Longmont Figure Drawing MeetUp

Friday, April 5, 2019

6-9pm
540 Delaware Pl., Longmont
(just east of Boulder County Fairgrounds)

$20 per session for Longmont Artist Guild & TM members
$25 non-members
Presented by: Remington Bernot

To register: http://meetu.ps/e/GyqCp/w7zyf/a

My name is Remington, and I’m happy to announce what will hopefully be many figure drawing sessions at Tinkermill.

No critique or judgment,,, so don’t be shy.

This Meet-up will primarily be a drawing group, with some small exercises in the beginning 20 minutes. The exercise will be to help you let go of control, loosen up and not necessarily to draw a good "picture" at first. After that the model and I will simply collaborate on length and style of poses.

Please bring your own paper and drawing/painting tools. I will take some time in the beginning to direct easels to an appropriate place. I’ll have one double station easel provided for two painters, which is first come first serve. If you bring a drawing board however, I will have a large roll of paper you can use.

I’ll offer an option to receive more instruction and direction at the end of class by providing a sign-up sheet for an alternative style drawing session.

I look forward to seeing you there!

Member Meeting Cancelled tonight, But… we’re going to do a FB LIVE!

Since our LAG meeting is cancelled tonight, I’m going to give my presentation LIVE on FaceBook today at 4pm! This will happen on my Imagine Digital Art Solutions FB Page.

https://www.facebook.com/ImagineDigitalArtSolutions/

Find the post about the live event and click “Interested” to receive a reminder. See you at 4!

** If you can’t make it to the online event, that’s OK! I am going to record the presentation and share it with you next week via YouTube link. Instructions will follow, it will be easy to see, I promise!

Join us for a presentation by Jill Rumley, Artist | Marketing Expert


Jill Rumley is a geek and an artist. She fully understands the challenges artists face when faced with trying to use technology to sell art.
On March 13th, Jill will be discussing the fears and frustrations you, as an artist, has with “getting online.” She will go over some basic options for websites, social media, email and will share tools for to help you to decide what is the best approach for you to gain exposure and sell your art online.
Free and open to the public.Longmont Artists’ Guild
www.LongmontArtistsGuild.org

Open WallFriday March 29 – 4:30-8:00pm

New Exhibit at Danish Furniture!

Danish Furniture

1448 Nelson Rd,
Longmont, CO 80501

Now showing through February 2019

Jill Kulanko
Darwin Miner
Allan Robertson
Joe Sutcliff
Colleen

Please email Valerie West if you are interested in showing at this venue.

Longmont Artists’ Guild Member Show March 8 – April 6

Deadline for entry:
February 16, 2019

CLICK HERE FOR APPLICATION

$35 entry fee for up to 3 pieces 
(see below for categories)

DELIVER ARTWORK: 
MARCH 6, 10AM -12noon 
Deliver to the Great Frame up located at 430 Main Street

All items MUST be properly wired, NO sawtooth hangers, must be dry & framed with no glass edges. Gallery wraps are permitted.

ARTISTS RECEPTION:  
MARCH 8, 5PM – 8PM at the Great Frame Up. All participating artists are asked to bring finger-food for the reception.

PICK UP ARTWORK: SAT., APRIL 6 or MONDAY, APRIL 8 – 10AM TO 5PM

Categories are 2D, 3D and Photography. Size is limited to space. There will be an award for 2D, 3D, and Photography and BEST OF SHOW. Judging will be done by LAG members, guests, visitors during the Opening Night Reception on March 8th. One ballot will be provided to each person present. Voting will close at 7pm, winners announced directly after.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at LongmontArtistsGuild@gmail.com

Reminder! No December Meeting

Just a reminder that there is no LAG meeting in December.

Our next meeting will be on January 9th at 5:30 at the Great Frame Up located at 430 Main Street in Longmont.

Cliff DeJong will be giving a presentation on his photo adventures.

Don’t forget to bring your latest art work for the Inspirations Art Show!

If you are interested in giving a presentation at one of our meetings, feel free to email us at LongmontArtistsGuild@gmail.com

Join us at our November Member Meeting 11/14

Member Meeting
Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Great Frame Up
430 Main St. Longmont
Artists Social 5:30
Inspirations Art Show
Meeting 6:00
Liquid Watercolors by
Janet Nunn
Janet Nunn uses bright color and blending to create feeling in her paintings.
Capturing the Colorado landscape is one of her favorite compositions. Janet uses a paint made in Colorado, Dr. Ph. Martin’s Hydrus Liquid Watercolors. This paint keeps its brightness and consistency in the paintings. As an instructor, Janet enjoys teaching in a positive way. Guiding students to uncover their own style of painting while they learn many watercolor techniques.
“Inspirations” Art Show 
(formerly “Mini” Art Show)
Don’t forget to bring a recent piece of art work for our Inspirations Art Show. We will be voting for the best art work on display that evening. The winning artist will go home with a gift certificate.
As always a snack to share is greatly appreciated.

November President’s Message

As Thanksgiving approaches, we reflect on what we are thankful for.  Family and friends are usually on top, followed closely by health and prosperity.
My list also includes our LAG Board members who are so dedicated in keeping our guild running smoothly. It is hard to calculate all the volunteer hours the Board puts in however these hours have led to numerous accomplishments. LAG has a bigger and better newsletter, outstanding website and strong social media all thanks to the many, many hours Jill Rumley has devoted to our guild.  Thanks to our hard-working Board, LAG has more opportunities than ever to exhibit such as the Boulder County Fair show, the Strawberry Days, and the Longmont ArtWalk. Along with our monthly meeting guest artists the Board has added the mini shows (now called “Inspirations”), fun hands-on activities, and art swaps.
These are just a few of the things LAG has benefited from over the last couple of years thanks to our Board’s innovative ideas, time, and energy. As I reflect on what I am thankful for this Thanksgiving, I am definitely adding our wonderful LAG Board!

P.S. (from the LAG Board…) And we are so thankful for all of the behind-the-scenes hard work our President Susan puts in!

Susan Steven
LAG President

Membership Dues are Due September 1st!

Our membership is annual from September to September and new members can join at any time. We offer educational opportunities through our sponsored workshops and monthly meetings.
Membership is $25 per year for individuals. (must be 18+)
Family members can join for $35 per year.
Included with your membership is the opportunity to show your work at any of our sponsored venues for low cost or free. And don’t forget all of the great networking opportunities when you belong to a guild of artists!
Send your application and membership fee by check to: (also for renewing members!)
LONGMONT ARTISTS’ GUILD,
P.O. BOX 2242
LONGMONT, CO 80502-2242

Member focus: Gerri Bradford

A  VOICE FROM THE PAST – NO, SHE IS NOT DEAD YET!

At 86 years of age, Gerri Bradford is still out there painting in her studio and occasionally doing plein air.  With the exception of FirehouseArt.org, she has relinquished her gallery  galloping, organizations, website, etc. and sticks pretty close to home with son, Fred.  Her living room/dining room are now her new studio/gallery and she can be found painting in her pajamas on any given day….just painting, painting and loving life.  If you wish to chew the fat, give her a call at 303 776-0271 or email at gl.bradford@yahoo.com.  Sincerely……
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