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  • Two takes on Tiff
    Chris Batten and Senghor Reid exhibit at Live Coal Gallery
    It's not the first time they have exhibited in the same gallery, but this is the first time they have exhibited together at Live Coal Gallery. Christopher Batten, an artist selected for the Red Bull House of Art last year, and Senghor Reid, a...
  • Johnny Dukovich gets around, now he's on 'Open Studios' tour
    Johnny Dukovich gets around, now he's on 'Open Studios' tour
    When I saw his work at the Falls Church Arts "Bold & Bright” show, I thought this theme is made for this painter. He’s wild. He has a bold and bright style that he applies everywhere he looks. He works in the Blue Studios at...
  • Jeanette Chasworth
    Keep exterior paint colors classic yet contemporary
    A favorite “guest editor”, Jeanette Chasworth is an expert in all things paint. Just recently she sent a couple samples of Acadian paint in two shades of gray—a popular and soothing color for those who are not partial to the more...
  • Maureen George and Dorothy Fall
    Life goes on: Dorothy Fall painting and printing
    I visited Dorothy Fall’s studio today located in Mt. Rainier, Maryland near Washington’s northeast side of town. She is a celebrated artist and author whose book I reviewed earlier this year titled “Bernard Fall, Memories of a...
  • Christmas gifts for children who paint
    Christmas gifts for children who paint
    The holiday season is almost here and Bangor area residents are starting to buy Christmas gifts for their loved ones. Children like to receive gifts that interest them and keep them from getting bored. Many children like to do arts and crafts....
  • Perfect tape that assists in painting decor to achieve a beautiful abode
    Perfect tape that assists in painting decor to achieve a beautiful abode
    ScotchBlue continues to make painting the abode as easy as possible. Now with the release of new painter's tapes Scotch has created more ways to ease the task of painting surfaces. The newest ScotchBlue Painter's Tape options are...
  • Coronado Bridge painting 081414
    Open work painting the blue Coronado Bridge line
    End to end, a 4 person crew paints the Coronado Bridge paint the same blue it always has been. Summer fair weather keeps the year round painting work steady.2014 is just one more productive recovery year for the Caltrans crew. The old trusty dark...
  • 5 Births
    Mt. Zion Women's Study exhibits '5 Births' by local artist Geniver Williams
    Local painter Geniver Williams is a prolific artist and a mother of six who has been painting for several years. She has put on personal exhibitions at her home studio on Treasure Island, and participated in student exhibitions. This month, for...
  • Living Color Book jacket
    Living Color by Natalie Goldberg explores a newfound love of painting
    Having been a writer and then author for many years, Natalie Goldberg is a familiar name and famous for a book called Writing Down the Bones. She has taught workshops and has a penchant for teaching. That’s why when we were presented with...
  • Dovecote's Plein Air Workshop
    Georgia artist tells you how to turn an old canvas into a new work of art
    On Saturday, July 19, Georgia artist Miriam "Mir" Eve Tidwell decided to share with Examiner readers how they can turn old painted canvases into new works of art, just as she shared with the Dovecote Summer Lecture Series guests in North...
  • Shelter Island documentary
    Shelter Island documentary
    Buy at Amazon.comNo Huddle ReviewsShelter Island is not a movie about the place but about two people who made a connection. Jimmy Olinkiewicz found Harold Olson one day, and a unique friendship was born. Jimmy is a very basic hardworking guy with...
  • Jimmy D Robinson brokering Kim Tschang-Yeul paintings worldwide
    Kim Tschang-Yeul paintings brokered by Jimmy D Robinson
    Yahoo! Finance is reporting Art brokerage firm Jimmy D Robinson, Inc. currently buying and selling many paintings from Kim Tschang-Yeul. The artist’s paintings appeal to both distinguished private and corporate clients with internationally...
  • Fourth of July card making idea
    Fourth of July card making idea
    Some people who are into crafting enjoy purchasing scrapbooking supplies to make cards, but there are some of us crafters who prefer to draw directly on the card itself. In the past one commenter on this column said it is too difficult to make a...
  • Fireworks
    Independence Day, July 4th, 2014
    On this day, it seems most appropriate to celebrate the founding of America with a tribute to immigrants. With exception of Native Americans, the rest of came from somewhere else. Mexican-Americans may claim to be Native Americans too. Originally,...
  • Learn to paint with a glass of wine
    Learn to paint with a glass of wine
    Rather than spending time perusing works of art, how about creating your own! Colors & Bottles is a group of local artists that provide painting classes at restaurants and art galleries across the metro. Their mission is to provide a welcoming...