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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:

Fall Color Paint Session

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!

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.

Phyllis Dwyer – Lovin’ Longmont @The Great Frame Up

Phyllis Dwyer will have images and other Lovin’ Longmont products displayed for the holidays.
Great Frame Up at 430 Main Street in Longmont.
Nov. 11 is the reception and the show runs through Dec. 30.