Naturally Blue Flowers: EBSQ May Exhibit

Naturally Blue Flowers - May 2015

Last month’s exhibit was restricted to photography only. This month we’ve opened the door! You can paint/draw/ photograph your entries but they must be naturally blue flowers, like forget-me-nots. Other examples include hydrangeas, salvias, and Himalayan poppies.

Deadline to enter is May 31st!

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Quitting Your Day Job

Published on Apr 9, 2015

I recently received an email asking for advice on how one quits their day job and starts an independent career in art. It’s a question I get from time to time, and I thought I’d take a moment today and give some advice to people who are thinking about it.

Link to my Drawing Comics class: http://svslearn.com/#/classDetail/-Jk…

Pen I’m using: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B001…

Pencil I’m using: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003…

Paper I’m drawing on: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000…

Website: http://mrjakeparker.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/mrjakeparker
Instagram: http://instagram.com/jakeparker#
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jakeparkerart

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EBSQ April Exhibit Winners

Congratulations to our Raindrops on Roses exhibit winners!

Member’s Choice:

The Lonely Petunia by Vicky Knowles

Member’s Mention:

Drip Drop by Lisa Miller

Cloud Choice:

Boop Boop a Doop by Susan Linville

Cloud Mention:

Loop-de-Loop by Susan Linville

 

 

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Kickstarter: Help me Build my Portfolio

EBSQ artist Tabatha Rhodes is running a Kickstarter!

What is an artist without a portfolio to back them up? I am shifting my artistic path and I need your help to rebuild my portfolio.

Tabatha Rhodes Kickstarter

Tabatha Rhodes is taking the plunge! She wants to build a career in art with pet portraits. Will you help her? The campaign is already 96% funded, but there are still 22 days left to take advantage of the great rewards she’s offering.

I’ve chosen the $10 Pledge for a Digital “PetHedz” Portrait of my cat Drusilla:

A digital drawing of your pet or animal of your choice done in my “PetHedz” style delivered to you via e-mail. This will be formatted for printing (think mugs, phone cases, pillows!) or to use on the internet or whatever you want!

I can’t wait! Check out Tabatha’s Kickstarter today! http://kck.st/1Dn5RAI

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Carolyn Schiffhouer: Digital Photographic Artistry

EBSQ Artist Carolyn Schiffhouer has a solo show running now till May 31 at the Red Brick Gallery in Foxburg, Pa. If you’re in the area don’t miss out on her beautiful visions!

Where and When:

April 24 – May 31

Red Brick Gallery
17 Main St.
Foxburg, Pa

Hours:
Friday 2:00 – 6:00
Saturday 11:00 – 7:00
Sunday 12:00 – 4:00

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A Watercolor for Wednesday

Beautiful! Be sure to check out Ben DeLuca’s Youtube Channel for more time lapse videos.

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EBSQ March Exhibit Winners

Congratulations to our Chicken or Goat exhibit winners!

Member’s Choice:

When I Grow up by Heather Sims

Member’s Mention:

Carousel Goat by Carolyn Schiffhouer

Cloud Choice:

Camille by S.D. Wyatt

Cloud Mention:

Chicken Girl by Windi Rosson

Exhibit Results:

23 Chickens

6 Goats

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Raindrops on Roses: EBSQ April Exhibit

Raindrops on Roses (and other things)

April showers make for some magical outdoor photography. Mundane objects take on a jewel-like quality when wet. This month, we challenge you to get outdoors and show us a bit of that discovered magic. This exhibit is not restricted to only roses. Show us your raindrops on anything!

Enter now till April 30th!

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Window Light Oil Painting Demo

If you’re not familiar with the art of Dave Palumbo, you’re missing out, but not for long. I hope this beautiful time-lapse demo inspires you!

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Friday Five: Art Seen

I think Spring has come to EBSQ. Here’s a peek at some of the fantastic, fresh art from the EBSQ front page.

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