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The 12th Annual Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour takes place in under 2 weeks! Saturday and Sunday, June 3rd and 4th. This major art event runs 10-5 both days. I am happy to be showcasing my collection of paintings for your viewing pleasure at Stop #23, Franklin Park Arts Center in Purcellville. Many of you have …

Mid Winter Update Between now and the end of March there are 4 hands-on workshops and 2 gallery receptions that will prove to be a blast for my fellow art enthusiasts. Most involve wine or beer, but don’t let that influence your decisions. We are going to have some fun painting on glass, canvas, and …

Winter/Spring Newsletter A Fresh Start For most of us the new year blows in with the cold realization that we have gained too much weight over the holidays. But I like to think of this energy shift in January‘s dark days as a clean sweep and the perfect opportunity to plot and plan my goals …

August is a great month for artsy activities. You’ve taken your family vacation. The camps are winding down. Kids are home for another month. It’s time for some local art activities.   Leanne Fink continues her workshop series, “A Toast to Your Inner Artist,” at Corcoran Brewing Company, 205 Hirst Road, Suite 105 in Purcellville. …

Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour

A total art immersion weekend! Next week at this time over 60 artists will put the final touches on their studios or guest exhibit spaces in anticipation of the 11th annual Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour. Saturday and Sunday, June 18th and 19th, from 10 to 5 artists across Loudoun County, Virginia open their doors …

Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour

My artists studio tour stop is #26, Franklin Park Arts Center in Purcellville.  Loudoun County is a destination for the arts! At WLAST (Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour) this year my studio is set up at Franklin Park. Please come out to visit me there. Let’s reconnect. I’ll show you what I’ve been working on …

Painting for Pleasure

The day has been so grey, damp and chilly that I decided to finish an oil painting I began a while ago. The rendering is loose. I had a great time playing with this bright color palette and thinking of Cezanne while I worked. It’ll be framed and up for sale at WLAST (Western Loudoun Artists …

Art Show/LIVE Auction: Which Came First? The Chicken or the Egg?

Have you ever been to a LIVE art auction? The current show in the gallery at Franklin Park Arts Center in Purcellville is called, “Which Came First? The Chicken or the Egg?” On Sunday, April 17th, at 2pm there will be a live auction of 16 egg-shaped works of art created and donated by Loudoun …

Art Studio Tour

I am excited to announce that this will be my first year participating in the Western Loudoun Artists Studio Tour. My collection of original paintings (both oils and acrylic), drawings, prints and notecards will be on display to view and purchase at Franklin Park Arts Center in Purcellville, Stop #26. You will also be able …

The other day I was researching what colors are “in” this spring in terms of fashion and decorating. I ran across this great article by the Pantone people. Instead of paraphrasing, the link below will take you right to the horse’s mouth. If you are an artist, think about incorporating some of these great colors …

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