Before we move out of this big and beautiful space (and into a new big and beautiful space….) The Seattle Artist League is hosting a show of student work March 10, 11, 12 and we want you to be a part of it! Past and present students and teachers at the League, you are invited to submit your work to the Seattle Artist League Show. IMPORTANT DATES March 9 – Work due at the school (9pm no exceptions) March 10 – Artwork installation March 10 – 6-9pm Art Walk & Artist Reception March 11-12 – School open for visitors 12-4 March 12 – Pick up work 4-6pm (no exceptions) March 13 – School moving day IMPORTANT NOTES Past and present students and all teachers at the League are encouraged to exhibit. Artwork does not have to have been made in a class. This show is to celebrate who you are as an artist. Bring what you feel good about. You are invited to submit several 2 D works, no size restriction. All work must be clearly labeled and ready to hang. Paintings must be wired. Work on paper or unstretched canvas, if not framed or mounted, will be hung from pins and/or clips. Sales, if any, are the responsibility of the artists. Artists keep 100% of the proceeds from the sale of their work. The League can’t be responsible for theft or damage. All artwork must remain installed until 4pm Sunday, at the close of the show, including sold artwork.
Seattle Artist League Show
Before we move out of this big and beautiful space (and into a new big and beautiful space….) The Seattle Artist League is hosting a show of student work March 10, 11, 12 and we want you to be a part of it! Past and present students and teachers at the League, you are invited to submit your work to the Seattle Artist League Show.
30SAL Faves: Inverse Perspective
On day 15, halfway through our 30 day challenge, I introduced inverse perspective, in which objects grow larger as they’re farther away. Beautiful examples of inverse perspective can be found in Chinese, Japanese, and Indian artworks, as well as Byzantine. Here are a few by adventurous artists who responded to the challenge:
Day 22: Vertical Perspective #30SAL
Search the internet for perspective, and Western perspective is pretty much all you’ll see. Billions of lessons illustrating the importance of one point, two point, and three point perspective. Lessons state that this is something every artist needs to learn in order to correctly render the three dimensional world on a two dimensional surface. It …
Painting Light; Notes from Carlos San Millan
When I think of paintings by Carlos San Millan, I think of glowing light spilling into interiors, dark and moody, the scattered stuff of daily clutter expressed with cascading swaths of bold, intuitive, luscious vibrating color. When I think of Carlos San Millan, I think of the effects of light. Lucky us, Carlos San Millan …
Picasso’s studies of Las Meninas
In my last post I shared Auerbach’s study of ‘Bacchus and Ariadne’. This is another post about artists studying other artists. Did you know that Picasso did a series of studies in Velasquez’s Las Meninas? When we did modern studies of masterwork compositions in class, many students did one little study of a painting and figured …