Ellen Pavlakos in her studio

As you can see still in rough stage and not clothed. This will change only when all the measurements, the corrections, the balance in the complete piece are made.Measurements! Something crazy happens some times when you measure the right side to have the same measurements as the left, and after a few hours work you…

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Creativity in Isolation, part 6

Renowned sculptor and gallery member Ellen Pavlakos has been working at her studio through this period of isolation. Her new piece is still in the rough stage and not dressed yet. Ellen adds; “It will be about balance and how important balance is in life, balance in everything we do.” We look forward to seeing…

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Creativity in Isolation, part 5

We’re opening the gallery on Monday, June 1, and excited about sharing the amazing art our members create. They have been exercising their creativity at their homes and in their studios. We want to share some of that work with you.. Gallery member Jini James: Would you just look at this couple enjoying a cone…

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Creativity in Isolation part 4

We’re opening the gallery on Monday, June 1, and excited about sharing the amazing art our members create. They have been exercising their creativity at their homes and in their studios. We want to share some of that work with you.. Gallery member Renee Decator has been really inspired with some new subject matter and…

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Creativity in Isolation part 3

We’re opening the gallery on Monday, June 1, and excited about sharing the amazing art our members create. They have been exercising their creativity at their homes and in their studios. We want to share some of that work with you.. Lori Pitten Jenkins Cole’s Crabs, watercolor, by Lori Pitten Jenkins “A relative sent me…

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Creativity in Isolation

You probably won’t be surprised to hear that lots and lots of creative types flourish under self-induced isolation. While the gallery has been closed for the past 7 weeks following our state’s guidelines for the Covid 19 virus outbreak, our artists have been exercising their creativity at their homes and studios. We want to share…

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On the Easel ~ Jini James

This is a really big adventure painting for me.  I have decided to devote all my energies into figurative work for the time being as it has been a focus ever since I started my formal studies with an Illustrator when I was just 14.  I used to see figures as exacting portraits but now…

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“Art is Where You Find It…Or It Finds You” by Heather Kelley

I am in the waiting area recently. I can’t take my eyes off the woman sitting across from me.  She is wearing a black and white striped dress, has a black and white purse and is holding a cell phone in a black and white striped case. After the intrigue of the moment turns into…

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STARS & STRIPES, Renee Decator’s flag project

  This piece began as a demonstration of my art… Every November I participate in a local art festival called “ARTWORKS”. It is unique in that it requires the artists to share their art medium techniques.  I decided to demonstrate my mixed media collage by inviting show visitors to participate by painting, collaging and/or stenciling…

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ENHANCE YOUR PAINTING RESULTS IN THE STUDIO ~ William R McCoy

Many artists paint from photographs, their computer monitor, and an assortment of other reference materials. Myself as well. However, painting outdoors on occasion, has helped me immeasurably when using photos as reference while working in my studio.  The experience gained has helped me to better interpret what the camera distorts and misrepresents. A good example…

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