Author Archives: Lydia Steeves

Acrylic Online Contests

I am in two acrylic groups offering online classes next year. And they are both offering contests! Acrylic Painting Club – Tiger in the Grass – Classes begin January 1. 2015 Cost is $99.00. Fourteen online classes over the year……Sign … Continue reading

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What is an online event?

Decorative Painting has gone online it seems. I talked about the E-zines in my previous blogs. But there are also “on line events”. These “events” are like mini conventions. There are slight variations of course, but basically a group of … Continue reading

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The Pixalated Palette e-zine

The third e-zine I know about it The Pixalated Palette. Each e-zine seems to have a slightly different focus so you can choose the one tailored more to your creative pursuits. They certainly all seem to be reasonably priced too. … Continue reading

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PaintingEzine

    Susan Kelley and Sharon Chinn decided to do an ezine after they learned about the closing of PaintiWorks, the decorative painting community’s last print magazine available to the general public. Susan was previously editor of Paint the Town … Continue reading

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Painting e-zines

With the unfortunate demise of Paintworks (bankruptcy) and the steady loss of other painting magazines we are all looking for what will fill the void. E-zines are popping up all over the place. I know of three: Interactive Artist Magazine, … Continue reading

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Colored Pencils Club

My second project for the Colored Pencils Club is ready! Debutante! Mama chipmunk is introducing her baby to the big world. This project will be great for beginners as well as for the experienced pencil artist. If you have been … Continue reading

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Bobcat or a Lynx?

While at the Kaleidoscope of Color Northwest Decorative Artists convention in Seattle this September I visited the Northwest Trek where I was able to to see the difference between a Bobcat (left) and a Lynx (right). When I was researching … Continue reading

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Colored Pencils Club

My blending techniques for coloured pencil video is an added benefit for those who have signed up for the Colored Pencils Club. This is a great on line event featuring 12 fabulous projects in coloured pencil. Go to my home … Continue reading

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Art Play Date Contest

We are running another contest to give away FIVE FREE SPOTS for this year’s ART PLAY DATE. If you have signed up, you could win your money back. Contest closes July 8th. Email me if you would like to enter … Continue reading

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Little Foxy – part three

Sorry for the delay on this installment. I got a little distracted with the Art Play Date, finishing my book and going to The Tole Patch in Delaware!! They did an amazing job on their Little Foxies! I use my … Continue reading

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