Welcome to Artful Weekend -our listing of area art exhibits and events- This weekend: November 2022 Exhibit, IMPRESSIONS AND BIOMES by Nada Romanos Abizaid, and The Art of Transformation at the League; Abdulrahman Naanseh: The Kingdom of Red Lines at Mason Exhibitions; What Brings Me Joy at Capitol Hill Arts Workshop; and Jenny Wilson Paintings and Collage at […]

I’m always brought up short when a name which has been very familiar to me for the last two decades of the online art world suddenly comes up on Facebook for all the wrong reasons. Steve Doherty (known formally as M. Stephen Doherty) died of a heart attack on Saturday 12th […]

The first three lessons in my Intro to Classical Drawing course are posted free here on my blog, so you can get a feel for the type and quality of training you can expect from all my online instruction. Welcome! Classical drawing starts with a specific way of sharpening our […]

The Artist, the Poet, the Lover of Women. Holger Drachmann The subject of this week’s blog is the nineteenth century Danish poet, dramatist and painter Holger Drachmann. Holger Henrik Herholdt Drachmann was born on October 9th, 1846 in Copenhagen. He was the son of Andreas Drachmann and his wife Vilhelmine.  […]

These paper luminaries began as a project for our December “Solstice” guide. I was so inspired by how they turned out that I ordered a star hole punch and just kept making more! The idea started as a simple cutting and hole punching station for children using construction paper. In […]