January 2012 Blog Posts (4)

How to Stretch Canvas: A Tutorial with Step-by-step Instructions

Empty Easel is the online art magazine with practical advice, tips, and tutorials for creating and selling art. Here is a tutorial on how to stretch canvas:


Added by Tonya Zenin on January 27, 2012 at 3:46pm — No Comments

2012 Winter Art Symposium

Unfortunately I wasn't able to attend the Winter Symposium in San Fransisco last weekend. Had to cancel at the last minute to due to some urgent matters. I know few our members attended and I'd love to hear from you how it went and what you learned. Please share your experience with others!

Added by Tonya Zenin on January 27, 2012 at 11:28am — No Comments

Facebook storefront

I heard facebook has a store front.  Hope it is true.  What a wonderful venue to share our paintings on.  Congrats Tonya.  I think we are on to something.

Added by Eli Lund on January 14, 2012 at 6:08pm — No Comments

Call for artists - deadline Feb 17, 2012 - Third Annual Art in the Pines

The third annual Art in the Pines benefits children’s nature programs at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

There are 3 ways that you can participate as an artist:


Enter the plein air contest to win cash prizes. The Torrey Pines docents hang and sell your work for you.


Rent a 2 foot by 6 foot grid. The docents hang and sell your work for you. You don’t have to be there all day for the 2 days of the event. You drop off your work a day ahead of…


Added by Grace Swanson on January 12, 2012 at 7:25pm — No Comments

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