May 2012 Blog Posts (4)

Daffodils Glow

We, Minnie Valero and Mariko Irie are having show at Gallery 21, Spanish Village, Balboa Park, San Diego. Open every day 11:00am to 5:00pm through May21. Closing Reception on Sunday, May 20th, 3:00-6:00pm.  Special Event during closing reception: 15% discount, silent auctions. Please come to see the painting “Daffodils Glow” in Silent. You may bid through my website:…


Added by Mariko Irie on May 16, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Finding Groups with a Variety of Purposes

I just realized that each art association I have joined has a distinct purpose in my life.  I love painting with SOCALPAPA.  We discover new places each week.  I am beginning to get to know the artists and begin new conversations.  LAPAPA brings new opportunities to exhibit in conjunction with the local galleries such as the Debra Huse Gallery and the Randy Higbee Gallery.  Fun!  Lastly, California Art Club has such an amazing history and opportunities throughout the state.  All of these…


Added by Eli Lund on May 14, 2012 at 8:10pm — 2 Comments

Extensive Notes on Landscape Painting

I have always found it important to first gather knowledge and consult a wide variety of opinion before allowing my own thinking to congeal. So, like many of you, I have diligently studied my craft. Throughout I have taken notes: notes from workshops, notes from classes, notes from books (150+), notes from videos (70+), notes from my plein air, colorist mentor Elio Camacho and notes from my impressionist mentor Vadim Zangninian. Lots of notes. And compiled them into categories primarily…


Added by Keene Wilson on May 13, 2012 at 11:52pm — No Comments

Framing in progress

I just received my order of frames from and I am very happy with them. Great quality, modern style frames at reasonable price. They could even do a custom size frame for me. If you are looking for good frames consider, you won't be disappointed!…


Added by Tonya Zenin on May 13, 2012 at 3:51pm — No Comments

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