Tag: art

Experience the arts November 9

Susan Hudson On Nov. 9, the Painters, Gourd Group, and Pottery Club will be joining together to host an open house andsale at the Creative Arts Center. We will answer questions about our art ,as well as have many items displayed and available for sale. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in…

Artist of the Month: Meet Bob Smith

Bob Smith, Artist of the Month

Nancy Friedman Bob is an oil painter who started painting nine years ago while still working as a vice president of a major furniture company where he was responsible for the recliner division. He enrolled in weekend adult classes given in oil painting at a high school in Pennsylvania where he took eight classes. When…

Stained Glass Fun this summer

The Weather is heating up and six of our adventurous residents decided in May to take advantage of the beautiful air-conditioned stained-glass studio and put their talents to good use. They participated in the May two-day beginner class and made a fun stained-glass tulip stake for a pot on their patio or for a special…

Art for sale and summer afternoon art

The Fine Arts Guild has numerous art pieces for sale in a variety of sizes and styles from abstract to detailed. Come visit our studio on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to noon or from noon to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons which are our summer hours. Once again, the…

Robson Ranch Arts and Crafts Spring Show recap

Rebecca McKinney The Robson Ranch Arts & Crafts Spring Show and Sale was held Saturday, March 9, at the Creative Arts Center. The multi-talented artistic and crafting residents of Robson Ranch displayed their handmade items including members from the Fine Arts Guild (Art Club), Gourd Club, Ceramics/Pottery Club, Material Girls (Quilting/Sewing), Paper Crafting, Stained Glass…

Back by popular demand

Nancy Friedman, Education Director Fine Arts Guild Two popular artists/teachers were called back for repeat performances this March. “From Black to White with 50 Shades of Grey” by Nils Johnson was a repeat class where a value scale of ten different grays were created starting with black as the darkest and white as the lightest.…

Stained Glass Club happenings

Greetings, Robson Ranch residents and guests! Since we moved to our new location last year, our membership has grown and so have our programs. Please drop by and check out our studio during our open hours. We are open Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. During our regularly scheduled studio hours, you…

Pottery studio news

The pottery studio has had a great month learning from seasoned volunteers about everything from “how to handle clay” to “how to throw it on the wheel until your head spins.” We have been having a great time getting to know each other and learning different ways to work with clay. We are planning many…

Watercolor Techniques and Mixing Desert Greens

In the month of February, the Fine Arts Guild sponsored two classes. Melanie Douglas taught Watercolor Techniques to a class consisting of mostly new members. Each year Melanie excites new members with her enthusiasm about watercolor and encourages them to paint with her when she is monitoring. Sometimes she converts a member from another medium…