Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Alla Prima Portland 1st Annual Invitational Group Show 2014, First Thursday, June 5, 6-9pm

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Alla Prima Portland has teamed up with Art Factors to present a show that offers Alla Prima paintings* from all over our region within the last year.
Thirty-five artists were invited to show in the first Annual Alla Prima Portland Invitational Group Show 2014. 

You are cordially invited to join us on First Thursday:

Reception: First Thursday, June 5, 2014, 6-9pm

Overall show dates: June 5- July 3, 2014

Art Factors 7035 SW Macadam Ave Portland, OR 97219

*(Alla Prima translates from Italian to "at once".
An Alla Prima painting is usually started and finished in one painting session, but the term is also more loosely applied to any painting done in a direct, expressive style, with minimal preparation).

(Photo) Painting: Jim King, Tender Toes

Kathy Delumpa Allegri           
Diane Holland
Bill Kirkham
Lisa Marshall
Diane Marks-Bestor
Char McBride
Stan Robinson
Eunice Sause
Kristina Sellers
William Stanton
Claudia Stockton
Marty Tassoni
Loretta Unger
Vicki Zimmerman

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Art Discussion Meeting, Thursday, May 29, 9am, OConnors

Thursday, May 29, 9AM, O'Connors  

Suggested Table Topic: 

Overlapping shapes (and/or moving things back in your painting). How are you doing with this? Tell us what you know about it and give yourself a grade! 
Let's Discuss!

....and as usual bring some of your current paintings and/or news about you...We’re interested!

(O'Connor's Restaurant 7850 Southwest Capitol Highway Portland, OR 97219) 

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Art Discussion Meeting, Thursday, May 22, 2014, OConnors

Char McBride (Abstract)

Diane Holland

Diane Marks-Bestor

Diane Marks-Bestor

Lisa Marshall

Bonnie Rieser

Bonnie Rieser

Bonnie Rieser

Marty Tassoni (After John Singer Sargent)

To read notes from todays meeting...go HERE

The smaller squares are the same color (our perception changes, because of what surrounds it!) Thanks for the graphic, Tedd Chilless

 Tedd Chilless in the news

Marty describes painting a Sargent copy

Za explains simultaneous contrast 

Tim shows a studio painting

Stephanie tells us how she understands contrast too