Tag: art

Artists Who Aspire to Inspire: Linda Murray

Cathy Porter Linda has a true, creative drive. She started creating art at a very early age. Her family spent summers in a family cabin in Northern Minnesota on an island without any power, water, or, of course, TV. She spent her time drawing, painting, and even dug clay from the lake to model and…

Ready to Tackle Watercolors?

Margaret Crusoe Do you want to learn how to use watercolors? I give art instruction for small groups in my home. The cost for four, one and a half hour lessons is $150 for new students and $145 for returning students. The fee is non-refundable and due by the first lesson. Materials are purchased separately.…

Desert Artists Club Update

DAC group members at January 2020 Share Your Art event

Sue Sindelar At the time of this writing, March 11, we are encouraged that we will be able to gather as a group sometime soon. Our room, A-8, the Ceramics Room in Cottonwood, has been available and waiting for our return. Members have chosen not to gather, for safety reasons, during this pandemic. Now that…

Spring Inspires Desert Artists

Veterans Oasis Park just before sunset

Sue Sindelar Spring has sprung here in the Valley, even if it isn’t official for a few weeks. Residents are outside working in their yards, planting new flowers, and enjoying the wonderful weather by walking and biking. We are taking in some of the best nature views as spring unfolds its magic. As artists, it…

Colored Pencil/Charcoal Drawings

Connie Ambroso Are you interested in having a personal portrait done in charcoal or colored pencil? I will use your photo to draw your portrait on a 9” x 12” base. Photos could be of loved ones, such as grandkids, or someone special in your life. The cost is $100 for charcoal or $130 in…

What Happened to the SunBird Art Show?

Dianne Wimmer Answer: It’s happening right in your neighborhood! Due to restrictions on gatherings, as well as concern for everyone’s safety, the SunBird Art Club will not be holding the Art Show at the SunBird clubhouse this year. Instead, the Art Club has elected to hold an Open Air Art Studio Tour in conjunction with…

Desert Artists Club News

Sue Sindelar As winter starts to wind down, remember that the unique colors of the season offer beautiful ideas for artists of all mediums. We need only to take a walk in our or neighboring communities to see beautiful landscaping; ideas begin to take shape as we notice plants and animals gracing our vision. As…

Desert Artists Club 2021

Sue Sindelar Happy New Year to all our DAC members. We fondly remember when our club had a great turnout for our Share Your Art event last January. It is with great hope and determination that when we are able to gather again safely, we will be having another art event and a special renewal…