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This Workshop is FULL

Illusion of Metal Mini Workshop The Illusion of Metal workshop, taught by Kathy Plante, is a mixed media foray into creating the look of riveted industrial metal with a few simple materials and a set of soft metalworking tools. You … Continue reading

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Carol Nelson Workshop Day 1 cont.

I had really meant to share all this right after the workshop while that initial creative excitement was coursing through my veins. But…fate had something else in mind. The good thing is that the excitement of the workshop is not … Continue reading

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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: https://carolnelsonfineart.com/workshops

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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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Tony was MARVELOUS!

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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