Some artists paint in a studio with their subject sitting in front of them. Others paint from photographs that were taken. Then there are those who participate in “plein air” competitions, which is a French saying for someone being out in nature and painting the scene that is before them. One of the artists within our marketplace, Kristina Sellers, took part in the Pacific Northwest Plein Air Exhibition 2021 last month, where artists painted in the Colombia River Gorge in Hood River, OR then had their work displayed in the Maryhill Museum in Washington, and has graciously shared with us...
Most children, when they’re young, long for the days they can run outside to play with their friends, hide and seek, hopscotch, and other childhood games that allow them to be free from the walls of daily life and routine. Then there are those who find their passion early and only long for the moments they can get lost in their own little world and nurture their skill as though their soul’s happiness depends on it. This was the story for Karen Lee Fisher.
It takes an artistic eye to determine where to put each piece in order to create just the right design and Jennifer Strohm has found the right recipe for it.