Monday, January 9, 2012

Sketchbook Drawing - B.Grady
We have been busy as bees (bee prepared for some chronic bee reference!) at Blue Horse Arts and Jay Foster Music Studios putting together our Winter and Spring Schedules. We will bee offering a few free events and new courses in January and February.








Image Design by Jay  Foster
JFosterMusic will be offering a Free Blogging Workshop on Saturday, January 21st 1 PM - 4 PM. This workshop is for artists, musicians, small business people, or anyone who is interested in getting started in blogging. Blogging is an easy and economical alternative to having a website. It is also an important component to an already existing site. Instructor Jay Foster will demonstrate how to set up a free blog to promote the participants creative endeavors. The workshop will cover how to choose and set up templates, prepare images, and explore the world of gadgets and widgets! Some laptops will be available but participants are encouraged to bring their own. More information will be available by visiting instructor Jay Foster’s website JFostermusic.com

Resident Geese at Hemingway Pond

Blue Horse Arts Studio will be holding another “Paint Out or IN at Hemingway Pond!”! Landscape artists are invited to paint the winter wetlands outside the studios or stay warmly inside and paint through the large window views. Working with a winter palette is a great way to expand ones painting skills. The “Paint Out or In” is open to anyone interested in landscape painting, whether they are a beginner or a experienced painter looking for new vistas. Blue Horse Arts Instructor, Bridget Grady will be on hand to give beginners a hand or a hot chocolate! Participants should bring their own paints and easels. There will be a limited number of easels available for use at the studio.

Guest Artist Sam D’ Ambruoso will also be giving a free portrait painting demonstration on Saturday, January 28th, 1PM-4PM, at Blue Horse Arts Studio. This is a great opportunity to pick up some pointers in the Alla Prima technique of portrait painting with this popular workshop artist. For more information contact the artist at www.dambruosostudios.com or visit the Blue Horse Arts website www.bluehorsearts.com


"MONK"- Graphite on Paper- B.Grady


Along with the Free events we have added a one day Pet Portrait Workshop, and two short courses will be held. A four week figure drawing workshop and a four week Landscape workshop will be added to the day time course schedule. More classes will be added in the near future including an evening portfolio preparation course for high school artists.

Guest Artist teachers Sam D’Ambruoso and Photographer Georgia Sheron will be holding some weekend workshops in the coming weeks and months.
Our Open Life drawing sessions will resume on a more frequently scheduled basis. Check out the workshop/classes page for dates and info.

Our Field projects exhibition space will be holding two shows in Spring. We’ll keep you posted on the details on as those events as they unfold.

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