August 1, 2019

Part of the beauty of working on Duralar is how vibrant the colors appear.  There's not much wiggle room for blending your colored pencils, but there is opportunity to enhance colors by working on the back of this transparent surface in order to pop up the color on the...

June 17, 2019

As a member of the Elmhurst Art Guild, Debra earned a Third Place Award with her colored pencil drawing.  Way to go, Debra!!

May 21, 2019

Congratulations to Johanna Rebman who was juried into the West Chicago Outdoor Show! Twenty-one inspiring works of art that convey the universal language of Love, is the featured outdoor exhibit in downtown West Chicago from May through September 2019.

April 5, 2019

BEST OF SHOW!!!! Congratulations to BTS instructor Anne Bernstein for winning the highest honor at her first show ever! See Anne's colored pencil work at the Alliance of Fine Art show at the Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook through April 27. Way to go, Anne!!

February 9, 2019

Encore! Mt. Morris is seeking artists with a particular interest in community-based artwork (broadly defined) for the Artist-in-Residence program. Specifically, the program will give preference to artists with an interest in integrating community development ideas thro...

February 5, 2019

Beech Tree Studio artists, Lisa Youngdahl, is one of the exhibiting artists in

the "Up Close and Personal" exhibit at the Cultural Arts Center in St. Charles, where you will enjoy over 100 pieces of art created by 50 artists from the Fox Valley area. 

Visit "Up Close and...

November 12, 2018

So here's a bit of good news...as a member of Ann Kullberg's network of SOAR instructors, I have just learned that my first workshop will be right here in my Geneva home studio on January 12 & 13!  Woop!!  You can register here.  Oh!  and here's the other thing......

September 10, 2018

A luminous quality in a white subject is created with a breakdown of balanced color, like a prism. I’m so excited to share this drawing of the Radiant Swan, which is the project I’ll be teaching through Ann Kullberg’s SOAR program. My first workshop will be in Bothell,...

July 20, 2018

At the invitation of a curator from the Chicago Art Institute, Pat Hunt will be exhibiting several of her colored pencil drawings at a private event on location there.  FABULOUS NEWS, PAT!!

July 3, 2018

How can something so cool-looking be so easy??  This process was recently scheduled to be demonstrated through the @GreaterGenevaArtGuild.  Meetings are held at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month at the Geneva Public Library, 127 James St.

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