New Still Life Painting Workshop with Lori McNee

spider monkey oil painting

This workshop was a great success! Hope to see you next time... Come paint with me in January! I am pleased to announce that I will be teaching a week long still life painting workshop in beautiful Sun Valley, Idaho through the Sun Valley Center for the Arts. ***** Still Life Painting with Lori McNee  Mon-Fri, Jan 28- Feb 1st, 6-9pm $210/ $260 nonmembers The Center, Hailey Registration deadline: Mon, Jan 14 ***** During your week in Sun … [Read more...]

Autumn Plein Air Painting & Social Media Workshop with Lori McNee

A happy Autumn Plein Air Painting Workshop

SOLD OUT!  Join the Fine Art Tips newsletter (button on the righthand side of this blog) to receive information on upcoming workshops with Lori.  Announcing! Autumn Plein Air Painting & Social Media Workshop with Lori McNee October 3, 4, 5, 2012 (9AM - 4PM daily) Location: Sun Valley, Idaho Sponsored by Fine Art Tips and Royal Talens *This workshop is limited to 12 people worldwide. Normally this workshop would cost $450, but … [Read more...]

When Art and Gardening Meet

water lilies

Art and gardening are two of my favorite things...add in photography, and I have the perfect day! Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to visit, and paint an amazing garden at my friend's private estate during the Kneeland Gallery Plein Air Event. I thought you might enjoy seeing my photos of this exceptional high altitude gardening. Jane, the estate owner/gardener also happens to be a talented artisan.  A weaver by trade, Jane has … [Read more...]

The Gift of Freedom to Create

Lennon Wall Prague

Today is Independence Day, and although the USA isn’t perfect, I am grateful to be an American. It is easy to take our liberty for granted, such as our freedom to create as artists, writers and musicians.  Recently, my daughter spent a college semester studying art and literature abroad in the beautiful Czech Republic. She was stunned to learn about the terrible repression that country had to endure throughout history. Even the people’s … [Read more...]

20th Anniversary of Plein Air Painting in Sun Valley, Idaho

Kneeland Gallery artists 2011

Each year, I have the wonderful opportunity to plein air paint with a talented group of artists as well all congregate in the beautiful mountains of Sun Valley, Idaho for Kneeland Gallery's annual paint out. This week we have been painting out in the mountains and celebrating the art gallery's 20th anniversary. Art spectators have been watching up create paintings in the field which culminates with the artists' reception tonight. If any of you … [Read more...]




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