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Archive for June, 2010

Tales the Palettes Tell – by Robert Genn

Tales the Palettes Tell by Robert Genn I’ve always been suspect of historical painter’s palettes. One reason is that a lot of my old ones are around and none are typical, nor are they dated. They were put aside because they were an irredeemable mess. Further, it would be difficult to link any of them [...]

Painting Murals – surface prep – Expect the Unexpected

Painting Murals – surface prep – Expect the Unexpected by Raette Meredith One of my favorite types of commissions is mural work.  I love transforming huge, plain walls into colorful works of art. I realized I wanted to paint murals when I lived in Ventura near Surfer’s Point (one of my favorite surf spots back in the day) [...]

Call to Artists – NVAL

Call to Artists from the North Valley Art League newsletter Two National Shows in Northern California looking for your artwork! Deadline: July 5, 2010 Placerville Arts Association slide or CD entries only 44th Annual Mother Lode Art Exhibition download a prospectus at www.placervillearts.comDeadline Deadline: August 2, 2010 Butte County Watercolor Society National Juried Water Media Exhibition [...]

Mastering Colour – by Robert Genn

Mastering Colour by Robert Genn It’s about time I fessed up. When I was at Art Center School in Los Angeles I failed Colour 101. This admission is such an embarrassment to me that I’d ask you to please keep it quiet so it doesn’t go beyond this letter. You see, at first I didn’t [...]

ARTAZINE Summer 2010 is here!

We are excited to announce that our latest edition of ARTAZINE, Summer 2010 is available now for download! Class listings have been updated both online and throughout the magazine. This is our largest edition ever!  Be sure to tell your friends! ARTAZINE started with just 14 pages and now in our 9th edition, we are up [...]

What Color Are You Really? by Lorena Bowser

What Color Are You Really? by Lorena Bowser Everything in the universe is made up of matter and energy.  People live in colored eggs!  It’s presumptuous to make the first statement because “everyone already knows that!” It’s been scientifically proven. But with the second statement, I’m risking credibility.  Yet the former gives credence to the [...]

MOUNTAIN ART, ANTIQUE, HEALTH FAIRE

OPPORTUNITY: Moutain Art, Antique, Health Faire – artists wanted CALL TO ARTISTS LOCATION: SHINGLETOWN DATE: SATURDAY JUNE 26, 2010 10:00 am to 4:00pm FOR MORE INFORMATION ON PARTICIPATING AS AN ARTIST, CLICK ON THE IMAGE.

Your Artwork on Fabric totes/teeshirts

Bonnie Larson from Redding, CA has a machine that will print your paintings on T-shirts, bag or whatever you might like for a very reasonable price. She can print one or as many as you like on just about any kind of fabric. One T-shirt can be as little as $15 with the print on [...]

NUTCRACKER AUDITIONS – Redding City Ballet

Redding City Ballet NUTCRACKER  AUDITIONS August 26th and 27th Open Auditions held at Redding Ballet Academie, 1726 Market Street – across from the Cascade Theater Dancers:  August 26th and 27th   @4:00 pm; Children:  7 – 10 yrs. Friday, August 28th   @4:00 pm Registration begins at 3:30pm Come battle with Redding City Ballet’s Flying Rat King in [...]

A Fresh Start – by Robert Genn

A Fresh Start by Robert Genn In a recent letter I wrote, “I’ve often toyed with the idea of working with an open-minded person who has never picked up a brush and turning her into a great painter in short order.” Several hundred answered this call. “If you ever take leave of your senses,” wrote [...]