Tag: art

Desert Artists Club meets year round

Sue Sindelar The DAC members are keeping cool these warm days of summer. They enjoy getting together to share their joy of painting, drawing, and other visual arts. We meet each Tuesday in the Ceramics Room, 8-A, in Cottonwood between 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Sun Lakes artists of all levels are welcome. Come join…

Release your inner artist

Margaret Crusoe

Margaret Crusoe Was art one of your favorite subjects in school? Sometimes life happens and that inner artist gets pushed aside. Now is the time to tap into that childlike delight. My personal instruction will help you learn the basics of painting with watercolors, acrylics or drawing. Intermediate instruction is also available. In addition to…

Desert Artists Club meets all summer long

Longtime DAC members enjoying time together, painting and drawing

Summer is quieter here in Sun Lakes, but it allows time for all visual artists to come together in fellowship to paint, draw, doodle, color or share your art with others. We are a club that supports each other in our artistic endeavors with no dues or formal membership required. All Sun Lakes artists of…

Animal portraits by OAL artists

Joyce Weary On May 3, 2019, eight Oakwood Artists League (OAL) members attended a workshop with professional acrylic artist Bruce Marion. Our topic was Animal Portraiture. In the all-day workshop, we each created amazing animal portraits. Some worked on pets, while others chose wild animals. If you are interested in joining an art group and…

WaterMedia Club – summer waters

Rose Sumners Alas, our paints, brushes and their controllers have migrated to the north and the east for the summer! We few left have hung another show of our “Artist’s Choice” in our art room off the Cottonwood Country Club Atrium. Various subject types and techniques in watercolors and acrylics portray the artistic talents involved.…

Neighborhood owls lead to art intrigue

Margaret Crusoe Over the last three months, residents who frequent the greenbelt in Phase 1 have been fascinated by a family of owls. They built a nest in one of the tall trees west of Lake 7. The mother and her two babies have usually been visible throughout the day. The father has been nearby,…

Release your inner artist

Margaret Crusoe Have you always wanted to learn to paint some day? Perhaps today is that “someday.” Now may be the time to explore your artistic interests. My personal instruction will help you learn the basics of painting with water-based paint. In addition to my degree in Art Education, I have over 40 years of…

Art at the Lakes 2019 – March 2

Come one, come all to the largest art show fundraiser in Sun Lakes – Art at the Lakes 2019. You’ve read about it for months. Now is your chance to enjoy the Sun Lakes art scene around a beautiful lake. The show is March 2, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. with a rain date of…