Sketchbook Exchange–Accordion Style

Sketchbook Exchange–Accordion Style

Sketchbook exchanges can be a source of inspiration, encouragement and sharing ideas, in other words, building artistic community.   At least that is the experience of a group I belong to, Oregon Botanical Artists, an Artists Circle under the auspices of the American Society of Botanical Artists.  We are on our third sketchbook exchange, and […]

Instant Improvement: Critique and Correction Workshop

Instant Improvement: Critique and Correction Workshop

A group I belong to, Oregon Botanical Artists, was fortunate to have the skilled artist and gracious teacher, Heeyoung Kim, for a 3-day workshop.  If you are not familiar with her work, she paints gorgeously delicate depictions of plants native to the increasingly rare prairies of Illinois, where she lives.  She teaches at the Brushwood Center […]