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Teaching Watercolor Makes Me a Better Artist


Written on June 17, 2017 at 4:27 pm, by

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 experiences for me as the guide and facilitator.  I argue that its always better to learn from someone who loves what they are teaching, especially  Continue Reading »

Categories: Ability, art and technology, art collaboration, Art Techniques, Artist Resources, Beauty, Biographical, Career Development, Creaivity Coaching, Creative Play, Creativity, Exhibition, Fabulous Artists, Teaching Art and Creativity, Uncategorized, Watercolor, Watercolor techniques, Workshops and Classes

Cloud Studies: Drawing On Nature for Balance


Written on September 5, 2016 at 5:00 am, by

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 observing the sky vistas afforded to me living in Wisconsin.  Whether driving or riding in a car, or walking my dog or simply stopping to  Continue Reading »

Categories: Art Techniques, Biographical, Creaivity Coaching, Promotional Materials, Social networking, Teaching Art and Creativity, This and That, Watercolor, Watercolor techniques, Wisconsin Arts, Workshops and Classes

Jean Towgood: A Memorial Exhibition


Written on November 20, 2013 at 12:02 am, by

“I am exploring a painterly myth for myself to explain the power of what I see and feel. Nature is a mystery- volcanic activity hidden from view by steam and the earth’s crust. To know the earth through the senses is to experience it sensually and intimately. Death took Jean Towgood, Huntington Beach artist and women’s  Continue Reading »

Categories: Ability, Activist Art, art collaboration, Beauty, Biographical, Diversity, environmental art, Fabulous Artists, Feminist art, Gesture painting, Inspiration, Uncategorized, Women Artists

Day Eighteen -Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days


Written on July 22, 2011 at 2:52 am, by

Day eighteen in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel.

Categories: A Painting A day, Ability, Creative Play, Inspiration, Watercolor

Day Fifteen -Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days


Written on July 19, 2011 at 8:36 am, by

Day fifteen in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel.

Categories: A Painting A day, art collaboration, Creative Play, Watercolor

Day Thirteen -Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days


Written on July 17, 2011 at 3:21 am, by

Day thirteen in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel.

Categories: A Painting A day, Beauty, Fabulous Artists, Watercolor

Day Eight -Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days


Written on July 12, 2011 at 2:42 am, by

Day eight in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel.

Categories: A Painting A day, Fabulous Artists, Inspiration, Teaching Art and Creativity, Watercolor

Day Seven -Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days


Written on July 11, 2011 at 3:15 am, by

Day seven in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project , a commitment of a painting a day shared between Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel.

Categories: A Painting A day, art collaboration, Beauty, Fabulous Artists, Inspiration, Teaching Art and Creativity, Watercolor

Day Three-Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days


Written on July 7, 2011 at 1:40 am, by

Welcome to day three in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel.

Categories: A Painting A day, art collaboration, Inspiration, Teaching Art and Creativity, Watercolor, Wisconsin Arts

Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days: Two of 33


Written on July 6, 2011 at 7:02 am, by

Welcome to day two in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel. So far so good.

Categories: A Painting A day, Ability, art collaboration, Beauty, Fablous Artists, Inspiration, Teaching Art and Creativity, Watercolor, Women Artists