Friday, December 25, 2009
Merry Christmas and a Peaceful New Year!
Thanks to Julie-ann Bowden for the "jump start" on my Christmas Angel.
colored pencil ,markers and collage
2009 laura k aiken
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
-story from MetMuseum.org
The remarkable career of Henri Matisse, one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century, whose stylistic innovations (along with those of Pablo Picasso) fundamentally altered the course of modern art and affected the art of several generations of younger painters, spanned almost six and a half decades. His vast oeuvre encompassed painting, drawing, sculpture, graphic arts (as diverse as etchings, linocuts, lithographs, and aquatints), paper cutouts, and book illustration. His varied subjects comprised landscape, still life, portraiture, domestic and studio interiors, and particularly focused on the female figure. Story is continued click here
Wednesday, December 2, 2009
RED Friday 2009!
Red Friday is the artsy alternative to Black Friday where you can visit all of your favorite artists from this central location!
New Items will be posted December 4th...Free shipping too.
My last student created this fun mirror with vitreous tiles. She started with a perfect boarder and then cut triangles for the center. It is so cute--Pictures never really do justice with glass though. We had so much fun and best of all I never tire of making new friends. Proud of you girl!