Four Seasons Gallery in Homewood, AL is hosting ARTreach for the Birmingham Art Association with an opening gala April 3rd, 2014 from 5-8 PM.
Thanks to festivals, elegant galleries, The Birmingham Museum of Art, and affordable living, the Birmingham art community is thriving. Art has been painted into the roots of the city and since 1908, the Birmingham Art Association has been there to guide the art movement along while supporting local artists. Now, Four Seasons gallery in Downtown Homewood has the opportunity so support the Birmingham Art Association.
Birmingham Art Association artists will be the featured guest artists at Four Seasons Gallery. Read More…
Join some of the region’s best artists at the Mountain Brook Art Association’s Spring Show in Mountain Brook, AL on Saturday, April 5th from 9:00-4:00.
This is always a great show at the beautiful Crestline Sports Field, located in Crestline Village.
Food, music, activities, fun and of course great art!
I will have a booth this year and am looking forward to returning after a few years off! (ahhh, babies!!!)
Check out the MBAA website for more info: http://mountainbrookartassociation.com/
Sign up NOW for my pastel workshop at Forstall Art Center in Homewood, coming up April 12th!
Soft Pastels: Out of the Box
1-day workshop at Forstall Art Center, Birmingham, AL
Saturday April 12, 10:00-4:00
$85, supplies needed, lunch included
Moving beyond the traditional light and smooth pastel drawings to vibrant, textured soft pastel paintings, you will discover a new side to working with soft pastels.
Join us Saturday, April 12 from 10:00-4:00, and learn how to beautifully layer soft pastels, achieving great results that will have people guessing your medium!
We will work on techniques for both large and miniature pastel paintings, creating two finished pieces.
With minimal supplies, this class is perfect for beginners and experienced pastelists. For best results with these techniques, high quality soft pastels and a textured surface are recommended.
Subject matter will be provided, but feel free to bring your own landscape references.
Minimum of 24 SOFT pastels (most highly recommended: Sennelier soft pastels, or a similar type)
11×14 Ampersand Pastelbord or 11×14 piece of Sennelier La Carte pastel card
4×4 – 5×7 Ampersand Pastelbord or piece of Sennelier La Carte pastel card
Visit Forstall’s site for more information: http://www.forstallartcenter.com/workshops.html