Artist Reception for Peter Carey today at the Gallery

Join us today as we celebrate the watercolor paintings of Peter Carey from 3PM-6PM. Peter is new to the gallery and he’s brought some amazing realistic paintings to exhibit. You may remember …

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How to- Head Proportions: The Basics

Little Brown Artist

Well hello, there!

Yes, this blog still exists, and so do I! As an apology for abandoning it for this long, here’s a two part tutorial on one of my favourite themes!

I get so many questions about how I draw realistic faces, and what methods I use to create the line-art. In the past, I relied on the grid method, the tutorial for which you can find HERE. That got very tiring fairly soon, though, so I gave the proportions method a go, and it’s so much quicker and more independent! If you’re a beginner or don’t know how to go about drawing faces from the imagination, I suggest applying this method to a reference. Real faces give you better practice than trying to work within your own mind!

Keep reading to find out exactly how this method works.

Step 1: Start with nothing simpler than a circle…

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Product Review: Pentalic Sketch Pencils- Set of 12

Little Brown Artist

DISCLAIMER: The following review involves my personal opinions and is in no way meant to promote or defame any of the products I mention. I am in no way affiliated with the brand(s) and am not being paid to promote any goods. The copyrights on the products remain with the brand(s) and this review is merely a culmination of my personal experiences with the material.

Alrighty, children, time for another review! This one’s about a graphite set that was, once again, gifted to me. I’ve had it for over a year now and never bothered to give it a go until recently, and boy was I impressed!

The graphite I’m talking about is the Pentalic Sketch Pencil Set and here’s what the tin looks like:

Yes, the pencils are upside-down. I was just as baffled as you are! Anyway, this set contains- surprise, surprise- twelve grades of pencils: 4H, 2H…

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ADVISORY: Blue-Green Algae bloom found on Charlie Lake…

PJXM Northern BC Police News

FORT ST. JOHN, BC: A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom is suspected in various Northern BC lakes, including Charlie Lake, therefore, Northern Health has issued an Advisory to stay out of the lake until further notice. Below is a list of Northern BC lakes affected by the Blue-Green algae blooms…

Current lakes under the advisory include:

  • Charlie Lake (Fort St.John)
  • Bednesti/Berman Lakes (Prince George)
  • Nulki Lake (Prince George)
  • West Lake (Prince George)

Residents living near the shores of these lakes, as well as visitors to these lakes, are advised to take the following precautions: 

  • Avoid all contact will blue-green algae blooms. If contact occurs, wash with tap water as soon as possible
  • Do not swim or wade (or allow your pets to swim or wade) in any areas where blue-green algae is visible.
  • You can safely consume fish fillets from this lake, but should limit your consumption of whole fish and…

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WATERCOLOUR IN JASPER

WATERCOLOR IN JASPER
 
Jasper Group
 
To Meet, to Learn & enjoy.
 
Do you need a holiday, to get away and do you enjoy painting in Watercolours? For 15 years a group of us have been meeting at Tekarra Lodge in Jasper, AB to paint in the studio and outdoors. We look forward to these weeks of painting, socializing and honing our skills. We meet in the spring for 1 week (the last week of May) and in the fall for 2 weeks, (the last 2 weeks of Sept). We extend an open invitation to all artists that work in the watercolour media to join us for 1, 2 or 3 weeks. You will find the benefits exceed any of your expectations.
 

Symbolism – Colors and Their Meaning

Would You Consider?

The Bible contains the meanings of words, colors included telling us us to compare spiritual with spiritual, not spiritual with the natural interpretation.

1 Corinthians 2:13 13 Which things also we speak, not in the words which man’s wisdom teaches, but which the Holy Ghost teaches,comparing spiritual things with spiritual.

The meaning of colors in based on the rainbow. It signifies God’s promise to all mankind, not just Christians and Jews.rainbow2

The colors are, in order, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and finally violet, or purple. They form naturally in the sky. It is a picture of the path to the Kingdom of God which is the Christian goal. God’s kingdom we pray:

Matthew 6:10 Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done in earth, as it is in heaven.

To enter the Kingdom you begin with red, which stands for the blood sacrifice, Jesus. No one comes into the…

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