Tag: art

DAC Artists Meet All Summer

Sue Sindelar Tuesday afternoons are alive and full of fun and creativity as the Desert Artists Club (DAC) meets again. It is inspiring to see the variety of art and the talented members of our club enjoying this time together. Summer brings smaller numbers of members but provides time for sharing techniques and visiting while…

Desert Artists Club Summer News

Acrylic painting by artist Branka Grgurovic

Sue Sindelar Summer is here, and with it came the heat of our desert. It is a good time to take a break and head to the Desert Artists Club (DAC) group to chill out with fellow artists and start or continue work on a project. The Desert Artists Club meets year-round, except on holidays,…

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, hour-and-a-half 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. I provide a list…

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…