Gloria presided wonderfully, and Connie’s demo was inspiring and as always, very colorful!. Connie is always so generous with sharing her processes and information.. and she worked on a large pastel from a photo she had taken of colorful stacks of fabrics in a woolen mill in Scotland a few years ago.
Strokes of Genius – the Best of Drawing Creative Discoveries (pastel medium accepted). Have your work featured in North Light Books hardbound showcase of the very best in contemporary drawing.
www.artistsnetwork.com/strokesofgenius for more information and to enter online.
The theme for Strokes of Genius 9 is Creative Discoveries and may be broadly interpreted. They are looking for the best in a variety of styles – using the materials in a linear or sketchy manner. Questions? E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Life in a city is dynamic – and so is the art it inspires.
Since as far back at the first century, artists have explored urban landscapes: the people, the architecture, the streets, and the atmosphere. In that tradition, we invite you to submit an original piece featuring a city scene. You could be one of five randomly chosen artists to win a Utrecht Artists’ box set worth more than $330! All mediums accepted. Limit one entry per artist.
HOW TO ENTER
Create an original artwork depicting an urban scene or cityscape. Click on the “Submit an Entry” button on this page between March 21 and April 10, 2016, upload a photo of your piece, and complete the submission form. Entries are limited to one per artist.
Five winners will be selected at random. Winners can select one of two box sets:
- Utrecht Artists’ Acrylic Wood Box Set (item number 01653-1069, a $332.05 value)
- Utrecht Artists’ Oil Color Wood Box Set (item number 02123-1069, a $496.36 value)
Winners will be notified via email, announced on our Facebook page, and posted in the “Winners” tab on or after April 11, 2016.
How will your artwork age? Pastel paper can rip, curve so that it no longer lies flat, or develop waves from humidity. All that time spent working on your masterpiece, and now it doesn’t look as good. French Canvas to the rescue!
Introducing True Grit Pastel Panels by French Canvas, ideal surfaces for pastel artists. We take pastel paper and adhere it to a dense gatorboard panel. Panels are much more durable than just paper. You can easily wash off pastel from the panel and start again. Available in 18 different sizes and in 5 different grits. Can also be custom ordered to any size you want. Surface holds multiple layers of pastel with ease. Accepts watercolor, acrylic and alcohol/underpainting well. Pastel colors blend comfortably on surface. Please click here to see our True Grit Pastel Panels: https://www.frenchcanvas.com/product/pastel_artists
We also offer high quality floater frames in any size. No longer have to worry about framing an odd size. We can offer you affordable, beautiful floater framing for any size. Top quality. Great prices. For more information on our floater frames, please click here: http://www.frenchcanvas.com/