Tag: Oakwood Artists’ League

Art paper confusion

Susan Plouzek As an artist, have you noticed the new measurement for paper? Paper can be downright confusing. Over the next few months, I would like to explore and even try to clarify everything you ever wanted to know about paper. So this month of August, all of you artists who are brave enough to…

Oakwood Artists’ League create abstract paintings

Pictured (left to right) JoAnne Horner, Judy Yaryan, Sheila Petriello, Sally Kiste, Joyce Weary, Penny Benjamin Peterson (Instructor), Jill Townsend and Jill Curcio. Photo taken by Diane Hitt.

Susan Plouzek Can you believe it’s June already? It is officially summer and we are feeling the heat. In the Oakwood Artists’ League, we paint every Friday in the Arts and Crafts Room. There are artists who paint in oil, acrylic, watercolor, colored pencil, graphite, gouache, charcoal, pastel and ink. We paint on handmade papers,…

Oakwood Artists’ League news

Susan Plouzek Summer is once again upon us! Where does the time go? Winter friends are returning, or have returned, back to their traditional homes. We have had several new artists join OAL this past spring. As of this writing, our membership has increased to 39 members. Some of our members are moving away; you…

Confessions of a Brushaholic

Susan favors huge sash brushes when she paints!

Susan Plouzek, Oakwood Artists’ League I am one of 40 artists at Oakwood Artists’ League. I have collected many brushes over the years; artists’ passions for supplies can start out innocently. We try new techniques, processes and products in our quest to create art. By now, some of us have enough art supplies to stock…

Oakwood Artists’ League – January 2015

Susan Plouzek Happy New Year! Most can agree that the year 2014 went by quickly. They always do. For some, we realize many accomplishments from last year. We may also realize health changes or loss. And so it goes, time marches ever onward. We recently had our holiday party and voting for league officers. The…

Oakwood Artists League

Pictured (lower left and going clockwise) Linda Shepherd, Ellie Chamberland, Lori Tronson, Sue Faraday, Irma Naumann and Bob Kwait.

Susan Plouzek Many of us at Oakwood Artists League have returned from various places spent during the summer. It was reported to have been a little cooler and rainier than usual from wherever our artists stayed. We are getting ready for various events coming up. On October 14 Susan Plouzek will teach a workshop to…

Oakwood Artists’ League news

Ellie Cumberland, Judy Yaryan, Diane Hitt, Joyce Weary and Rose Sumners with their batiks.

Susan Plouzek Summer is here! We at Oakwood Artists’ League continue to stay busy in spite of the heat! Recently several workshops were offered by some of our members. The workshops help inspire us to learn new materials, techniques and a new way of looking at creativity. Joyce Weary taught us how to use “scratchboard.”…