Challengers Galore

We had quite a turn out for our “Backscratcher” Challenge and I thought it was one of the hardest things to reimagine into some thing else. But all challengers did a fabulous job.

The winners were: Barbar Cathey 1st Place (she’s making a habit of winning these), Don Penny 2nd Place, and Barbara Milon 3rd Place.

Once again we are anxiously awaiting what happens with the Sari Ribbon Challenge. And you will be amazed at what is give to you at the November meeting for the next one!!!

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Florida Ballet Art of the Nutcracker


Here’s and opportunity to showcase your talents and see the Nutcracker…Good Luck to the participants!

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No Regrets!

Don’t regret taking the opportunity to sign up for this workshop with nationally esteemed Mixed Media artist, Carol Nelson:


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Experiments in Mixed Media With Carol Nelson

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Carol Nelson Workshop materials

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We loved Roben-Marie

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 demo 2 demo 3 demo 4 demo 5 demo 6 demo 7 demo 8 demo 9 demo 10 demo 13 Mini Book in Mini Book pages Mini Book Oh Brother R Journals Rapt viewers Roben's goodies Roben's wares Roben's work

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The Art of Layering II

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.

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Challenge Accepted!

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.

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