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Friday Night Creative Chill - Copper Etching Recap

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Friday Night Creative Chill - Copper Etching Recap

I intended to cap the class at 15, but couldn’t resist the happy extra registrants! Last night, Friday Night Creative Chill celebrated our most filled-to-the-brim class ever, and had one heck of an art adventure with copper etching. Between the ferric chloride, the neutralizing baths, the liver of sulphur, and the crystalline wax, there was also Chardonnay, White Zinfandel, and Cabernet Sauvignon. Talk about mad science! The results were exciting, the company enchanting, and the night a smash hit. Thank you to all the wonderful folks willing to dive into the deep end with me! See ya next time for...

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Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce Silent Auction

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Woodland Park Chamber of Commerce Silent Auction

If you're going to the Boots and Business Dinner and Awards event this month, go 'head and bid on these amazing silent auctions items!  Surely you'd love to come to Friday Night Creative Chill with a friend and furthermore send some awesome kiddo to an entire week of art camp while supporting your local chamber of commerce, amiright?

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Sketchbook Roundup 2019 - Weeks 8 & 9

Sketchblog Sketchbook Roundup 2019

Sketchbook Roundup 2019 - Weeks 8 & 9

”Real life” came on like a freight train these past couple weeks, and I did not meet my goal of completing 100 design remixes from “The Grammar of Ornament” in February. I got close, but no cigar. March’s work cut out for me, I guess! What follows is ornaments 51-70. . Moresque Ornament from the Alhambra Wherein Owen Jones dedicates more airtime to one building than he did to the entire Greek culture. “We find in the Alhambra the speaking art of the Egyptians, the natural grace and refinement of the Greeks, the geometrical combinations of the Romans, the Byzantines,...

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My Icing this Week: iPad Pro Portrait 3

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My Icing this Week: iPad Pro Portrait 3

Another portrait on that cool little number they call an iPad Pro. Referenced from pexels, I think, or maybe unsplash. Either way, painting her was a joy for me this week. Just spreading the love.

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Sketchbook Roundup 2019 - Week 7

Sketchblog Sketchbook Roundup 2019

Sketchbook Roundup 2019 - Week 7

This week in “The Ornament of Grammar” adventures, I learned about Pompeian, Roman, Byzantine, Arabian, and Turkish design, as seen through the lens of Owen Jones. I want to keep it short and sweet today, as the design renditions themselves should hopefully fill in the blanks well enough. They are, after all, remixes and are really just a way for me to participate in the material.  First stop, Pompeii. Key words: borders, dado, panels, friezes, pilasters. Borrowed from the Greeks and Romans, colorful tones and shades. Jones mentions in the book that Pompeii’s “whole style, however, of the decoration is so capricious...

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