Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Behind the Scene by Judy Fawcett

 Behind the Scene by Judy Fawcett
Watercolor, 22 by 30 inches
Used with permission of the artist.

Schedule for Life Drawing October and November

The following models are scheduled for life drawing in October and November:
September 29, Vanessa -- ( 2 poses)

October 13, Vi -- (1 pose)

October 20, Brooke -- ( 2 poses)

October 27, Mariya -- (1 pose)

November 3, Randy -- ( 2 poses)

November 10, Brooke -- (1 pose)

November 17, Lisa -- ( 2 poses)

November 24, Crystal -- (1 pose)

Friday, September 24, 2010

Watercolor by Chriscell Bedard

 Mama Ruth Window Seat by Chriscell Bedard
Watercolor, 7 by 5 inches.

Friday, September 17, 2010

Nancy Condon and Tracie Thompson painting the studio

Nancy Condon and Tracie Thompson helped paint the studio. We gratefully thank Tracie for providing the portable scaffolding she is standing on.  It made painting around the ceiling and the upper walls so much easier.
Nancy Condon painting the edge of one of the pillars.


 Tracie Thompson painting the edge of one of the walls.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

Come see our freshly painted studio.

Old Town Artists painted the walls in their shared studio space Monday and Tuesday of this week.  Thanks to all of the members who were able to help paint the studio: Judy Fawcett, Nancy Condon, Thomas Winterstein, Tracie Thompson, Warren Dahl, and Betty Livingston.  Special thanks to George Livingston and Armando GutiĆ©rrez G. who, although they are not members, helped paint the studio.
Tracie Thompson's and Tom Winterstein's studio spaces in the freshly painted studio. 

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Thursday, September 9, 2010

Cali will be modeling Friday night, September 10

Cali, who modeled for the portrait session last Friday, September 3, will be modeling again this Friday, September 10. Alec Smith's drawing of Cali from last Friday is posted below.

No open studio sessions September 15 and September 17

There will be no life drawing Wednesday September 15 and no portrait drawing Friday September 17 because Old Town Artists will be painting the studio. Come see the freshly painted studio when the open studio sessions resume September 22, life drawing, and September 24, portrait drawing.

Sketches from the fair

Thomas Winterstein participated in the Second Annual Sketch-Out at the State Fair Saturday August 28th. Fifteen persons participated in the sketchout. His sketches are posted on the Urban Sketchers--Twin Cities blog.

Saturday, September 4, 2010

Portrait by Alec Smith

Portrait of Cali by Alec Smith from the Friday night portrait session, September 3, 2010.
Sanguine chalk on buff paper, 18 by 12 inches.

OTA member Judy Fawcett is participating in the Art of Mentoring exhibition

Judy Fawcett is participating in the Art of Mentoring, the final exhibition of
the 2009-10 WARM Mentor Program. The exhibition is at the Bloomington Art Center from Sept.3-Oct.8, 2010.

The Bloomington Art Center is located at
 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road,
Bloomington, MN 55431.

Call 952-563-8587 for gallery hours and other information or go to the Bloomington Art Center website.