Rita Kirkman offers pastel classes
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October 7 Meeting and Workshop
Meeting. Because of highway and road flooding, the September 9 meeting was rescheduled to October 7. The meeting starts at 9:00, and President Anne Maree has lots of information for us to catch up on. Then I will be presenting a dynamic, fun talk about the world of websites. I guarantee I can cross off every objection you may have as a reason for not owning an artist website. Plan to join us at 9:00, October 7th, Trini Mendenhall Community Center, 1414 Wirt Road.
Workshop. I strongly believe that every artist should have a website. I've owned carolynhancock.com since the time when it took days and days to create a website. I've transitioned from Dreamweaver to Net Objects Fusion to drag and drop to "wow--I cannot believe it's that easy." And I've been proud of every new version, delighted to say "take a look at my gallery of work." Join my workshop and you can say the same after only 3 hours. We'll go step-by-step together as you learn to upload your art and bio, then bring it into a beautiful FASO designed template, in a 60-day free trial period. When you are ready for the next step of yourname.com, FASO has offered a very special one-year pricing only to PSST members. The workshop starts at 11:30. Registration and required materials here.
PATSY LINDAMOOD PRESENTS BOVINE BEAUTY
After a short business meeting, Patsy Lindamood will present a free demonstration to members and guests at the February 7 meeting of PSST. Meeting begins at 10:30 at Texas Art Supply, 2001 Montrose in Houston.
Patsy's paintings are life-size, bold with color, rich with texture, and bursting with presence. Her intent is to produce works that evoke an urge to reach out and touch . . . coarse fur, leathery skin, whispery feathers. She is drawn to strong colors, strong textural elements, and strong negative shapes, and she generally paints her wildlife in simplified compositions that allow her to focus on these elements. Visit Patsy's website
If you are registered for the afternoon mini-workshop: the break between the meeting and the workshop will be about 45 minutes, so please feel free to bring your lunch and eat in the classroom at Texas Art.
Linda Dellandre will teach a 3 hour workshop on September 6, 2014, 1:00 - 4:00 pm, at Jerry's Artarama Houston. Cost for the workshop is $30.00. Space is limited.
Details and payment information are on PSST website here.
You will learn when to apply hard to soft pastels; when to use light pressure or heavy pressure; how to paint trees using mass, value, illumination, and shadows. The goal is good composition and correct value, with clean color and light.
One participant will win Linda's handmade, "portable pastel box" (Pastels not included)
PSST will present a free demo from 10:30 - 12:00 at the September 6 PSST meeting. Attending the demo will be beneficial to workshop attendees.
Winner of the Bronze Award at the IAPS 2nd Master Circle Juried Exhibition
Recipient of IAPS Master Circle Gold Medallion 2013
Top winner in the Pastel Society of America’s 38th Annual Juried Show
Invitee and award winner at the Sedona Plein Air Festival, and Zion National Park’s 2012 “In the Footsteps of Thomas Moran”
She has a painting in the permanent collection of the St George Art Museum as part of the juried exhibition “A Century of Sanctuary.” In July 2012, Linda was artist in residence in Dinan, France, where a pastel was chosen by committee for their collection. She authored an article about this experience and it was published in the Pastel Journal, February 2013.
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