Total Pageviews

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

May Program and Workshop

May Program


Tuesday, May 16, 7:00pm, ART MUSEUM, Jennifer Reitmeyer, gel printing, hands on evening at the Art Museum. All materials provided for a great experience!
Jennifer's facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/jr2artisteye/


​MAY 

Workshop - Ron Burgess 

​The workshop is only a week and a half away!  Register ASAP and share with art friends who would be interested.​ Download the attached form to register.  Mail in to Verna Ritz, or bring to the May meeting next week.
  • May 20th
    ​, 
    9am - 3pm   $
    ​50​
  • Instruction in plein air painting, all media may be used, Ron's specialty is pastels. 
  • Venue - Mary Firestone's near Klegg Garden, 4222 E. 200 North, Lafayette.
  • ​Supplies - sun hat, chair, whatever you need to paint "plein air", sack lunch​
  • ​Details on registration form



Friday, April 21, 2017

PAINT OUT AT JEFF SMITH'S CANCELLED

DUE TO COLD WEATHER, THE PAINT OUT AT JEFF SMITH'S IS CANCELLED TOMORROW.  WE ARE LOOKING TO RESCHEDULE JUNE 17TH!  SORRY - BUT WE CAN'T CONTROL MOTHER NATURE!

Monday, April 17, 2017

April Paint Out

The April program will not be on Tuesday - instead we are having a paint out on Saturday, April 22 at Jeff Smith's, 9:00am - 1:00. 
Jeff li
​v​
es on a small farm near Dayton with dogs, cats, chickens and sheep. He enjoys gardening, dry-stone-wall construction, bonsai and photography.
​ 
There will be plenty of inspiration for painting plein air!​  Bring a sack lunch.
Address: 1508 South 800 East, Lafayette, Indiana 47905; take Hwy 26 east towards Rossville, turn right on South 750 East, follow the curves, it becomes South 800 East.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Ron Burgess - Plein Air Workshop

Ron Burgess will be giving a plein air workshop, Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 9:00am to 3:00pm.  Location TBA.  Ron is an amazing pastel painter, but this workshop is open to artists of all media.


Here is part of his bio:
  • Ron Burgess is a member of the Indiana Artists Club, Indiana Plein Air Painters Association, The Hoosier Salon, Indiana Heritage Arts, Chicago Pastel Painters and Pastel Society of America. He is an award winning artist and has exhibited in numerous local, regional and national exhibits. Ron has a great love for the outdoors and enjoys traveling with his wife. His landscapes reflect his deep regard for nature and the beauty he has encountered in his travels across the US and Canada. He has been a member artist of the Brown County Art Guild since 2013.


We are privileged to have him with us for this workshop.

Register now!




Up and Coming Programs

March 21, 2017  7:00pm Program - Susan Doster
There was such a great interest in life drawing with Susan Doster last fall, that we are offering a second evening program again.  It will be held at the art museum in the back room that is equipped for this purpose with drawing chairs, platform and lighting.
Please bring large drawing paper and willow sticks or drawing pencils.


April 22, 2017 - Saturday Paint Out at Jeff Smith's
9:00am - 1:00pm
The paint out replaces the April Tuesday evening normal program.

Jeff li
​v​
es on a small farm near Dayton with dogs, cats, chickens and sheep. He enjoys gardening, dry-stone-wall construction, bonsai and photography.
​ 

There will be plenty of inspiration for painting plein air!​ 

Directions will be sent in the April News e-mail. 



Jeff Smith in his bonsai garden painted by Ladonna Vohar


May 16, 2017, 7:00 - Tuesday, Jennifer Reitmeyer, gel printing, hands on evening at the Art Museum.



Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Painting with Paper Pulp - Terry Lacy

The WVAS had a tremendous program last week.  Terry Lacy gave a comprehensive demo about his technique of painting with paper pulp.  It is quite a process.  You can see some of the process through the photos.




























Tuesday, January 17, 2017

February 2017 Program - Terry Lacy

February 21, 2017, 7:00pm,


Terry Lacy will present a hands on program of paper making at the Art Museum.  These are examples of his amazing pieces created with handmade paper. Check out his website: http://lacydesignstudio.com/index.php/handmade-paper