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Art Crawl, Sunshine Coast 2014

Art Crawl, Sunshine Coast 2014

Please drop in and visit on the Art Crawl! I’m #17 on the art map at 504 Sargent Road, Gibsons, just the next street up from the Arts Building. Walk up the foot trail between South Fletcher and Sargent or drive up. By popular demand the 2014 Sunshine Coast Art Crawl will be open 10:00am–5:00pm…

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The Nude Art Model by Daniel Peters

The Nude Art Model by Daniel Peters

In the beginning, 2008 I began my serious attempt at art modeling back in the fall of 2008. It was a brave attempt at getting my foot in the door of a field that has been used for hundreds of years. Having little contact information and people who have done this in my inner circle…

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James McKiernan, drawing for the joy of it

James McKiernan, drawing for the joy of it

I am a drawing teacher, illustrator and designer living in my home town, Madison, Wisconsin. I do these drawings to improve my skills so I have something worthwhile to pass along and for the pure joy of it. James McKiernan

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Andrew Brady, portraits in Oxford

Andrew Brady, portraits in Oxford

Andrew Brady from Oxford, England. ‘Access to Justice’ is currently exhibiting in London at the moment and has won a ‘peoples choice’ award. Born in England in 1971, Andrew has always been fascinated with art. From an early age, Andrew was always drawing and it was rare to see him without a pencil in his…

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Michael Hermesh, studio visit to sculptor

Michael Hermesh, studio visit to sculptor

On our recent road trip to British Columbia’s Okanagan wine region, we arrived at our hosts Michael and Carol Hermesh bang on the expected dot of 7 pm in Summerland. Michael Hermesh is one of my figurative artists from FigurativeArtist.org and the only one we will visit on this trip. He works in sculpture mainly…

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Ron Di Scenza, elegant nudes & smoldering landscapes

Ron Di Scenza, elegant nudes & smoldering landscapes

Artist Ron Di Scenza has a fitting last name. In Italian, conoscenza means knowledge or awareness, and a knowing sense of familiarity comes through Di Scenza’s canvases, giving his images special meaning and significance. Di Scenza’s deep understanding of human nature is expressed in the faces and body language of his figures, much like Spanish…

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