Joyce Zeedyk – Critique- April 12

Meeting April 12, 2021 followed by Critique with Joyce Zeedyk Joyce Zeedyk did an exceptional job with the Critique today with her kind comments and helpful  suggestions about our artwork.  Eleven people attended and most brought work to the monthly event.   Everyone seemed to benefit from the wonderful ideas on how some of the pieces …

Gail Bannock -Art of Greeting Cards-March 8

March 8, 2021 Meeting and Gail Bannock’s Demonstration Twelve people attended the OAG March Demonstration given by Gail Bannock.  She discussed the Art of Greeting Cards and talked about the variety of techniques, materials and mediums used in her card making process and brought several dozens for display.  We had a wonderful interruption as MCA received …

Jordan Shapot -Oils- Feb 8

February 8, 2021 Meeting andJordan Shapot’s Demonstration Jordan Shapot, a native and current resident of Central Florida, obtained his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Savannah College of Art and Design in 2009. Besides creating art for galleries, Jordan also does various commissions and freelance jobs ranging from illustration work to murals.

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 …