The great escape can take the form of many things. For many, it's a trip to a warmer climate to get a break from the cold and enjoy some sunshine, and new scenery. For others, it's enjoying some new activity or taking a course, something that gets those brain cells focused on something interesting. And yet for others, it can be simply looking at winter a little differently...finding that special hike or view spot that reminds us that winter can be colourful and beautiful. Or maybe, it's looking at inspiring art ......
One of the advantages of being amongst a large group of artists in a community is that you learn so much from everyone. Each person brings unique experiences to the table and in an open environment that promotes sharing, we all become better artists! Yesterday we had the privilege of having Fran Lewis present a … Continue reading Color Mixing Demo
I had the privilege of attending the Passion for Painting event held in Kamloops last Friday. Three Canadian Federation of Artists (FCA) artists are invited to jury the annual show for the North Thompson Shuswap (NTSC) Chapter and then as an extra, the Chapter arranges for them to present, paint, and try to teach … Continue reading Passion for Painting 2017 – North Thompson Shuswap Chapter of Canadian Federation of Artists
It always amazes me the quality of artist workshops that our little Shuswap community can bring to us! Carol Warkentin of Sunnybrae manages to bring in a professional and renowned artist, Jonn Einerssen to Sunnybrae Community Hall to put on a workshop for experienced painters that help those painters take it up a notch! Jonn … Continue reading Jonn Einerssen and Vance Theoret Workshop
In celebration of the fall season, here is a collection of paintings contributed from artist on the Artintheshuswap.com website. Enjoy!
While the weather is great in Shuswap, the smoke today is tending to put a damper on the typical outdoor activities. Thankfully a drive in a air filtered air-conditioned car is not out of the question. Great time to take family and visitors to the great artisan markets in the neighbourhood. Today's feature artisan … Continue reading Reedman Gallery Artist Collaborative
By Claudia Nicholson My original "Fire in the Sky" acrylic (12x12") painting is dedicated to the selfless wildfire fighters who are working around the clock to save BC homes and forests. A Silent Auction of this painting will be held to raise funds for the BC Fires Appeal. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to British … Continue reading Fire in the Sky
Our Blind Bay Painters Group Mosaic
On this very special 150 Anniversary of Canada, it was great to celebrate Canada in the Shuswap in so many different ways! One of the events that was part of the activity, was the Blind Bay Painters Annual Art Show and Sale! Twenty eight artists participated with 109 painting shown and several sales took place.
So what is this you ask? The Blind Bay Painters created a large painting with 60 canvases combined to make one painting as a group project this year! This is a snippet of cropped picture of the whole painting all put together and framed beautifully (Thanks to Bill Burton for building our massive frame for … Continue reading Painting Puzzle