very nice intimate gallery space with plenty of natural light, take a drive over there and check out the exhibit when you get a chance! It’s up until August 29th.
If you’re sorry that you didn’t take the time to support your fellow artists at this opening event, then I encourage you to mark your calendars for the SoMMA Award Winners show opening, Thursday July 28th from 7pm at Vicars Landing Retirement Community. This promises to be a lovely event with live music and refreshments!
“Harborside Celebration” by Vicky Lennon
This is the information for the Show at Trends 3919 Hendricks Avenue, Jacksonville FL 32207, just off Emerson (on left).
Take In Tuesday, September 13 th, 3 – 5.
It will be juried and judged.
$10 a piece, up to 2 pieces. Size limitation is no smaller than 11 x 14 and no larger than 30 x 30.
Show opening reception on Sunday, September 18th from 2 – 4. We will supply the beverages and food.
The title of the show will be “Just Show Me” Show runs from Sept 18 – October 19
Take down Monday, October 10 from 1 – 2:30.
Judge to be determined.