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Art-Science Collaboration: My Artist-in-Residency at the Trout Lake Research Station


Written on July 6, 2014 at 7:41 pm, by

I have just returned from a splendid ten days of non-stop plein air painting (and skitter swatting) in the lake country around Boulder Junction, Wisconsin.  It was my extreme pleasure to bring my art research through observation to the University of Wisconsin Trout Lake Station as a part of a new artist residency program.  I  Continue Reading »

Categories: A Painting A day, Activist Art, art and technology, art collaboration, Art Residencies, Art Techniques, art-science collaboration, Artist Resources, environmental art, Plein air Painting, Watercolor

Painting 'Plein Air' Watercolors and Creating Visual Memories


Written on December 26, 2011 at 2:34 am, by

Why plein air (open air) paint? If you have never taken the time to sit and stare at where a ridge meets the sky or how a branch attaches to the trunk of a tree, or how a hillside reflects in a lake, I encourage you to put all fear aside and go for it. If you do you could discover that the experience of careful observation is satisfying in itself and that it is aided by trying to record it as a visual memory.

Categories: A Painting A day, art collaboration, Beauty, Biographical, Creative Play, Fabulous Artists, Inspiration, Plein air Painting, Watercolor

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


Written on July 23, 2011 at 2:45 am, by

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

Categories: A Painting A day, Beauty, 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 Twelve -Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days


Written on July 16, 2011 at 2:37 am, by

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

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

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


Written on July 5, 2011 at 4:33 am, by

Introducing the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project that Fairbanks artists Nikki Kinne and Helen Klebesadel agreed to undertake with an eye toward sharing simple playful paintings across the distance between Wisconsin and Alaska.

Categories: A Painting A day, Ability, art collaboration, Beauty, Fablous Artists, Teaching Art and Creativity, Watercolor, Wisconsin Arts, Women Artists, Workshops and Classes