Tag Archive: realism

McCullough’s Find Your Voice Workshop June 24 & 25

 

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Just two places left in this workshop

                Registration will close June 23rd

                     Find Your Voice Workshop

A weekend workshop for adults designed to re-boot creativity and access artistic direction

  

     Take a personal journey into your own creative drive to further your unique artistic language

    This workshop will include experiences with abstraction and reality, accidental processes and how we see

     Friday June 24th 6-8pm. Saturday June 25th 1-4pm. Sunday June 26th 1-4pm

      Cost: $160 includes most materials. To register e-mail: juliettenmccullough@gmail.com

       or call: 646 784 7385. Space is limited. A deposit of $40 will guarantee a place.

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Taught by award winning British artist Juliette McCullough who has been a practicing artist and teacher at college    and high school levels in Dallas for 28 years

For more information go to: www.juliettemccullough.com

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LuminArté Fine Art Gallery is Presents: “Geometric Abstractions” May 21st-July 2nd 2016 – Opening Reception-May 21st 7-10:00pm

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LuminArté Fine Art Gallery is Presents: “Geometric Abstractions” May 21st-July 2nd 2016 – Opening Reception – May 21st 7-10:00pm

Geometric Abstraction is a form of abstract art based on the use of geometric forms sometimes though not always, placed in non-illusionistic space and combined into non-objective (non-representational) compositions. “Geometric Abstractions” comprises works by three artists, featured artist Paul Lorenz, Judith Seay and Angelo DeFilippo.

Artist Talk with Paul Lorenz – May 22nd at 3:00 pm will provide insight into his Graphite drawings from his years studying architecture, his drawings depict abstraction in its purest form, geometry. Paul was born in Chicago and studied oil painting at Art Institute of Chicago and the University of California, Berkeley and later the International School of Art in Italy (under Nicolas Carone and Irving Petlin).

 

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Colored Pencil Portrait Workshop with Noriko DeWitt June 23-26

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Want to draw a realistic portrait?  Learn skills and techniques to breathe life into your artwork, create realistic shine in the eyes, glowing skin, and silky hair that you can almost feel!

In this 4-day workshop, we will learn how to transfer reference image onto paper, step-by-step instruction on the coloring process, and how to create simple backgrounds to complement your subject.  Previous drawing experience (in any subject matter) is a plus.  Please bring a head-shot image of your desired subject printed in color on letter size paper.

Date:

June 23 (Thurs)   6-9pm
June 24 (Fri)        6-9pm
June 25 (Sat)       1:30-5:30pm
June 26 (Sun)      1:30-5:30pm

Location: McKinney Art House, 502 N. Kentucky Street, McKinney TX

Age: 12 to adult
Course Fee: $185 plus supplies

Instructor: Noriko DeWitt

Registration: Please visit http://norikodewitt.com/blog/colored-pencil-class/workshop/ for registration

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Doug Walton Acrylic Workshop

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Doug Walton Acrylic Workshop

Sept. 28 – Oct. 2, 2015, $325

Take advantage to study with this popular acrylic master and learn his valuable acrylic techniques. Beginners and masters will love this workshop. Doug teaches realism along with abstract. Doug’s motto is “Learn to let go and get in touch with your true differences and allow painting to be more free with greater spiritual energy.”  Materials can be provided for a nominal fee.  Daily valuable critiques will be given.

Contact Dr. Diana Littlejohn, 817-578-1842 or littlejohn@charter.net for more information. Sponsored by Lake Granbury Art Association.  http://lakegranburyart.blogspot.com/

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ACA Reception May 8

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Associated Creative Artists

Annual Membership Awards Show

Exhibition Dates: May 6 – May 30, 2014

Reception: Friday, May 8, 2014, 6 – 9 pm

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An Awards Presentation and Recognition of 2015 Signature Members will be Friday, May 8, 2015 from 6:00–9:00 pm. The 2015 show juror is, Dave Kramer. See the 2015 Prospectus for entry details.

ACA is an alert, working organization dedicated to the preservation, practice and the promotion of realism art. Established to provide an artistic atmosphere based on traditional principles for the creation of fine art.

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The Artists’ Showplace Gallery is celebrating with a new exhibition by the Associated Creative Artists. The reception will include presenting their Annual Show Awards. The reception is a great time to visit with these outstanding artists and view their show.

15615 Coit Road, Suite 230; Dallas, TX 75248

Live Music plus Complimentary Wine & Hors d’oeuvres

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Mnemosyne – Opening Reception Feb. 21 at LuminArte

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LuminArte presents Mnemosyne, a celebration of contemporary figurative art. In this inspiring exhibition, international artists, including Viktorija Bulava, Esther Wertheimer, Ray Ferrer, Sal Zagami, Victor Frankowski, Luba Muravyeva, Cesar Santafe, Katrin Alvarez, Bruno Angel, Francisco Ceron, Chema Gil, He Si’en, Dick Nosbisch and Noir/Vogue exhibit with local artists, Jonathan Davis, Michael Pavlovsky, Rick Timmons, Luis Fernando Camacho, Ben Britt, Sergei Rodionov, Anja Yamaji and John Milton. The exhibition opens in tandem with the abstract exhibit “No Body, No Evidence, Right?” and runs from January 24th to March 14th; the artists’ reception will commence on February 21st. Both the reception and exhibition are free and open to the public.

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In Greek mythology, Mnemosyne was the personification of memory in Greek mythology. She was a Titaness, the daughter of Uranus and Gaia; and through her bond with Zeus, she was known for being the mother of the nine Muses. The exhibition, Mnemosyne is a sequel to the 2014 international figurative exhibition, Muse; and in this selection, the artwork encompasses the full spectrum of figuration, including Art Nouveau, Pop Art, Realism, Surrealism, Expressionism and Synthetic Cubism in the media of photography, sculpture, drawing and painting.

For many, figurative art evokes a certain kind of sentiment or emotional response. We are inspired by our memories and experiences, even in their abstraction; since the human brain tends to reconstruct the events of one’s life into an overall gestalt or narrative perception. We cannot help but relate our subjective experience to something tangible; and the most physical, personal reference is our own body. We relate to each other in a similar way, finding common connections by nurturing a sense of empathy. Figurative art can inspire this concept of connectivity, which draws upon our memories, our emotions and our life experiences. How we relate to art together as an audience can inspire social, political and cultural movements, yet can alternately restrict popular sentiment, as witnessed in the use of figurative art by totalitarian regimes and through other forms of propaganda. In this exhibition, we strive to free ourselves from restrictions and to view the liberating potential of art through the imitation of existence as inspired by the human form.

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About LuminArte Gallery

LuminArte Gallery, conveniently located in the Dallas Design District, showcases contemporary award-winning artists, as well as bright emerging talent. Specializing in art placement and interior design consultation, the gallery presents collectors, designers and corporate clients with a diverse array of artwork in a variety of media, styles and techniques. Representing over forty artists from more than a dozen countries, LuminArte continues to embrace the local art community by hosting an artist in residence program, and by providing workshops and continuing education opportunities.

LuminArte Gallery is located at 1727 E. Levee Street, Dallas, Texas 75207. Hours are Tuesday through Friday, 11am – 6pm; and from noon to 6pm on Saturday. For more information, call 214.914.4503 or visit www.luminarte.com and follow on Facebook.

 

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