The Big Valley theme song kept running through my head as my husband and I gazed across the magnificent landscape of the Tetons on a recent vacation to Yellowstone National Park, a bucket list trip for me. It's one of those places you must experience for yourself to fully appreciate. We were like giddy children at our first bison siting!
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 front.
A couple spots left in both Friday and Saturday classes. Take advantage of Anne's comprehensive tutorial, and join us for a day of creativity!
Those of you who have been in the studio with me over the past year may have heard me mention once or twice or hundred times that I am a new “GrAndie”. Because our two- soon to be three- grandchildren do not live around the corner from us, our calendar has become a "fruit basket upset" as we protect time to witness their developmental milestones.
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!!
My husband, Steve, goes to great lengths to make sure the bird population in our back yard is well taken care of. We have multiple bird houses scattered around to accommodate the variety of feeding preferences, and he dutifully trudges through the snow all winter so that we may enjoy watching these small creatures from our window. However, to his great frustration, much of the seed has gone to the squirrels and deer. Two st...
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 through the arts with Encore’s vision and goals. For more information please contact Molly Baker at