Artist group in Minnetonka, Excelsior Area
Panel Discussion at Excelsior Library
October 11, 2017
MINNETONKA, MN – Individual local artists came together in December 2016 to enhance the business side of their art experience. The artists connected at the Excelsior Library, MN while taking business classes for artists. The classes taught how to start, maintain and enhance many career oriented aspects of running one’s own business. These five artists decided afterwards that collaborating while exercising what they learned would be beneficial. They had a successful art show in May of 2017. Now they support one another’s endeavors and are returning to the library on October 28th, 2017 to have a panel discussion for other artists attending the same business classes they did one year ago. Artists include: Ellen Sweetman, Pieter Maas, Missy Moore, Steve Holzgreafe, and Diane Pearson.
The Springstep Collective will be giving a panel talk at the Excelsior Library on October 28th 2017 at 1pm.
Springstep Collective: A Conversation With Local Artists
Congratulations to our very own Pieter Mass for making the cover of the latest edition of Metalsmith Quarterly.
As a group we truly appreciate all of the support and encouragement. We hope you had a great time and enjoyed the event. Please continue to follow us here and elsewhere online for news on any future events.
We would also like to announce Grace Sheely as the winner of the drawing for the original work of art “Good Girl” by Melissa Moore.
Hope to see you this Sunday May 7 at the Pop-up Gallery!
English botanical watercolor technique starts by applying layers of transparent washes, with a very small brush. Then moving into dry brush technique to continue to build up colors and form.Orchids are a great subject to study and paint because they stay nice as time goes by in the botanical painting process.
I took lots of pictures when I started six weeks ago. These are to use as reference material because the flower changed with time.Watercolor palette, using the “skins”of the watercolor paint. And paint brushes.
Only thing left for me to do…….my signature!