Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Paula, Gold, In Memorium

This morning I received the sad news that one of our own, Paula Gold, passed away last month. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family. You may read her obituary here. Maybe she rest in peace. Gaye

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Mission San Jose Paint Out

Yesterday was a perfect day for plein air! Here are some of us who were painting at Mission San Jose in San Antonio. Stay tuned for the finished paintings!
Many thanks to Sharon Wylie for taking and sharing her photos from the day!

Thursday, October 27, 2011

Wildseed Farm Paint Out

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Introducing our newest Paint Slinger, Janelle Cox.
This is her painting from the Wildseed Farm in Fredericksburg.
"Lavender Fields"

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Art in Your Community: Be a doer not a waiter -- support your local art community

You probably all get these posts but, just in case, I am sending this one. It's really good! And it WILL cool off and we WILL paint together again!!! Gaye

Art in Your Community: Be a doer not a waiter -- support your local art community

by Brian Sherwin

I've noticed a common complaint among artists no matter where they live -- that being, the lack of community art programs and area opportunities for artists. I always end up asking a variant of, "What have you done to support your local art community outside of creating art?" or "Have you done anything to help get your art community off the ground?" when faced with these complaints. The responses are alarmingly similar in that the majority of artists tend to make excuses about why they have not supported their local art community OR have done nothing to establish an art community within their area if one does not exist. [...]

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Friday, January 7, 2011

Crane's Mill Marina, Gaye Sekula

Crane's Mill Marina, Gaye Sekula
8x10, oil on linen
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January Paint Out

Our first paint out of the year was at Crane's Mill Marina. Our thanks to  Georgia Stok for scoping out the area for us! The weather was just beautiful and the location very peaceful. We painted to the sound of a gentle breeze, a few ducks and an occasional bass splashing in the lake. Pictured here are Teri McReynolds, Kris Kelson, Roger Snyder, Bonny White and Holly Vaughn. The photos of the day's paintings should be arriving soon!

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