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 […]

OneBlood Exhibit February 2020

Thank you Jan Kiszonak for volunteering to organize the exhibits at OneBlood. The paintings shown this month at OneBlood are by artists Terry Avick, Heather Doherty, and Jan Kiszonak.Artists who are members of OAG are encouraged to exhibit their work at OneBlood. There are No fees to participate and no commissions on sales.

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. […]

OneBlood Exhibit – Nov 6, 2019 – Jan 8, 2020

Article and Photos by Debbie Orrison Janssen, OneBlood Exhibit Chairperson The November OAG art display at OneBlood had seven lovely art pieces submitted by four artists. The theme was “Sugarplum Purple”. The staff and patients continue to express their appreciation of the beautiful art that the Ocala Art Group shares during each show. This show […]

Ruth Ann Dexheimer – Impressionism October 14, 2019

Ruth Ann Dexheimer used her prodigious collection of art posters of Master works to illustrate styles and trends around the time of the Impressionist period. Ruth Ann remarked that Arthur Appleton never purchased a Impressionist painting for his collection, but invested in several works by Bourguereau and the painters of his Salon. The style required […]