Tag: Fine Arts Guild

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…

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…

Using Acrylic Paints Like Watercolor

Nancy Friedman The first class of 2020 was Jan. 9. Sponsored by the Fine Arts Guild, it was presented by Mari Cicola on the topics of ‘Brushes and Their Strokes’ and ‘Techniques for Using Acrylics like Watercolors.’ Proceeds from this class will be donated to the Heart of Eloy. Mari started the class by demonstrating the strokes…

Fine Arts Guild Holds Open House

Nils Johnson demonstrate acrylic techniques.

Janet Buckingham, President The Fine Arts Guild at Robson Ranch held an Open House and Demonstration for the Robson community on Nov. 9. This was an effort to demonstrate art techniques being taught at the guild to encourage Robson Ranchers to find their inner artist by becoming members of the Art Guild.

Meet Janet Buckingham—Artist of the Month

Janet’s love of design and color drew her to the beauty industry at an early age. Her talent in these areas quickly led to winning numerous design composition and color competitions in her industry. As her reputation grew, she opened her own successful salon in northeast Ohio where she continued to hone her expertise in…

Attitude and exercise: tools of the game

Nancy Friedman One might think I am talking about pickleball, golf, tennis, or even a weight loss program, but no, I am talking about art. Some examples of these can be seen in the September demonstration classes by Nils Johnson and Kathy Arend. One of Nils’ requested requirements for his class on “Abstract, Landscape, Acrylics,…