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No member meeting in December! See you January 10th!

NO DECEMBER Member Meeting
Enjoy the Holidays!
Check out the Art Links below for art inspiration.
Art Web Links for December for art inspiration

Check out Cloth Paper Scissors website for an treasure trove of inspiration:  blog, mixed media, tools and resources and more!  http://www.clothpaperscissors.com/blog/

Zentangle Snowman: http://www.clothpaperscissors.com/blog/a-doodle-december-snowman-idea/

How to create a mixed media landscape:http://www.clothpaperscissors.com/blog/zen-doodle-tutorial-mixed-media-landscape/

Join us on January 10, 2018
Artist Social Activity
Art Swap
Mini Art Show

5:30 pm Meet & Greet
Activity begins at 6:00 pm
Great Frame Up
(430 Main St. Longmont)

Kumihimo, Japanese Braiding with Rhonda Crosman.
All supplies will be provided, by Rhonda and you will learn the process, set it up and take it home to finish.

Please bring a recent piece of artwork for a Mini Art Show (1 / person)
a snack to share & good quality, useable art supplies you wish to Art Swap.

Members need to bring the following:

1. Scissors to cut yarn. Paper and writing tool to take notes.
2. Art materials in good condition to swap.
3. A recent art piece for the Mini – Art Show 1/person
4. A small snack to share is appreciated,

Member Meeting September 13th!!! Meet Mark Ludy!

September Member Meeting 
 
Guest Artist:
Mark Ludy
Published author & illustrator
 
Wednesday, September 13th – 
5:30 pm Meet & Greet
Guest Artist 6:00 pm
Great Frame Up
(430 Main St. Longmont)
Born in 1973 in Seattle, Washington. The youngest in a family of 5. He grew up in the shadow of others with a doodling obsession and an imagination daily fueled. At the early age of 18 he recognized his calling to be a ‘communicator’ – be it through his pen, his drawing or his voice. With this he set out to use his talent and give what he had to the world. Today he continues to create stories, tell stories and bring them to life through illustration. Touching hearts, stirring hearts and challenging the status quo of thought and action.

He’s married and has three children. They travel extensively and seem to find adventure at every turn. Still fueling the imagination …and that of his kids.

Learn More About…

His Books
His Art
His Speaking 
Facebook for Mark Ludy

Photo & information courtesy of www.markludy.com
For more information on cartooning, drawings & illustration, check out these links:

Congratulations to our Art Show Winners!

A special thank you to everyone who participated and to all of the volunteers who made this event happen!

Best of Show!
Amy Sammoury, Up a Road Slowly


Oils -1st Place Winner!
Wira Babiak, Rose and Bud

2nd place: Barbara Wolfe Gittleson, Please Follow Me
3rd place: Karin van Haaren, St. Malo Chapel
Homorable Mention:
Dennis Mueller, Winter Colors
Jan Rhinehart, Rain Drops Keep Falling
Linda Schagenhauf, Sentinels in the Sky
Michel Reynolds, Rugosa Roses
Yvonne, Ogg, Beauty in Pink

Acrylic -1st Place Winner!
Lara Nagy, Proceed with Caution

Acrylic:
2nd place: Ray Geier, Heading Down
3rd place: Lynn Diagnault, Pine Cones

Homorable Mention:
Christine Jarvis, Melting Flowers

Pastel -1st Place Winner!
Darwin Miner, The Dance

Pastel:
2nd place: Diane Wood, Aristocratic Yellows
3rd place: Diana Wade, Apparition

Homorable Mention:
Janine Ewing-Belletire, Green Truck

Watercolor -1st Place Winner!
Joan De Jong, Southern Waters

Watercolor:
2nd place: Anita Jantz, Forest Light
3rd place: Janis Buck, Enchanting Bird

Homorable Mention:
Mel Birkey, Elevator

Mixed Media -1st Place Winner!
Christine Jarvis, Rocky Mountain Aspens

Mixed Media:
2nd place: Beth Appleton, Fix Your Eyes
3rd place: Susan Steven, Lifescape

Homorable Mention:
Christine Metsker, Crow

Photography -1st Place Winner!
Carol Walker, Three Play at the Beach

Photography:
2nd place: John Baker-Batsel, Aspens in a Cloud
3rd place: Deb Nakano, Blue Splash

Homorable Mention:
Cynthia Metsker, Hand of Buddha
Rocco Varbaro, White Capped Hoodoo’s
Hazel McCoy, Off Road Vehicle

You’re Invited! LAG Awards & Artist Reception June 9th 6-8pm

We are very excited about out upcoming member’s art show and sale at the Boulder County Fairgrounds this week.   We are featuring LAG artists from all over the Longmont area who will be displaying, selling and demonstrating their art.  We also have gift tables with handmade items like jewelry, cards and more! FREE ADMISSION! We’d love to see you there!

Time is running out to enter the annual LAG June show!

Our Annual June Member Art Show and Sale at the Boulder County Fairgrounds is fast approaching!  This year’s show will be from Thursday June, 8th through Sunday June 11th.  We have some wonderful Judges participating this year, and we need you to help us make it the best yet!

All members who enter the art show are required to volunteer 2 hours to help out.  We have several different areas to choose from, on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Sign up now to get the spot that works best for you.  Your participation is very much appreciated and is critical to the success of our LAG June Art Show.

Click here for the entry form!

Click here to sign up for volunteer hours!

Boulder Potters’ Guild 2017 Spring Show and Sale

This year, the Boulder Potters’ Guild Spring Show and Sale will include functional, decorative, and sculptural ceramic work as well as jewelry, fused glass objects, silk scarves, and embossed note cards.  There will be demonstrations, daily drawings, and the opportunity to view and purchase beautiful handmade objects by local artists and potters.  Several new Guild members will be showing for the first time at this sale.

More than 50 members of the Boulder Potters’ Guild will be exhibiting and selling their recent work.  This sale is a great opportunity for the public to see and touch beautiful ceramics and to speak with the artists and potters.  The sale also helps raise money to support the facilities, outreach, and educational activities of the Boulder Potters’ Guild, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit.

Thursday, May 4th, 2017
10:00 AM8:00 PM

Other Dates For This Event
**Thursday, May 4th, 2017
Friday, May 5th, 2017
Saturday, May 6th, 2017
Sunday, May 7th, 2017
View All Dates

Cost: Free

Location:

Boulder County Fairgrounds
Hover and Nelson Roads

Longmont, CO USA 80501
Website: Click to Visit

More Information:
Boulder Potters’ Guild
Email: events@boulderpottersguild.org
Phone: 3034470310
Website: Click to Visit

In Case You Missed it! We had a great member meeting in April!

This month’s meeting included an Artist Social (Zentangle & Doodle demo with Lynn Diagnault), an Art Swap (with great stuff!) and our Mini-Art show.

Congrats to Toby Myers the favorite art piece of our Mini-Art show!

Have you ever been in a room with over 30 people and have complete silence? This was the wonderful experience we had during our Zentangle & Doodle demonstration with Lynn Diagnault at our April member meeting.  Lynn discussed the history of the zentangle. To sum it up, a Zentangle is an easy to learn method of creating beautiful images from repetitive patterns. It is a fascinating new art form that is fun and relaxing. It increases focus and creativity. Zentangle provides artistic satisfaction and an increased sense of personal well being. Check out the slide show below for the results of this zentangley-doodle experience from our wonder artist members!

April Member Meeting! Wednesday, April 12th 6:30 at the Great Frame Up!

Artists’ Social
Activity: Zentangle
Mini-Art Show
Art Swap 
Wednesday, April 12th, 6:30 PM
Great Frame Up
(430 Main St. Longmont)
Starting at 6:30 PM
Meet & Mingle
Member Meeting
 
This month, we are having an “Artist Social”.  Activities, include the following:
Mini Art Show
Bring 1 piece of art for the exhibit you recently created & vote for the best.
$10 Gift Card Awarded, for best of show!
Art Swap
Time to clean out your studio and art supply closets.  Bring in art stuff to give, and take something home too!  Ideas:  Useable art supplies, papers, books & magazines, tools, frames, etc. place on available tables in hallway.  Please check the area before you leave to take back anything left over.
7:00 PM – Activity – Doodles & Zentangles
Drawing on square coaster (provided), introduction by Lynn Daignault.
Please bring your own:  paper & support to practice, black markers, color markers too if you like (permanent best) pencil and erasers.
Raffle
Place your name in pot for a chance to win a prize.
Suggestions for future activities, and raffle prize donations, please email Nancy.
Lynn Daignault will be introducing Doodles & Zentangles, at the April 12 LAG, Artist Social and Activity Meeting.  Lynn exhibits locally and is a member of: LAG, Louisville Art Association and a Signature member of the Colorado Watercolor Society.  She is very generous with her time, volunteering & working on the LAG outreach Homestead Art Project.  Lynn’s artwork is created from her imagination and consists of layering acrylic washes, experimenting with different art media including creative mark making and collage.

Call for Artists! St. Vrain Historical Society Strawberry Days May 20-21

 

One of the SVHS’ flagship and longest running fundraisers is the Strawberry Festival Antique show held every May–directly after the weekend of Mother’s Day.

The name Strawberry Festival was given to commemorate the Strawberry Festival of 1871—marking the dedication of the newly erected Library Hall by philanthropist Elizabeth Thompson.

Diane Wood is looking for artists interested in exhibiting, at no charge and no commission on sales taken. There is space for up to12 artists. Each artist must sit the show for a 2-hour time slot.  Set up will be Friday, May 19 around 1:30 pm.

Please respond directly to Diane Wood ASAP if you are interested: diane@woodcolorado.com

Thank you Diane Wood and the St. Vrain Historical Society for giving us this incredible opportunity!

Annual Member Art Show & Sale this June!

Our Annual June Member Art Show and Sale at the Boulder County Fairgrounds is fast approaching! This year’s show will be from Thursday June, 8th through Sunday June 11th. We have some wonderful Judges participating this year, and we need you to help us make it the best yet!

All members who enter the art show are required to volunteer 2 hours to help out. We have several different areas to choose from, on a first-come-first-serve basis. Sign up now to get the spot that works best for you. Your participation is very much appreciated and is critical to the success of our LAG June Art Show.

Click here to sign up for volunteer hours!

Click here to download the sign up form!

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