Category Archives: Art Techniques

Moved to a new blog address. Join me!

Artist Helen Klebesadel has moved her art blog to her new website at http://klebesadel.com/blog/ Continue reading

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Susan Grabel: Art that Explores the Human Dimension of Social Issues

Susan Grabel’s recent retrospective at the Staten Island Art Museum offered an exhibition that recognized her 35 plus years of creating art with a social purpose, and brought together works representing the feminist critique of contemporary culture that has brought a larger meaning to her creative work her throughout her career. Continue reading

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New paintings by Mary Kay Neumann, ‘Art Still Has Truth, Take Refuge There’

In her new exhibition Mary Kay Neumann’s wet-into-wet watercolor florals are alive with emotions of joy, conflict, and and the intrinsic beauty of life. Continue reading

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Quilter Sally Noland: Artist in Fabric

Sally Noland is a wonderful painter but her artistic passions really lay in fibers. I asked Sally to share the story of her passion for quilting in her own words, and to mention some of the quilters that have influenced her own creative journey.

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An Art Workshop Were Everyone is a Learner and Everyone is a Teacher

Teaching others is a critical part of my creative process. My workshops remind me of the expansive possibilities and promise of my favorite medium, watercolor, as well as of how mixed-media collage can make use of visual materials to aid creative thinking processes. Continue reading

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Day Thirty-one — Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days

Day thirty-one in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel. Continue reading

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Day Twenty-one -Two Artists Share A Painting A Day for 33 Days

Day twenty-one in the 33 Paintings in 33 Days Project of Alaskan artist Nikki Kinne and Wisconsin artist Helen Klebesadel. Continue reading

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