Category Archives: Acrylic Painting Classes and Workshops

The Adventure of the KB Cafe Free Drawing Workshops has Ended!

What an adventure it was!    A wonderful group of people journeyed together into the terra incognita of ART.  We came together for six lessons and worked with laughter and concentration. BUT the ever fabulous KB Cafe will no longer be … Continue reading

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Travels To A New Hemisphere ((KB Cafe Free Drawing Lesson #6 )

Not only did Bob Turner go to the Southern Hemisphere to get his drawing’s subject matter, he also went into the Right Hemisphere of his brain to get the job done.   Bob is a retired mechanical engineer, and you … Continue reading

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Go Figure in the Landscape (KB Cafe Free Drawing lesson #5)

Reference photos popped up on cell phones and appeared as magazine photos and personal snapshots. These pieces were done in about forty five minutes and remained fresh and fun on account of the relaxed atmosphere. The exercise was to imagine … Continue reading

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Weekly Art Lesson Reborn LIVE (KB Cafe Lesson #1)

 FREE Drawing Workshops (The Drawing Sanctuary)Saturdays from 11:30-1  held on the beautiful balcony of the KB Cafe in Vergennes, VT. Fearless Sketching: How to Court your Muse in Ten Minutes a Day Spend time sketching and networking with other art … Continue reading

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Three Powerful Benefits of Photographing Your Art Throughout the Creative Process (Online art lesson # 79)

It’s so easy to take good photos of your paintings.  We snap away with digital cameras and edit on our computers.  We know immediately if we “got it” or not. It used to be that artist’s took slides and bracketed … Continue reading

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Take a Look at Why the Lessons Haven’t Come Regularly

I’ve been scrambling to keep up with painting and studio lessons – why?  Much to our shock, … We bought the family business, Kennedy Brothers   We put everything into it, and I’ve been a bit too shell shocked to keep … Continue reading

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Painting from Your Computer at Your Office Desk: 7 Tips to making it Easier and More Effective (Online art lesson #70)

Your office desk can double as a mini studio without upsetting the paperwork flow if you follow a few simple precautions. 1. Put your paperwork away first. 2. Work small.  For a suggested mini kit watch this video. 3.  Protect … Continue reading

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You’re invited – Acrylic Landscape Painting Demo

Acrylic painting demo –  watch a scene from NYC’s Central Park progress from a blank canvas. Shown below is a 9×12 painted plein air last month in New York City.   I will  paint the same scene, and use the … Continue reading

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How to Draw an Ellipse: Linear Perspective Part II (Online art lesson #53)

Happy St. Patty’s Day.  Two holiday posts:(video) Mixing Ireland’s Forty Shades of Green  Artful Greens and Malarkey                     Daffodils are blooming and all sorts of life is pushing its way out of the dirt.  Intending to do a seasonally correct … Continue reading

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Landscape Paintings: Do 3 in 30 Minutes (Online art lesson #52)

Three paintings in thirty minutes?  What, am I crazy?  Well, maybe, but not about this. This week in class we did this quick exercise in landscape painting using my photos from Burgundy, France.  How to do the exercise: Hold a … Continue reading

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