Artist’s Toolkit ~ Lorraine Khachatourians

I spent some thinking about what might be in my toolkit that I rely on the most. Brushes, paints, panels? Then it occurred to me that what I use the most, and is the basis for creating any work are my eyes. When I began to learn about painting and drawing, I realized I neededContinue reading “Artist’s Toolkit ~ Lorraine Khachatourians”

My Favourite Things ~ Paige Mortensen

My favourite things in my artist toolkit are my irons. Watercolour batik is all about the wax, and to be useful the wax needs to be melted. First I have a small encaustic iron that folds down to make a small skillet for melting the wax. I then use sponges, brushes or stamps to putContinue reading “My Favourite Things ~ Paige Mortensen”

My Favorite Thing ~ Patricia Katz

The Winsor Newton Watercolour Field Kit I love to travel, and I love to sketch. So I always take my watercolour paints and a sketchbook with me when I am on the move. Although I have several different travel palettes, one of my favorites is the Field Kit sold by Winsor Newton. I love howContinue reading “My Favorite Thing ~ Patricia Katz”

Coming in November ~ a one day Open Studio Show and Sale!

On Monday November 27, the Artists’ Workshop is going to be holding a one day only Open Studio Show and Sale at our studio space at the Grace Westminster Auditorium. The studio will be open from 11 am to 9 pm. We will also have many of the artists working, so you can see ourContinue reading “Coming in November ~ a one day Open Studio Show and Sale!”

Spotlight on ~ Margaret Bremner

I have never been a painter of local landscapes. While houses and buildings, trees and skies are recurring subjects, they are figments of my imagination, realistic-enough looking, but wonky and whimsical. I hope that my artwork uplifts the spirits, is a source of comfort and tranquility, and reinvigorates a sense of the sacred.   ForContinue reading “Spotlight on ~ Margaret Bremner”