Feb
11
1:00 PM13:00

"PASSION" Mixed Media Workshop with Eileen at ASiF Studios

What is your passion?

Today, like any other day, we wake up empty and frightened. Don’t open the door to the study and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument. Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground .
— Rumi
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My passion is painting and creating. I can never spend enough time in my studio, letting the colors, imagery and ideas flow. Time passes unnoticed and I am content.

Mixed Media is all about layers of media used to create our expression on canvas. Acrylic paint, papers, recycled bits of our lives: love letters, old catalogues, sheet music, text, poetry, color, line, texture - or the appearance of texture… the list is endless as the process unfolds. Each unique - themed class introduces new techniques and ideas on how to use various tools and media on canvas. Like Mixed Media itself, participants come away with layers of new techniques and practices to create their own art at home.

Join us in the studio as we build an original mixed media reflection of "passion" which reflects you! What are you passionate about? Perhaps it is all about being free to create, or a special person or friend. You decide!

11x14 or 12x12 canvas, paint and supplies are provided, along with dynamic professional instruction. Participants are strongly encouraged to bring additional personal collage materials to class, as well.

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Nov
12
1:00 PM13:00

Starry Night Scene in Mixed Media with Eileen Blodgett

Create a night landscape using the energetic colors of Autumn.

Mixed Media is all about layers of media used to create our expression on canvas. Acrylic paint, papers, recycled bits of our lives: love letters, old catalogues, sheet music, text, poetry, color, line, texture - or the appearance of texture… the list is endless as the process unfolds. Each unique - themed class introduces new techniques and ideas on how to use various tools and media on canvas. Like Mixed Media itself, participants come away with layers of new techniques and practices to create their own art at home.

Join us in the studio as we build an original mixed media night scene which reflects you! 

11x14 or 16x20 canvas, paint and supplies are provided, along with dynamic professional instruction.
Participants are strongly encouraged to bring additional personal collage materials to class, as well.

Contact: Eileen Blodgett: eileen@eileenblodgett.com   530-277-9919

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Apr
15
to Apr 30

News from Sayulita Art Retreat!

Just returned from hosting our 5th Art Retreat in Sayulita, Mexico from March 27- April 3.  Everyone got straight to work on their mixed media pieces which were created in this beautiful jungle setting. Our “studio classroom” was the patio of our Balinese casa. Each day we were serenaded by the jungle birds and enjoyed balmy weather as each new project emerged. We were happy to welcome back 7 returning artist students this year and 3 newcomers. Here are a few shots of the week. Liz Collins and I enjoyed, once again, art in the jungle with friends. 

*Next Year we are bound for San Miguel de Allende! A new beautiful destination in one of Mexico'd oldest historical cities, a World Heritage Site filled with arts and culture. 

Using analogous colors, abstract faces, acrylic paint and personal icons, we created some new jungle friends. 

Great group of creative women!

Great group of creative women!

Mixed Media Jungle Roosters!

Mixed Media Jungle Roosters!

Having some beach fun with our art retreat assistant, Dori Anderson

Having some beach fun with our art retreat assistant, Dori Anderson

Sayulita Beach in the morning.

Sayulita Beach in the morning.

Our jungle studio - turned margarita fiesta plaza! Liz Collins and I wish everyone a safe trip home, where their creativity can continue. What happens in Sayulita shouldn't stay in Sayulita!

Our jungle studio - turned margarita fiesta plaza! Liz Collins and I wish everyone a safe trip home, where their creativity can continue. What happens in Sayulita shouldn't stay in Sayulita!

El Gallo Loco! Crazy jungle rooster I completed in Sayulita during our demos.

El Gallo Loco! Crazy jungle rooster I completed in Sayulita during our demos.

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