See you in September…

Our next meeting will be at Canterbury United Methodist Church on Thursday, September 18th at noon.  We hope to introduce you to our new Layout Editor, Bev Bates, and Content Editor, Mara Jambour (a brand new member!).  Dee Falls will take over from Clair Hennings as Secretary.  A huge thank you to Emily Brown, our previous Editor, and to all those who continue to lend a hand when needed.

We welcome the participation of ALL our members!  If you have a special skill or interest, please be thinking about how you can contribute as our club continues to grow.  We’d love to have all our members actively involved.

You should have received a copy of our directory via email.  We also have it available password-protected online.  Please make an effort to check your information for accuracy, and use it often to get to know your fellow members.

See you in September!

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Exciting Portrait Workshop in October!

To download the brochure for this October portrait workshop, please click Edgerton Workshop 2014 Birmingham.

Tuition: $520.00, plus $30 model fee; $150 deposit due at registration, balance due Oct. 1. $30.00 discount for early registration by September 5. Class enrollment will be limited to 16 students, with a minimum enrollment of 8 students.  To visit Tom Edgerton’s  website, please click the image below.

Our member Laura Murphey took a workshop this spring that got her so excited that she wanted to share it with y'all! Her efforts to bring this famous artist to Birmingham have paid off. The workshop is now sponsored by Portraits, Inc as the artist is part of their nation-wide stable of fine portrait artists. The brochure is attached.  Please take a look at the brochure to enjoy his breath-taking work! Even if you do not do portraits you can learn so much from an artist of his caliber!  Monday-Thursday, Oct. 27-30 9:00-4:00 Limited class size, reserve now  Six-time Portrait Society of America award winner Tom Edgerton brings to Birmingham a comprehensive, four-day workshop in the fine art of portraiture. ​ Visit his web site at www.tomedgerton.com ​ His easy-going, friendly style offers a wonderful opportunity to learn how to compose the portrait, light the subject, use various tools, work from a live model, and study a number of approaches to the color palette. Tom will demonstrate techniques, and students will have ample easel time with individual attention. In addition, students will be able to bring a painting for a special critique session. Tom will be demonstrating in oils, but many of the concepts he teaches are valuable to students working in other media. While he teaches at all skill levels, some working familiarity with your chosen medium is necessary.

Our member Laura Murphey took a workshop this spring that got her so excited that she wanted to share it with y’all! Her efforts to bring this famous artist to Birmingham have paid off. The workshop is now sponsored by Portraits, Inc as the artist is part of their nation-wide stable of fine portrait artists. The brochure is attached. Please take a look at the brochure to enjoy his breath-taking work! Even if you do not do portraits you can learn so much from an artist of his caliber!
Monday-Thursday, Oct. 27-30
9:00-4:00
Limited class size, reserve now
Six-time Portrait Society of America award winner Tom Edgerton brings to Birmingham a comprehensive, four-day workshop in the fine art of portraiture. ​
Visit his web site at http://www.tomedgerton.com ​ His easy-going, friendly style offers a wonderful opportunity to learn how to compose the portrait, light the subject, use various tools, work from a live model, and study a number of approaches to the color palette. Tom will demonstrate techniques, and students will have ample easel time with individual attention. In addition, students will be able to bring a painting for a special critique session.
Tom will be demonstrating in oils, but many of the concepts he teaches are valuable to students working in other media. While he teaches at all skill levels, some working familiarity with your chosen medium is necessary.

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