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Drawing on Nature and Circumstance ~ Two Exhibitions

Drawing on Nature:  Watercolors on Canvas by Helen Klebesadel Drawing on Circumstances: Contemporary Approaches to Water-media Exhibit Run:  September 19-29, 2017                      Reception:  Sunday, September 24, 2017, 12:00-4:00 Common Wealth Gallery,  Continue Reading »

Categories: Activist Art, art based activism, art collaboration, Art Techniques, art-science collaboration, arts based environmentalism, Beauty, Charity, climate change, Creativity, environmental art, Exhibition, Fabulous Artists, Inspiration, Watercolor, Watercolor techniques, Workshops and Classes

Teaching Watercolor Makes Me a Better Artist

I just finished a wonderful four-day watercolor intensive. It was preceded by a month-long once a week nature journaling class offered at the University of Wisconsin Arboretum.  Both were wonderful  Continue Reading »

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Cloud Studies: Drawing On Nature for Balance

I have been painting clouds lately.   I have been looking at beautiful August and September clouds, trying to capture the awesome power and uplift of  spirit I experience simply for  Continue Reading »

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Colors of Light and Light by artist Ann Schaffer

“My paintings are about beauty and the power of beauty to resist all that is soul stifling in this world.” ~ artist Ann Schaffer If you have followed my blog  Continue Reading »

Categories: Art Techniques, Beauty, Fabulous Artists, Gesture painting, Watercolor, Wisconsin Arts, Women Artists