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"The level of achievement that we have at anything is a reflection of how well we were able to focus on it."
-Steve Vai

Thursday, March 5, 2009

Teaching 'Introduction to Caricature.'

This summer I am teaching my Introduction to Caricature class at the Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities.
The Arvada Center is a wonderful arts facility, and I am really looking forward to being a member of the faculty.

Here is the link to the course:

To find out more about my other classes, go to my Art Instruction blog:

Watch this fascinating 3-minute video clip on YouTube: John Cleese as a Caricature - Human Face, The
It is an excellent clip about the art of caricature - and how it relates to the way the human brain works.

Artwork On Display at Bella Notte in Golden, CO

Noble Stallion has been sold to a private collector! Thanks so much to Nicco from Bella Notte.

My piece "Noble Stallion" is now framed, on display and for sale at Bella Notte in beautful Golden, CO. Along with the framed piece, a small selection of greeting cards featuring "Cupid" are also for sale, along with brochures promoting portrait commissions.
The piece had suffered damage in transit from Florida, and had to be almost completely reworked. No matter, I am very happy with the final product.
Bella Notte is a beautiful shop, smack-dab in the middle of downtown Golden, a great location. The piece goes on display just in time for the March 'first Friday' art walk.
This is my first piece on display since moving to Colorado; a good step forward for me in the local marketplace, the first of many to come.
The owner is a delightful woman, very enthusiastic about carrying my artwork, and promoting my portrait skills.
Here is a picture of the finished piece:

Noble Stallion;
Charcoal, 11" x 14"

And, in case you haven't seen it, here is Cupid:

And here is the flyer: