April 13, 2020 Meeting CANCELLED.Jordan Shapot’s demonstration will be Rescheduled.
Cindy Vener, local artist, demonstrated several advantages to mixing oils with cold wax medium. The work dries faster, allowing more layers to be applied; scratching through the layers creates textures and reveals the mysteries of underlayers. Cindy’s favorite reference book is Cold Wax Medium, Techniques, Concepts & Conversations by Rebecca Crowell & Jerry McLaughlin. The […]
Dotty Fitzgerald describes her art as “a place for the eye to travel and the mind to wonder”
Dana Jenkins demonstration focused on her travel journals that are brilliantly colored and evocative. A few sample pages from her journals are shown below. To complement her friend Dana’s demo, OAG member and Program coordinator Milly Sheffer showed how to make our own journals from scratch using bits of fabrics, cardboard, and leftover watercolor paper. […]
Pastel Demonstration on achieving Fog Effects in Landscapes – by Jan Vermilya
“Pastel simplifies the craft of applying color in art. The mechanics of drawing with a stick of pastel is much like sketching with a pencil only in color and a plus is no solvents or water needed. Cleanup is washing your hands!” Don Borie Don says, “Drawing and painting to include the character or actions […]
Demonstration by Milly Sheffer – Designing and Painting a Still Life from Start to Finish. Painting with a palette knife.
Barbara Kerr, accomplished artist and demonstrator at OAG’s January meeting, admonished members and guests to “Abhor Boring” in our paintings. Barbara’s talk was very informative, entertaining, and memorable. Thank you, Barbara, for those important tips to critique our work.
“Highwaymen” Artist, Curtis Arnett, to Speak: The Ocala Art Group (OAG) is hosting a lecture by acclaimed artist Curtis Arnett, one of the original “Highwaymen”. Arnett is one of the youngest of 26 African-American artists who traveled the highways of I-95 and A1A decades ago, who later came to be called The Highwaymen, selling […]
Thank you to Joseph Hare for the video of Tony Couch’s demonstration at the Appleton Museum of Art, recorded during Tony Couch’s week long workshop series hosted by OAG, March 2015.