Endless Horizons: 14000 feet to Sea Level – The Artwork

October 9, 2015

Endless Horizon: 14000 feet to Sea Level September 24 – October 18 Spark Gallery, Denver, Colorado Artist Talk – October 11 – 2pm Spark Gallery 900 Santa Fe Drive Denver, CO 80204 Hours: Thursday 12-5 pm | Friday 12-9 pm | Saturday 12-5 pm | Sunday 1-4 pm sparkgallery.com   Exhibit Statement In April 2015 […]

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The Show is Open!!!

September 26, 2015

  My exhibit opened last night and I had a wonderful time connecting with friends I hadn’t seen in months.  Thank you to all who attended.   For those of you that couldn’t make the show I’ll spare photos of the full show later this week.   In the meantime here is the first piece….. […]

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Show Prep…. Opening in 2 days!!!!

September 22, 2015

  Yesterday I hung most of the artwork for my show.  I still have a todo list a mile long to get ready for opening day on thursday.  So back to the studio for me. And for you a few photos of the hanging….   Step 1 – move the movable walls into place….   […]

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We Love Color and We Love Organizing the Studio

September 10, 2015

Stepping Stones #1 ©2011 Lisa Call 40 x 60 inches Textile Painting (Robert Kaufman Kona Cotton Solid fabrics, cotton batting, cotton thread) Book Available for Purchase Several years ago one of my textile paintings was included in the book We Love Color – a sort of modern quilt type how-to book. I was invited by […]

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Next up – Paint

September 8, 2015

Hello from Colorado! I’ve been back in Denver 48 hours and I’m already in the studio working. My show opens in about two weeks and I’ve still got work to do to finish the artwork.  Nothing like a deadline to stop jet-lag in its tracks. One big project I need to complete before the opening […]

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Deadline for Working in a Series and Abstraction Registration

September 3, 2015

Angeline Martinez Palm Trees ©2012 Angeline Martinez Acrylic and Encaustic Angelines’s website and blog “For a year my main studio was my sketchbook as I had no space to paint. Now that I have an art studio space I craved painting. Yet I faced fear. Unrelenting fear. The voice in my head was saying “Did […]

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I have the information to take my artwork to a new level

August 30, 2015

    A while back I was the guest over on Creative Insurgents.  I’ve know Cory Huff for several years and was honored when asked to be on his show. Of course the topic turned to my thoughts on working in a series and artists studio habits in general. If you are curious about the […]

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Tools not Rules: Design Elements

August 26, 2015

Mary Beth Thorne Design Elements Exercises ©2015 Mary Beth Thorne   “Thanks so much for the really encouraging words on my latest assignment! But I do realize that the reason for your good words is you and this class. I have thought many times that you tailored this class for me … with the content, […]

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The Art and Science of Dyeing

August 25, 2015

Newly Dyed Fabric Step 1 – Make Colors The first part of making my artwork is to create color.  Unlike a painter that can mix any color they’d like as they go along, I pre-build my palette by dyeing fabric. Like a painter I mix the colors I want from the basics – red, yellow […]

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Portals Exhibit Closing on Friday

August 25, 2015

Portals #7 ©Lisa Call 12″ x 12″ On stretched canvas $520 Hand Painted Portals This friday is the closing of my exhibit of Portals textile paintings at Bluestone Fine Art Gallery. Today I share the smallest of the artwork on exhibit in the gallery. They are made from fabric that I hand painted and stamped […]

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