Saturday, April 30, 2011

It's been a busy April!

Things have been pretty busy in March and April. Aside from that pesky day job, I am trying to stretch out more creatively. I'm doing alot more drawing/painting and I started teaching a graphic illustraction class at RedBow. I am so grateful for the opportunity. I am learning alot about myself, the kids and teaching too:)) I was also lucky enough to lead the nesting doll workshop as well! How cool!! Another workshop is on the brain and I just need to organize that a little more. I need to do this quickly... We'll be advertising that class soon. Most likely it'll be an altered book workshop. Below are photos from the graphic illustration class! We had alot of fun making these prints. So much so, I want to do a three or four day workshop on Non-press printing. I think that would be so much fun!

Thursday, April 14, 2011

My New Sketch Book

I have a new sketch book. Its made by Patricia from RedBow. I got it because I am almost done with the sketch book I made at Jen's workshop! I can't resist the paper and the Arches text laid is my favorite to paint on! Here are some sketches.

Joe is drawing too. He said along with post-it sculptures, he likes to doodle during class...hmm..wonder who he takes after...LOL!I love him so much:)

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Doll Workshop Success!

Wow, the workshop at RedBow went so well:) Thanks to Maria, Melissa, Stacey and Patricia, of course! The pieces came out amazing! Gesso-ing the pieces worked out a lot better than the first go-round. All in all it was a wonderful time. This was such an experience leading the workshop! Loved it! Check out these dolls. Great work by the artists! I love how these came out, the colors are gorgeous and looking at these make me smile...

Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Nesting Dolls Class!

'Tea Time'

On April 9th, 1 pm -4pm

Nesting Doll Workshop
I will be teaching a nesting doll workshop! I'll guide you thru the process of developing an idea and executing it using acrylic paints on your own set of nesting dolls. I'll teach you the basics of acrylic paints and how to use them! $40 includes all materials. Spaces are filling up!

To signup contact Red Bow Studio

646-382-3733 or 516-676-4324

324 Sea Cliff Avenue, Sea Cliff NY 11579

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

All tangled up

I made this silly discovery - Zentangles! The site I stumbled upon a few days ago is . I have been trying to do a little everyday, along with all my other bits I try to squeeze in! There are some interesting sites about this technique -Tangle Patterns and Open Seed. Some stuff is pretty good. I've been keeping a little book with patterns. I only have a few so far but after having drawn up 6, I made an attempt at a 'tangle' Well, we had a rousing discussion at Art Journalling class tonight about Zentangles. Pretty funny! Here are some shots of what I am talking about..

It's fun and passes the time when I'm on the phone. Not sure not how long this will last because I got my new sketch book from RedBow tonight. So excited!!!