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Malala Yousafzai

 National Portrait Gallery • London

Jonathan Yeo

This week we visit London for an extraordinary exhibition and tour of the National Portrait Gallery. I found it incredible to be in a museum devoted exclusively to the portrait. The portait of Malala Yousafzai by Jonathan Yeo is a wonderful tribute to this brave and determined advocate for girls education. Enjoy!

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Portrait – Malala Yousafzai by Jonathan Yeo

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by Jonathan Yeo at the National Portrait Gallery in central London

A gallery worker poses with a painted portrait of Malala, the teenage Pakistani advocate for girls education who was shot in the head by the Taliban in 2012, by Jonathan Yeo at the National Portrait Gallery in central London on September 10, 2013.

The portrait will be unveiled to the public alongside a selection of other works by the artist as part of the “Jonathan Yeo Portraits” exhibition, running from September 11, 2013 to January 5, 2014.

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LONDON (AFP).- The first painted portrait of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban for campaigning for girls’ education, goes on show at the National Portrait Gallery in London on Wednesday.

The one-metre height picture by Jonathan Yeo, one of Britain’s leading portrait painters, shows the 16-year-old doing her homework.

It will be on display until January, when it will be sold to raise money for Malala’s campaign for the right to girls to go to school, the gallery said.

Yeo painted Malala in Britain where she has settled since the attack in her home town in Swat in October, and he said it had been a “privilege”.

“Given how much she has already been through and all that she represents to the world, it took a while to adjust to the fact that she is still a very fragile teenager,” he said.

“Hopefully the painting reflects the slight paradox of representing someone with enormous power and wisdom yet vulnerability and youth at the same time.” Malala Yousafzai says:

‘I am honoured that the National Portrait Gallery should wish to hang my picture and touched that Jonathan asked to paint me. I think that he has really captured me in the image.

Jonathan has been extremely kind in donating the portrait to The Malala Fund and it is wonderful to know that many children will ultimately be able to benefit from the money raised from its sale.’

Jonathan Yeo Portraits, the National Portrait Gallery’s first display dedicated to the artist’s work, will include innovative portraits – all produced from life – of some of today’s leading cultural, media and political figures, many of whom sat for portraits for the first time with Yeo. The display will present an overview of the artist’s work to date, beginning with the drawings he made of the party leaders on the 2001 general election campaign trail, and including private studies of his family and portraits of well known figures such as media mogul Rupert Murdoch, model Erin O’Connor, artist Grayson Perry and actress Sienna Miller. © 1994-2013 Agence France-Presse

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Video Tour about the museum and a collection devoted simply to People.

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Maps – Portraits

Maps

Portraits by Artist – Ed Fairburn

INTRO VIDEO with Jackie

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 WATCH THE DEMO – Ed Fairburn – shows and tells his process

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MAPS – THE CONCEPT

llustrator Ed Fairburn’s Maps series turns road and subway maps into interesting canvases for his ink and pencil portraits.

The artist utilizes the multicolored, patterned surface of each map to serve as an eye-catching attribute that echoes the complex textures found in the human form.

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© Ed Fairburn – Portraits

Fairburn says, “Emphasis is placed on the ‘fragmented’ texture of the skin, a process which has encouraged my work to evolve from its occupation of plain paper to the potential occupation of other, pre-fragmented or pre-patterned surfaces.”

Each winding, converging, and diverging route also bears a striking resemblance to the veins and nerves that make up man. There is a connection between the Earth and mankind reflected in Fairburn’s map portraits that at first is a subtle realization, second to the stunning visual amalgamations.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Freelance artist whose work is mostly figurative. I paint, draw and construct using a flexible range of tangible media across a wide range of surfaces and contexts, allowing my practice to exist across various disciplines. The work I produce is largely self-directed, allowing me to explore a wealth of ideas and concepts which need to be realised. 

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© Ed Fairburn

I have exhibited internationally and hold a collection of original works and prints available to purchase. I am also able to work on a commission basis.

“Ed Fairburn is a Welsh artist, based in Cardiff, whose ability to combine the geography of our facial features with the geography of the earth leads to a startling and compelling synthesis of the two. Fairburn has become known in Europe for his evocative portraits, which produce complex human features from the apparently random patterns found in mundane topographical and astrological maps.

The beauty lies in how natural this marriage of forms feels. The synchronicity of the patterns between the geographical and the human serves to remind us of how united they are underneath their apparent differences.

His series of astronomically themed portraits makes the point more explicitly, in pieces such as Der Gestirnte Himmel (The Starry Heavens) series. Over these circular star-maps, Fairburn’s pencil sketched portraits humanize the night sky – a modern update of our most ancient impulses to mythologize the constellations.

In his hands, both built infrastructure and natural phenomena echo the organic human form.

National highway systems become capillaries, and the tangle of Paris’ alleyways become the wrinkles that give the face history and individuality. We see how complex systems, from the very small to the very large, repeat patterns that, while ostensibly random, follow a common logic of growth and life. Like a sculptor, Fairburn’s patterns cut away unnecessary detail to reveal the underlying relationships of form in a new way.

In many ways, we are living a golden age of map making, with interactive, richly textured electronic mapping technologies giving us unprecedented, real time detail.

But it is also good to be reminded that, despite the benefits of this Google-era hyperliterality, there is a broader beauty to be found in the ways we visualize our common spaces. Maps can speak to much more than how to get from one place to another.”

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Matt Sesow – 31 Days

 

PAINTINGS A DAY

Matt Sesow’s 31 Days in July

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 SESOW VIDEO • Matt explains what he painted during January 2009

 

Matt is a full-time painter…

living and painting in Washington, DC. Painting and on the web since 1994.

Sesow produces an uncommon and somewhat obsessive number of paintings from Washington, DC.

From an artquotes.com interview

“Painting is very hard. Challenge yourself to paint badly. Shock yourself. Don’t tell people you are an artist. Get rid of all unnecessary expenses. Sell your car, cancel cable. You’ll only be able to keep one or two good friends. You’ll never retire. Buy a good fan, ventilate. ~ Matt Sesow

Article from: ARTNEWSBLOG.com

Written by Dion Archibald
Washington, DC artist  Sesow just finished his 31 Days in July project for 2013. Matt and his painter wife Dana Ellyn began the 31 days project way back in 2003. They each create paintings a day inspired by the news of that day. The artists started out using the front page of the Washington Post newspaper each day but must have found it lacking. So they now use a variety of local and international news sources like Democracy Now, Al Jazeera, RT, and the Guardian. I used to think art and politics should never mix and to a small extant I still believe that, but as each year passes and I learn more about the system that controls us and keeps us stupid, it’s hard not to say something using art.

Painting - Matt Sesow

  Hero 30 x 40 inches. I’m guessing this painting called “Hero” is of the US soldier Bradley Manning. Manning is the system’s lesson for we the sheep: Don’t question authority and definitely don’t expose the system’s lies and corruption or you’ll end up in prison.

Painting

Take no Prisoners, 30 x 40 inches. This is obviously Barack Obama, but I’m not sure what the news report was about.

Painting - Matt Sesow

Little Prince, 30 x 40 inches. This must be about the new baby lizard born in the United Kingdom. Prince George of Cambridge they called it. Funny name for a lizard..lol See more of Matt’s awesome work from the 31 Days in July series at his website here. More about the project and the works of Dana Ellyn can be found at the 31 days project website here. Matt’s work is also very affordable. He’s an independent artist selling a lot of his work online.

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Hanging Pictures

Hang Pictures #2

 Wall Decorating Ideas

Precise Rules for Hanging Pictures

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It’s not uncommon to see people who have a lot of art who don’t know how to hang it.

Yes, the Wall Art is beautiful, but the way it’s hung takes away from both the art and its surroundings.

So here’s a few simple rules. Follow them, and you’ll get oohs and ahhs from every visitor.

Hanging Pictures – Rule 1 – Aim to have a painting occupy two-thirds to three-quarters of a wall.

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Nashville Interior Designer Beckwith Interiors

Large walls occupied by postage-stamp sized pieces result in art that loses its potential impact.

Rule 2 – Keep your art centered at eye level.

Keeping the art at this height makes it easier for the viewer to appreciate the painting.

Take into account whether you will be sitting or standing when you view a piece. This painting hangs a little lower because it’s in a dining room where it will be seen when sitting.

Rule 3 – Picture Arranging Ideas  The bottom edge of a piece should hang no higher than 6 to 12 inches above the furniture.

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by New York Interior Designer Glenn Gissler Design

The idea is that the painting helps define the space. If it floats too high above furniture it will feel disconnected. If it sits lower, it will help tie together a furniture grouping. Here’s where the 57” rule applies.

 

 Rule 4 – Create a gallery wall tied together by colors, theme or materials.

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New York Interior Designer Thom Filicia Inc.

Taupe, beige and sepia tones come together to create a gallery wall that feels very integrated.

 

 Rule 5 – Make art the inspiration for the entire room. 

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Atlanta Interior Designer Christy Dillard Kratzer

Deep brown and reds were used as a starting point to design the rest of the room, to great success.

 

START WITH THE ART FIRST

Wall decorating

Dahlia I • Rose XXX • Dahlia Bouquet © Jacobson 2013

Yes I like to start with the artwork and then create the rest of the room. But that’s not always possible, so choose art that makes you feel good in Your Room.
If you feel good with the artwork…so will your guests.

Hang Art

Hang Pictures – Eye Level • Dahlia I Painting ©Jacobson 2013

Rotate Your Art. That’s all it takes to redecorate and make your home feel new.
Think seasons and change your room by changing where the art is hanging.
When you move the art, it will look entirely new to you. And your home will feel new too.
I hope you enjoyed this article, learned something new and that you’re inspired to move around some of your art pieces.

Please leave your comment below. I love hearing your thoughts and ideas.

 

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Are You Visiting Palm Springs Soon?

What should you do on the weekend in the Palm Springs area?

  • Shop and have fun at the largest Street Fair in the area?
  • 340 Vendors
  • Arts – Crafts – and much more
  • Free Parking
  • Free Admission

Meet me at the College of the Desert Street Fair. I’m in booth #75, every Saturday and Sunday, October – May.  I do paint in the studio from June thru September. If you’re in town, please call and make an appointment to visit my at home studio. 760.831.1190  You’ll find hanging pictures and wall decorating ideas in my booth at the street fair and at my home/studio.

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Color: Northern Lights

Northern Lights  

Spectacular Norway • Aurora Borealis


March 21, 2012—Multicolored curtains of light fill the skies over northern Norway in a new time-lapse video made from aurora images taken this month. Filmmakers Claus and Anneliese Possberg used about 600 frames to create the video. (Music by Justin Durban, www.justindurban.com) © 2012; Video produced by Dr. Claus & Anneliese Possberg

LET’S TALK ABOUT COLOR

This blog post is about color in art.

Not color on canvas. Color in the Sky. 

I enjoy sharing articles that inform and educate. 

Here’s one that is a reminder of my first experience with an aurora borealis.

I was camping, sleeping outdoors in Montana, and the sky exploded. 

My first thought…being a Chicago born and raised woman…was this the earth coming to an end?

This video shares that experience. 

Now read on and learn about this incredible show of color.  Tell me…

Have you seen an Aurora? Please leave your comments below.

WHAT ARE NORTHERN LIGHTS?

The bright dancing lights of the aurora are actually collisions between electrically charged particles from the sun that enter the earth’s atmosphere. The lights are seen above the magnetic poles of the northern and southern hemispheres. They are known as ‘Aurora borealis’ in the north and ‘Aurora australis’ in the south..
Auroral displays appear in many colours although pale green and pink are the most common. Shades of red, yellow, green, blue, and violet have been reported. The lights appear in many forms from patches or scattered clouds of light to streamers, arcs, rippling curtains or shooting rays that light up the sky with an eerie glow.

WHAT CAUSES THE NORTHERN LIGHTS?

The Northern Lights are actually the result of collisions between gaseous particles in the Earth’s atmosphere with charged particles released from the sun’s atmosphere. Variations in colour are due to the type of gas particles that are colliding. The most common auroral color, a pale yellowish-green, is produced by oxygen molecules located about 60 miles above the earth. Rare, all-red auroras are produced by high-altitude oxygen, at heights of up to 200 miles. Nitrogen produces blue or purplish-red aurora.

The lights of the Aurora generally extend from 80 kilometres (50 miles) to as high as 640 kilometres (400 miles) above the earth’s surface.

WHERE IS THE BEST PLACE TO WATCH THE NORTHERN LIGHTS?

Northern Lights can be seen in the northern or southern hemisphere, in an irregularly shaped oval centred over each magnetic pole. The lights are known as ‘Aurora borealis’ in the north and ‘Aurora australis’ in the south. Scientists have learned that in most instances northern and southern auroras are mirror-like images that occur at the same time, with similar shapes and colors.
Because the phenomena occurs near the magnetic poles, northern lights have been seen as far south as New Orleans in the western hemisphere, while similar locations in the east never experience the mysterious lights. However the best places to watch the lights (in North America) are in the northwestern parts of Canada, particularly the Yukon, Nunavut, Northwest Territories and Alaska. Read More about Northern Lights

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Time Lapse Photography

 Photography 

 Time Lapse Photography

“The Life of Flowers” 

by VOROBYOFF PRODUCTION

Each Flower Is Filmed For Two Days And Photos Collated Within 7 Minutes To Get This Effect.

Thanks to subscriber Gail Foote for sharing this video.

Video – How to create Time Lapse Photography

Here’s a perfect video…Watch how it’s done technically.  Just in case you’re interested in how-to
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Time-lapse photography

is a technique whereby the frequency at which film frames are captured (the frame rate) is much lower than that used to view the sequence.

When played at normal speed, time appears to be moving faster and thus lapsing.

For example, an image of a scene may be captured once every second, then played back at 30 frames per second.

The result is an apparent 30-times speed increase.

Time-lapse photography can be considered the opposite of high speed photography or slow motion.

Processes that would normally appear subtle to the human eye, e.g. the motion of the sun and stars in the sky, become very pronounced.

Photography

Photography • Nikon D7000

Now, there’s a few basic steps to take in creating a time-lapse film:

  • Choose your subject.
  • Figure everything out.
  • Shoot your still photographs.
  • Edit your photography  in Photoshop (Optional).
  • Assemble all your photos together into a video.
  • Edit your vide0 … add titles, music, and all that jazz.

Sure, they seem simple  but along the way it can get really confusing. (Hence, the important of Step #2.) There are countless ways to do shoot time lapse photography, based on what you’re shooting and what equipment you have.

How the Final Time Lapse Photography Movie Appears
Your final movie can end up two ways: blocky or smooth and seamless. With blocky, shots will seem to abruptly change into the next – in a crowded street scene, for example, a person might appear in one part of the screen and then, blip!, suddenly be halfway across the screen in the next frame.

The Magic Formula
Most movies show around 20-30 frames per second; the more frames per second, generally the smoother the movie will play back (though of course, this depends on other things too). If we’re going to make E.T.’s flower come back to life, we’ll want it to be shown at around 24 fps and be smooth and seamless.

We also need to ask how long we want the final movie to be. We’re thinking E.T.’s flower coming back to life to should last around 30 seconds… so, some quick math to find out how many frames we need to capture: Read the complete article here…

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What should you do on the weekend in the Palm Springs area?

  • Shop and have fun at the largest Street Fair in the area?
  • 340 Vendors
  • Arts – Crafts – and much more
  • Free Parking
  • Free Admission

Meet me at the College of the Desert Street Fair. I’m in booth #75, every Saturday and Sunday, October – May.

 

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Holi Festival – India

Holi Festival – India

The Festival of Color

 

 Friday, 9 March 2012 – can last up to 16 Days 

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Holi Festival of Colours

One of the major festivals of India, the Holi Festival is celebrated with enthusiasm and gaiety on the full moon day in the month of Phalgun which is the month of March as per the Gregorian calendar.
Holi Festival is also called the Spring Festival – as it marks the arrival of spring the season of hope and joy. The gloom of the winter goes as Holi promises of bright summer days. Nature too, it seems rejoices at the arrival of Holi Festival and wears its best clothes. Fields get filled with crops promising a good harvest to the farmers and flowers bloom colouring the surroundings and filling fragrance in the air.

Legends
A Hindu festival, Holi has various legends associated with it. The foremost is the legend of demon King Hiranyakashyap who demanded everybody in his kingdom to worship him but his pious son, Prahlad became a devotee of Lord Vishnu. Hiranyakashyap wanted his son to be killed. He asked his sister Holika to enter a blazing fire with Prahlad in her lap as Holika had a boon which made he immune to fire. Story goes that Prahlad was saved by lord himself for his extreme devotion and evil minded Holika was burnt to ashes, for her boon worked only when she entered the fire alone.

Since that time, people light a bonfire, called Holika on the eve of Holi festival and celebrate the victory of good over evil and also the triumph of devotion to god. Children take special delight in the tradition of Holi Festival and this has another legend attached to it. It says that there was once an ogress Dhundhi who used to trouble children in the kingdom of Prithu. She was chased away by children on the day of Holi. Therefore, children are allowed to play pranks at the time of ‘Holika Dahan’.

Some also celebrate the death of evil minded Pootana. The ogress tried to Lord Krishna as an infant by feeding it poisonous milk while executing the plan of Kansa, Krishna’s devil uncle. However, Krishna sucked her blood and brought her end. Some who view the origin of festivals from seasonal cycles believe that Pootana represents winter and her death the cessation and end of winter.

In South India, people worship Kaamadeva- the god of love and passion for his extreme sacrifice. According to a legend, Kaamadeva shot his powerful love arrow on Lord Shiva to revoke his interest in the worldly affairs in the interest of the earth. However, Lord Shiva was enraged as he was in deep mediation and opened his third eye which reduced Kaamadeva to ashes. Though, later on the request of Rati, Kaamadeva’s wife, Shiva was pleased to restore him back.

Play of Colors
Holi Festival Great excitement can be seen in people on the next day when it is actually the time for the play of colours. Shops and offices remain closed for the day and people get all the time to get crazy and whacky. Bright colours of gulal and abeer fill the air and people take turns in pouring colour water over each other. Children take special delight in spraying colours on one another with their pichkaris and throwing water balloons and passers by. Women and senior citizen form groups called tolis and move in colonies – applying colours and exchanging greetings. Songs, dance on the rhythm of dholak and mouthwatering Holi delicacies are the other highlights of the day.

Expression of Love
Lovers too long to apply colours on their beloved. This has a popular legend behind it. It is said that the naughty and mischievous Lord Krishna started the trend of playing colours. He applied colour on her beloved Radha to make her one like him. The trend soon gained popularity amongst the masses. No wonder, there is no match to the Holi of Mathura, Vrindavan and Barsana – the places associated with the birth and childhood of Radha and Krishna.
Ecstasy of Bhang
There is also a tradition of consuming the very intoxicating bhang on this day to further enhance the spirit of Holi. It is so much fun to watch the otherwise sober people making a clown of themselves in full public display. Some, however, take bhang in excess and spoil the spirit. Caution should therefore be taken while consuming bhang delicacies.

Sober Evening
After a funfilled and exciting day, the evenings are spent in sobriety when people meet friends and relatives and exchange sweets and festive greetings.

It is said the spirit of Holi encourages the feeling of brotherhood in society and even the enemies turn friend on this day. People of all communities and even religions participate in this joyous and colorful holi festival and strengthen the secular fabric of the nation.
(Source: www.holifestival.org)

[Artist Kyle Lambert] Beyonce

Beyoncé 

Artist: Kyle Lambert

iPad Painting

Brushes App for the iPad

This iPad finger painting of Beyoncé was my first serious attempt at painting with an iPad.

It took 8 hours to complete in June 2010, only weeks after I purchased my first iPad.

It was painted in the Brushes iPad app and exported as a video using the Brushes viewer application.

Beyonce • iPad Painting • Kyle Lambert

Viral

On the 1st July 2010, I uploaded a speeded up video of the painting to YouTube and the video quickly began to draw attention. Within the first few days the video was viewed around 200,000 times and featured on a number of popular technology websites – Including Macworld.com, TUAW and Cnet.

Beyoncé

Amazingly, the video was spotted by Sony Music and featured on Beyoncé’s official website. Since then the video went on to be viewed almost half a million times and featured on BBC’s – The One Show and at the Macworld Expo 2011 in San Francisco.

Will Smith • Digital Painting • Kyle Lambert

Digital Oil

Moving from painting with oil paints on canvas to pixels was a big step for me as an artist.

My initial worries were that I wouldn’t be able to produce loose work in the same way you could with a real paint brush.

For this painting of Will Smith I decided to create a few new paint brushes to simulate paint brush strokes.

The resulting image was exactly what I wanted to achieve.

On first glance it has all of the characteristics of a loose portrait painted with oils.

My inspirations for this piece were the incredible paintings by Jenny Saville.

Details

Date created : February 2009
Purpose : Painting Experiment
Duration : 4 hours

Tools used :
– Adobe Photoshop
– Wacom Intuos 3

You’ve now met one of my inspirations for painting. Hope you’ve enjoyed meeting artist Kyle Lambert.

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[Artists] Mindy Lighthipe Watercolor

How to Paint White Flowers

‘A Dirty Little Trick’

 Botanical Watercolor Artist…Mindy Lighthipe

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White Tulip Close-Up • © Mindy Lighthipe

Guest Post by Mindy Lighthipe

White flowers are always a huge challenge for botanical artists.

I find that many artists use grey and the flowers look muddy.

I took a class with artist Margaret Saul on painting white flowers and she recommended that you mix red, yellow and blue to create greys.

You can create greys that have pink, lavender and green shades.

This is great advice so that all the shadows are subtle shades of muted pastels.

I find that this works well.

White Color Tip

In conjunction with using this technique I also experimented with something on my own.

I went to my local Home Depot and went to the paint department.

They have all the paint chips from the manufacturers for free.

I took as many as I could without looking like a kleptomaniac, and they were all shades of white.

It is amazing how many different shades of white there are!

I then took my watercolor paper and punched a hole with a hole punch and placed it over the paint chips to decide which “tint” of white I wanted to use.

Here is a break down of what I did:

1. Use artist masking fluid to completely cover the white flowers. Leave the stems and leaves alone and let the masking fluid dry completely.

2. Test out colors. Let them dry. Watercolor usually dries a bit darker. You want the color to hardly be noticeable.

3. Mix up enough color to paint the entire sheet of watercolor paper. (use lots of water and thoroughly mix)

4. Wet the watercolor paper with a big flat brush. Let the water soak in but the surface should shimmer. I use 300lb paper so it is not necessary to tape it down. If you are using thinner paper you will need to tape it down.

5. Apply the pale watercolor wash as evenly as possible to the entire area, work horizontally. Let it dry.

6. If the tint is too light re-wet and apply a second layer, this time vertically.

7. When paper is dry remove the masking fluid. Don’t leave the masking fluid on for more than 24 hours. You now have a slightly tinted background color which makes the white of the paper whiter and brighter. It helps to make the whites crisp and clean and the background still looks white.

Try it out and let me know how it works for you!
Mindy Lighthipe’s art: https://www.botanicalartpainting.com

Artistic Painting & Photography Tour – Costa Rica   February 1-10, 2012
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[New Products] Sports • Tennis • Golf

New Sports Items from the Studio

Golf and Tennis Art for The Table

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Palm Springs – Then

Bob Hope - Golf - Palm Springs CA

Bob Hope and Son • O'Donnell Golf Club

 

Golf History in Palm Springs

Located in downtown Palm Springs, O’Donnell is the oldest course in the Coachella Valley.
O’ Donnell Golf Club was built by Thomas A. O’Donnell, an oilman who came to Palm Springs in the mid-1920s.
O’Donnell uniquely combines challenging golf with a casual, relaxing atmosphere in the heart of downtown Palm Springs
Beautiful vistas and impeccable conditions make this a truly fun course to play.

Today in Palm Springs

Two of the most popular tournaments in the area.

Name Change: Bob Hope Classic is now the Humana Challenge

January 19 – January 22, 2012 • PGA West • LaQuinta

Name Change: Dinah Shore is now the Kraft Nabisco

March 25 – April 1, 2012 Mission Hills Country Club • Rancho Mirage

New Art from the Studio

With all of the focus on Palm Spring sports, I decided it was time to do a little sports painting.

  • Background painting first • plaid fabric
  • I had much fun painting the golf ball next
  • Copied the golf ball.
  • Then I digitally pasted it onto the plaid background
  • Threw in (actually painted in) some colorful tees
  • Bottomline…Art…Balls and Tees on Plaid

Tennis is also an important sport here in the valley. I did the same concept with the tennis ball.

  • Background painting first • strings from a tennis racket
  • Tennis ball painted on top of the strings
  • Art – Tennis on Strings

Serving Tray • Cutting Board • Golf

 

Cutting Board - Serving Tray - Cheese

Serving Tray • Cutting Board

Color and Personality to Your Counter Tops and Table!

•    Serving Tray – breads, cheese, fruits and appetizers.
•    Trivet – Heat Resistant up to 536 degrees
•    Cutting Boards – non skid glass with non-slip feet

  • Tempered Glass
  • Odor and stain resistant – Hygienic surface
  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Counter Top Saver – useable working surface in the kitchen
  • Made in the USA
  • Small • Cutting Boards • Serving Trays – Size: 8 inch x 11 inch • $50.00
  • Large • Cutting Boards • Serving Trays – Size: 12 inch x 15 inch • $70.00
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Coaster Tile Art • Golf and Tennis

Coasters - Tile Art -Tennis

Tennis on Strings - Coaster

 

Coasters Size: 4.25″ x 4.25″


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Lotus Bud – Coasters – Tile Art

“Lotus Bud” painting by artist Jackie Jacobson is transformed into beautiful ceramic tile coasters.

Lotus have made their way to the tile art coasters. Waterlilies are the perfect subject for a Jackie Jacobson painting.

Lotus Bud, has been added to Tile Art coasters for home or office.

“I love hanging out at water gardens. This lotus flower was captured at the incredible “Lotusland” in Montecito, California. The tours are by appointment and it takes about one year to get the appointment. Good luck brought me to this incredible estate. When in the area, try to see this magnificent place. ”

Display your Lotus Bud ceramic tile coasters on an easel as a fine art painting on tile.

At dinner – move the coasters to your table for a colorful floral display.

Tile art for your kitchen or bath is a unique display of art and color, using these distinctive lotus ceramic tile coasters.

Tile Art

Ceramic Tile Coasters

Coasters Size: 4.25″ x 4.25″

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  • Glossy Ceramic Tile Coasters
  • Bottom Surface: 3.75 inch x 3.75 inch cork back to protect counter tops and tables or any surface the tile sits on.
  • Display Fine Art Coaster on an Easel
  • Use as a Table Coaster or Bar Coaster
  • Hang as Wall Art
  • Kitchen Tile Back-splashDecorative Tile

Inkjet sublimation is the process used to decorate the ceramic tile coaster, using The Tile Master™ heat press. Epson Inkjet printers and sublimation inks print the transfers used to sublimate the tile coasters with unique artwork by Jackie Jacobson. The one absolute requirement of this process is that the tiles must have a polymer coating on them. When a tile is decorated using the sublimation process the image is transferred into the polymer coating and actually becomes a part of it.
The tile art coasters are manufactured in the Jackie Jacobson Studios in the Palm Springs area. Stop by the studios for a tour of the tile art production.

Join Me in the Studio

Are You Visiting Palm Springs Soon?

What should you do on the weekend in the Palm Springs area?

  • Shop and have fun at the largest Street Fair in the area?
  • 340 Vendors
  • Arts – Crafts – and much more
  • Free Parking
  • Free Admission

Meet me at the College of the Desert Street Fair. I’m in booth #75, every Saturday and Sunday, October – May.

Personal Studio Tour

Call ahead for an appointment to have your tour of my studio and gallery in Palm Springs. 760.831.1190.

I love spending time with people who are interested in art, painting and meeting the artist.

Recent visitors from Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Chicago, New York, Boston, and Vancouver BC have all enjoyed their art studio visits. If your vacation brings you to Palm Desert Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, La Quinta, Indio, Desert Hot Springs, Banning, Yucca Valley, East Hemet, Coachella, San Jacinto, Hemet, Beaumont, Yucaipa, Twentynine Palms, or any other close by city, then definitely drop by when you are in the area.

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Waterlily Yellow – Coasters – Tile Art

“Waterlily Yellow” painting by artist Jackie Jacobson is transformed into beautiful ceramic tile coasters.

Waterlilies have made their way to the tile art coasters. Waterlilies are the perfect subject for a Jackie Jacobson painting.

Waterlily Yellow, has been added to Tile Art coasters for home or office.

“I love hanging out at waterlily gardens. One of my favorites is at the Mission San Juan Capistrano. Their assortment of incredible water flowers is always unique and changing. This waterlily garden is definitely worth a visit. ”

Display your Waterlily Yellow ceramic tile coasters on an easel as a fine art painting on tile.

At dinner – move the coasters to your table for a colorful floral display.

Tile art for your kitchen or bath is a unique display of art and color, using these distinctive waterlily ceramic tile coasters.

Tile Art

Ceramic Tile Coasters

Coasters Size: 4.25″ x 4.25″

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  • Glossy Ceramic Tile Coasters
  • Bottom Surface: 3.75 inch x 3.75 inch cork back to protect counter tops and tables or any surface the tile sits on.
  • Display Fine Art Coaster on an Easel
  • Use as a Table Coaster or Bar Coaster
  • Hang as Wall Art
  • Kitchen Tile Back-splashDecorative Tile

Inkjet sublimation is the process used to decorate the ceramic tile coaster, using The Tile Master™ heat press. Epson Inkjet printers and sublimation inks print the transfers used to sublimate the tile coasters with unique artwork by Jackie Jacobson. The one absolute requirement of this process is that the tiles must have a polymer coating on them. When a tile is decorated using the sublimation process the image is transferred into the polymer coating and actually becomes a part of it.
The tile art coasters are manufactured in the Jackie Jacobson Studios in the Palm Springs area. Stop by the studios for a tour of the tile art production.

Join Me in the Studio

Are You Visiting Palm Springs Soon?

What should you do on the weekend in the Palm Springs area?

  • Shop and have fun at the largest Street Fair in the area?
  • 340 Vendors
  • Arts – Crafts – and much more
  • Free Parking
  • Free Admission

Meet me at the College of the Desert Street Fair. I’m in booth #75, every Saturday and Sunday, October – May.

Personal Studio Tour

Call ahead for an appointment to have your tour of my studio and gallery in Palm Springs. 760.831.1190.

I love spending time with people who are interested in art, painting and meeting the artist.

Recent visitors from Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Chicago, New York, Boston, and Vancouver BC have all enjoyed their art studio visits. If your vacation brings you to Palm Desert Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, La Quinta, Indio, Desert Hot Springs, Banning, Yucca Valley, East Hemet, Coachella, San Jacinto, Hemet, Beaumont, Yucaipa, Twentynine Palms, or any other close by city, then definitely drop by when you are in the area.

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Seashells Gold – Coasters – Tile Art

“Seashells Gold” painting by artist Jackie Jacobson is transformed into beautiful ceramic tile coasters.

The much requested seashells have made their way to the tile art coasters. Seashells are the perfect subject for a Jackie Jacobson painting.

Seashells Gold, the irst in the series of seashell paintings, has been added to Tile Art coasters for home or office.

“Collecting seashells on Sanibel Island and then sorting them into groups of color was a fun way to spend 5 days. The colors really became vidid after I cleaned them with muriatic acid. Fun memories.”

Display your Seashells Gold ceramic tile coasters on an easel as a fine art painting on tile.

At dinner – move the coasters to your table for a colorful floral display.

Tile art for your kitchen or bath is a unique display of art and color, using these distinctive seashell ceramic tile coasters.

Tile Art

Ceramic Tile Coasters

Coasters Size: 4.25″ x 4.25″

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  • Glossy Ceramic Tile Coasters
  • Bottom Surface: 3.75 inch x 3.75 inch cork back to protect counter tops and tables or any surface the tile sits on.
  • Display Fine Art Coaster on an Easel
  • Use as a Table Coaster or Bar Coaster
  • Hang as Wall Art
  • Kitchen Tile Back-splashDecorative Tile

Inkjet sublimation is the process used to decorate the ceramic tile coaster, using The Tile Master™ heat press. Epson Inkjet printers and sublimation inks print the transfers used to sublimate the tile coasters with unique artwork by Jackie Jacobson. The one absolute requirement of this process is that the tiles must have a polymer coating on them. When a tile is decorated using the sublimation process the image is transferred into the polymer coating and actually becomes a part of it.
The tile art coasters are manufactured in the Jackie Jacobson Studios in the Palm Springs area. Stop by the studios for a tour of the tile art production.

Join Me in the Studio

Are You Visiting Palm Springs Soon?

What should you do on the weekend in the Palm Springs area?

  • Shop and have fun at the largest Street Fair in the area?
  • 340 Vendors
  • Arts – Crafts – and much more
  • Free Parking
  • Free Admission

Meet me at the College of the Desert Street Fair. I’m in booth #75, every Saturday and Sunday, October – May.

Personal Studio Tour

Call ahead for an appointment to have your tour of my studio and gallery in Palm Springs. 760.831.1190.

I love spending time with people who are interested in art, painting and meeting the artist.

Recent visitors from Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Portland, Seattle, Chicago, New York, Boston, and Vancouver BC have all enjoyed their art studio visits. If your vacation brings you to Palm Desert Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, La Quinta, Indio, Desert Hot Springs, Banning, Yucca Valley, East Hemet, Coachella, San Jacinto, Hemet, Beaumont, Yucaipa, Twentynine Palms, or any other close by city, then definitely drop by when you are in the area.

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Tile Mural – Bird of Paradise II

Tile Mural – BOP II – Tile Art

painting by California artist Jackie Jacobson transformed into a beautiful ceramic tile mural. The first Bird of Paradise flower painting in the tropical group, was inspired by the rich colors of the flower. Tropical flowers add color and excitement to any room.

Tile Art has become a new, exciting and important element in home decor. Artist Jackie Jacobson has taken her painting Bird of Paradise II and transferred it to a four tile art mural; mounted, framed and ready to hang. The Mini Tile Mural collection features some of Jacobson’s most important flower paintings transferred to high gloss ceramic tiles. The benefits of a painting on tiles is that they can be hung in bathrooms, kitchen, swimming pools and areas where water splashes. Water is not a problem with this tile art.

Decorate your home or office

with awe-inspiring framed tile murals. Beautiful art tile murals are the touches that give any room a completed look. Hang as an accent art piece. Groupings of the tile murals enhance today’s home decor. Need a larger art tile piece? The tile murals are also available in 24″ x 24″ and 24″ x 30″ sizes. For more information contact Jackie by email at jackie@jackiejacobson.com All tile art is now manufactured in the Jackie Jacobson Art Studios, in Indio, California. Custom orders are welcomed.

Need A Gift? A tile art mural. Perfect !

Do you know someone who could use a distinctive piece of art? Why not give them something exceptional and unique, that they will enjoy for years – an art tile mural by artist Jackie Jacobson? In addition to the framed tile art murals, don’t forget Jackie Jacobson’s flower paintings on Greeting Cards/Notecards or Tile Art Coasters.

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Gallery Black Frame Size : 10″ wide x 10″ high

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VIDEO – Watch Tile Murals to Street Fair


Here are some ideas for larger sized tile murals. The newest collection of tile murals are ready to hang, both custom framed and unframed. Perfect for outdoors and indoors.

Are you planning a visit to the Palm Springs, California area? Meet me at the College of the Desert Street Fair. I’m in booth #75, every Saturday and Sunday, October – May. Or call ahead for an appointment to have a personal tour of my studio and gallery in Palm Springs. 760.831.1190. I love spending time with people who are interested in art, painting and meeting the artist. Recent California visitors from Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and Portland, Seattle, Chicago, New York, Boston, and Vancouver BC have all enjoyed their art studio visits. If your vacation brings you to Palm Desert, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, La Quinta, Indio, Desert Hot Springs, Banning, Yucca Valley, East Hemet, Coachella, San Jacinto, Hemet, Beaumont, Yucaipa, Twentynine Palms, or any other close b

Video – Tile Murals

Title: Tile Murals to Street Fair   Time: 5:23 min

RETURN TO THE STREET FAIR


It‘s that time of year.

 

The vacation is over, and it’s time to return to the street fair. This year is exciting. I did a little more than play this summer. We’ve created a whole new group of Tile Art.

Today’s video previews the new tile murals, which we’ll be showing at the COD Street Fair, in Palm Desert, CA., starting Saturday Oct. 2. This video features the tile art murals mounted, and ready to hang indoors our outdoors. That’s what makes this presentation of the paintings by artist Jackie Jacobson on tiles so very exciting. These tile murals are perfect for areas where water is involved. Water is no problem for tile art, tile murals, or as a matter of fact, tile anything.

So please sit back for about 5 minutes and enjoy. If you can’t get out to the street fair, view the tile art  on the website. I’m adding new items weekly, but here you can see the tile coasters and mini murals available for order online. Definitely contact me via email if you are interested in any size tile mural. I’m happy to custom make a mural to your size needs.

MEET ME AT THE FAIR

Are you planning a visit to the Palm Springs, California area? Meet me at the College of the Desert Street Fair. I’m in booth #75, every Saturday and Sunday, October – May. Or call ahead for an appointment to have a personal tour of my studio and gallery in Palm Springs. 760.831.1190. I love spending time with people who are interested in art, painting and meeting the artist. Recent California visitors from Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, and Portland, Seattle, Chicago, New York, Boston, and Vancouver BC have all enjoyed their art studio visits. If your vacation brings you to Palm Desert, Cathedral City, Rancho Mirage, La Quinta, Indio, Desert Hot Springs, Banning, Yucca Valley, East Hemet, Coachella, San Jacinto, Hemet, Beaumont, Yucaipa, Twentynine Palms, or any other close by city, then definitely drop by when you are in the area