Tag: art

Spirit of the Stained Glass Artist

Cynthia Melito The Spirit of the Stained Glass Artist cannot be broken, especially by the COVID-19 virus. We patiently waited until it was safe to re-open the studio, and on Tuesday, May 19, the creativity was once again flowing. Although we had safety procedures in place, members had the opportunity to finish up projects that…

Fine Arts Guild Paints for Charity

Nancy Friedman The Fine Arts Guild of Robson Ranch challenged their 54 members to paint COVID-19 Memorial paintings for charity in a Jackson Pollock style, while social distancing. Nancy Friedman started a daily email sketchbook challenge to members on March 15, when all indoor venues were closed in Robson Ranch which included the Fine Arts…

Artist of the Month: Marc Capel-Jones

Jeana Capel-Jones Marc Capel-Jones’ creativity runs long and deep, touching every aspect of his life visually, verbally, and physically. This creativity started with his doodling at the age of eight. As an only child in Westport, Connecticut, he spent hours and hours drawing. It started when he put his pencil to paper and used his…

What’s the Fuss About Fusing Glass?

Doris Betuel Here at Robson Ranch, we have two active clubs that embrace the fun and creativity of glass art; the Stained Glass Club (SGC) and the Fused Glass Club (FGC). The SGC members join pieces of glass into art, and the FGC melts pieces of glass into art and functional items, such as bowls…

Artist of the Month: Meet Nils Johnson

Nancy Friedman Being the son of a carpenter, it is no wonder Nils aspired to be an architect. After starting his own business and remodeling two of his own residences, he decided to take some watercolor classes at a local college. It has just been in the past six years that Nils started painting in…

2020 Fine Arts Guild Beginner’s Presentations Started

Nancy Friedman The Fine Arts Guild is off and running in 2020 with beginner’s presentations in drawing, watercolor, and scratchboard. You know what drawing and watercolor is all about, but many have asked, “What is scratchboard?” Using the words of Stephanie Przybleck from study.com and Cathy Sheeter, who teaches at the Art Institute of the…

Artist of the Month: JoAnn Bunyea

Nancy Friedman JoAnn is one of those artists who started drawing early in her life. She also went on to major in art in college. Learning early after college the meaning of “starving artist,” she was offered a job with a telephone company, where she worked as an electrician. She also met her husband during…