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February 2020 Newsletter

EVENTS

WORKSHOPS

CLASSES

Houston Area Oil Painters

STOP BY THIS WEEKEND

Meet Tom LaRock, Beau Crump, George Bramlett, Debra Riley, Juan Cantavella and Lois Blackburne February 7th between 5 and 8 pm for the opening reception.

Exhibit times from February 7th through the 9th during normal gallery hours.

 

EVENTS

Participate, Share, and Celebrate the Arts

12 X 12 Annual Art Auction

MAY THE BIDDING continue...

NOW through FEBRUARY 29, 2020

Proceeds will go to Montgomery County Senior high school winners of the CAL Students Awards Show. 

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After two weeks, we have raised almost $2,400 for area students. We have met 24% of our goal and can't wait to see where we finish.

5th Annual Madeley National

Juried Art Competition

This year’s entries were our largest ever with 302 artists from 39 states entering the show and submitting 684 works of art.

64 entries were selected to hang in the Madeley Gallery and compete for this year’s prize money.

All pieces will be on view at the Gallery from March 5th to the 28th and online during that time at www.conroeartleague.com.

 

SPOTLIGHT ON C.A.L. MEMBERS

JANUARY - FEBRUARY

Many Thanks and Congratulations to our talented and generous members.

WE NOW HAVE OUR 400TH MEMBER 

TWHSAT 2020 COLLECTION SELECTIONS

The Woodlands High School Art Trust has chosen the work of five high school artist. Two of our C.A.L. members, Carye Yount and Zartasha Shah, had thier works purchased.

 
 
 

Zartasha Shah "Lake Houston II" to the left. Carye Yount "Rambling Bliss" above.

2020 HOT TAX GRANT

The Conroe City Council awarded almost $250,000 in grants during its regular meeting Thursday, January 24th. The grant will be funded through tax revenue collected from area hotels. Among many other recipients, Conroe Art League was awarded $15,000 for 2020 for its contribution to the community.

COME CHECK OUT OUR NEW ART HANGING SYSTEM...

BETTER YET, COME DISPLAY YOUR WORK

WORKSHOPS

Learn new tips and tricks within a few days

Alcohol Art!

Painting in Puddles

with Brenda McDougall

This three day workshop will show you the beauty of alcohol inks and resin preserving. 


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BEGINS SOON

 

GET THE LEAD OUT!

Portraits in Colored pencil

with Jesse Lane

This three day workshop will teach you the beauty and power of a simple little pencil. 

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BRING THE OUTSIDE IN.

Landscape Painting en

Plein Air Colors

with Donna Bland

This three day workshop will provide you valuable guidance to create lively landscapes.


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GET MESSY!

Mixed Media Contemporary Landscape

with Holly Hunter Berry

This three day workshop will provide you an opportunity to loosen up and create something new.

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CLASSES

Grow, where ever you are, in your art journey

 

CLASSES FOR ADULTS/ALL

WHAT'S WRONG WITH BEING A LITTLE SHADY?

Come and take in Gary's tips of the trade.

Drawing Classes

with Gary Hernandez

It is not bright colors, but good drawing that makes figures beautiful.  -Titan

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MAKE A STATEMENT!

Come visit with Gary and other classmates and brush up on your skills.

Oil Painting Classes

with Gary Hernandez

Oil Painting is a developed technique. Why go backwards?  -Edvard Munch

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POINT AND CLICK!

Get some helpful tips to capture the world   as you see it. 

Photography Classes

with Ed Gorman

The important thing is not the camera, but the eye.  -Alfred Eisenstaedt

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PAINT LIKE A PRO!

Learn from Juan the everlasting    impression a portrait can leave.

Portraits

with Juan Cantavella

If a figure doesn't look back at you, you forget it.  -Nathan Oliveria

Learn more (8:30 AM Class)
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JUST ADD WATER...

Leave your mark; let Gary help. 

Watercolor Painting with

Gary Hernandez

If I have advice to anybody it's this:   take up watercolor.  -Charles Bukowski

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FROM START TO FINISH!

Learn how to go from a sketch to a      finished piece of art.

Drawing and Oil Painting with

Tom LaRock

As practice makes perfect, I cannot but make progress; each drawing one makes, each study one paints, is a step forward.  -Vincent Van Gogh

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LET YOUR BRUSH LEAD THE WAY!

Everything from drawing to painting.

Acrylic Painting with

Paula Adams

If you could say it in words there would be no reason to paint.  -Edward Hopper

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ART OUTSIDE THE BOX!

Learn how to liven up simple drawings.

Illustration with

Brandon Mabry

An illustration is a visual editorial - it's just as nuanced. Everything that goes into it is a call you make: every color, every line weight, every angle.

- Charles Blow

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CLASSES FOR YOUTH

 
 

ART IN EVERY FORM!

Homeschool Art with

Rebekah Billings

on Wednedays

Learn all types of art mediums.

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ART IN EVERY FORM!

Homeschool Art with

Sara Moons

on Thursdays

Learn all types of art mediums.

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DRAWING 101

Drawing Fundamentals

with Sara Moons

Bring dimension to a paper.

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GROUP CLASSES

 

WHY PAINT ALONE?

Bring your supplies and paint with Mary Williams and the rest of the gang

All mediums and levels welcome


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GET SOME FRESH AIR!

Painting Outdoors with

Kathy Fediw

No instruction, no pressure,

just paint.

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QUICK... SKETCH

Figure Drawing with

a C.A.L. facilitator*

Live model drawing sessions.

*Marilyn Lowry, Vickie Nash, & Ken Roy rotating

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OBSERVE & LEARN

Still Life Group with   Linda Dellandre

A great way to refine your skills.

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