Cindy Vener- Oil and Cold Wax -March 9, 2020

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 […]

Dana Fox Jenkins “Watercolor Sketchbooks/Journals”- January 13, 2020

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. […]

Curtis Arnett Demonstration

“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 […]