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Carol Nelson’s Workshop part 1

What a fun filled and technique packed workshop. So many wonderful new options learned in such a short time! It all started with this syllabus:

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Tony Wood’s Words of Wisdom

Like many artists and especially instructors Tony was down with the Rule of Thirs. Also like many others he encouraged us to break the rules. Though he did say, Follow the rules 1st then change if that isn’t the right … Continue reading

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A rapt audience of SoMMA members and guests watched as Tony Woods masterfully walked through producing a mixed media portrait right before their eyes. He was such a good spot about his rambunctious audiences calling out suggestions like back seat … Continue reading

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Great Expectations

We are so looking forward to Tony Wood’s program presentation next Saturday. Do make sure to come early to visit with fellow members and present your challenge pieces. Tony is a fabulous artist, most well known for his portrait work. … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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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 … Continue reading

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