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Why You Should Always Carry a Sketchbook (Online art lesson #60)

Have you ever seen a view that you wanted to draw when you couldn’t actually sit in that location?  Do you set out from home knowing that you don’t have room in your schedule to sit and make art?  Carry … Continue reading

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The Sketchbook Project and Perfectionism (Online art lesson #50)

Weekly Art Lesson: Your Online Oasis for Fearless Drawing and Painting Proceeding with Imperfections:   Subscribers received a version of this post with gobbledegook instead of words because I accidentally published when I meant to save a draft.   When starting … Continue reading

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Five Tips to Jumpstart Your Painting (On-line art lesson #18)

www.LillianKennedy.com Lillian@Rockfire.com Stalled with your art and haven’t been creating lately?  Life IS complicated, and your art can seem to be the easiest thing to shove out of an overflowing schedule.  After a bit, NOT painting becomes the norm and … Continue reading

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Find an Art Buddy (On-line art lesson #8)

Shelley, Libby, and Ilene paint together in Doylestown, PA on Thursdays.  This week they decided to “go to the beach” by doing the assignment from Weekly Art Lesson#4 . (all previous lessons are available in the archives for your continued … Continue reading

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Using Color in Your Sketchbook (On-line art lesson #4)

Beach in Corsica – photo:Lillian Kennedy It’s January – why not “go to the beach”  by doing the assignment. Click on the above Beach in Corsica photo (that will enlarge the image).  Using your choice of media, do a color … Continue reading

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Playing and Skill building with your Pocket Sketchbook (On-line art lesson #3)

Refresh Your Spirit with Fearless Drawing and Painting www.LillianKennedy.com Lillian@Rockfire.com Even if you draw really well, you always want to improve, right?  Developing your skills happens naturally with experimentation and practice.  How about a  Sketchbook Party so that you can … Continue reading

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The easy way to get started with drawing – Carry and use a sketchbook (On-line art lesson #1)

www.LillianKennedy.com Lillian@Rockfire.com Happy New Year and welcome to the very first installment of the Weekly Art Lesson! Let’s get 2011 started with some excitement and fun. You won’t believe how easy it can be to get regular art practice if … Continue reading

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