WA, Seattle, Art in Occidental Park, March – December

WA, Seattle, Art in Occidental Park, March – December

First Thursdays - Art in Occidental Park First Thursdays, 11 am to 8 pm, March through December Discover Seattle's most talented established juried NWAA members and emerging artists. Grab a latte, stroll through historic Occidental Park, and immerse yourself in the Emerald City's vibrant independent art scene. This is part of Seattle's First Thursday Art Walk. Galleries stay open late and there are often other events going on. Featured artists display their latest creations - anything from drawing, sculpture, ceramics, mixed-media, painting and photography to traditional jewelry and crafts will be on display for you to purchase. (please note that heavy rain and strong wind may cause cancellation) [google-map-v3 width="650" height="350" zoom="12" maptype="roadmap" mapalign="center" directionhint="false" language="default" poweredby="false" maptypecontrol="true" pancontrol="true" zoomcontrol="true" scalecontrol="true" streetviewcontrol="true" scrollwheelcontrol="false" draggable="true" tiltfourtyfive="false" addmarkermashupbubble="false" addmarkermashupbubble="false" addmarkerlist="7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115-8166{}1-default.png{}Art in Occidental Park Seattle" bubbleautopan="true" showbike="false" showtraffic="false" showpanoramio="false"]   ...
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WA, Seattle, Best of the Northwest Fall 2013

WA, Seattle, Best of the Northwest Fall 2013

Best of the Northwest Fall 2013 We are returning to Hangar 30 at Seattle's Magnuson Park to celebrate our 25th Annual Fall Show in two acts. Come meet a different cast of 100 artists on each date. Find locally made art and fine craft to enrich your life while enjoying live music and good food. October 18-20 and November 8-10 Attend both shows to see all your favorite artists as well as all the great new ones. Hours: Friday and Saturday 10am to 6pm; Sunday 10am to 5pm One ticket gets you into both shows: Tickets are $5 online, $6 at the door; $8 online special admits two (Your October ticket also gets you into the November show) Accompanied children 12 and under are free. Parking is FREE! Visit the NWArtAlliance website here. [google-map-v3 width="650" height="350" zoom="12" maptype="roadmap" mapalign="center" directionhint="false" language="default" poweredby="false" maptypecontrol="true" pancontrol="true" zoomcontrol="true" scalecontrol="true" streetviewcontrol="true" scrollwheelcontrol="false" draggable="true" tiltfourtyfive="false" addmarkermashupbubble="false" addmarkermashupbubble="false" addmarkerlist="7400 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98115-8166{}1-default.png{}Best of the Northwest" bubbleautopan="true" showbike="false" showtraffic="false" showpanoramio="false"]      ...
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WA – Olympia Artspace Alliance

WA – Olympia Artspace Alliance

Artandcraftconnection.com supports: Olympia Artspace Alliance . . . [wpcol_1third id="" class="" style=""] [/wpcol_1third] [wpcol_2third_end id="" class="" style=""] Raises the funds necessary for predevelopment costs and detailed feasibility studies to bring an artist live/work facility to the community. Collaborates with local municipalities, businesses, individuals and foundations to facilitate the required groundwork necessary to bring such a project to fruition. Builds awareness of the arts to develop local support. Promotes this project as an ideal, creative place making project for Olympia’s economic development, with recognized economic, social and cultural benefits.[/wpcol_2third_end] Mission The mission of the Olympia Artspace Alliance is to create, foster and preserve affordable live and work space for artists and art organizations in Olympia, Washington. Our programs raise awareness about the arts’ social, cultural and economic contributions to local economies by partnering with municipalities, colleges and other key community resources. Our main purpose is to facilitate and lead local funding efforts for the final achievement of a facility. Find the FULL STORY on the Olympia Artspace website: http://olympiaartspace.org   ...
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Thomas Anderson Mixed Media Art Studio, Olympia, WA

Thomas Anderson Mixed Media Art Studio, Olympia, WA

Thomas Anderson is a visual artist working in Olympia Washington. In his words: "  A key to my philosophy is... creating an atmosphere that encourages risk and stepping outside the comfort zone of what I think I know and enter those uncertain realms of what I am about to discover, and to use those discoveries as a basis for perception and action.. read more on the Thomas Anderson website: http://www.thomasandersonart.com                ...
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Issaquah Salmon Days Oct 5th – 6th, 2013

Issaquah Salmon Days Oct 5th – 6th, 2013

Join us October 5th - 6th for Issaquah's family oriented festival celebrating the return of the spawning salmon to our lakes, creeks and historic downtown hatchery. Rain or shine, come enjoy Foods of the World, hundreds of arts and crafts vendors, inflatables, pony rides, an extreme air show demonstration, human hamster balls, and lots of live music.  Last year, we went back to our Western roots with Thrills & Gills, in 2013 we're looking to the future with Streaming Live. The Salmon Days Festival is an internationally recognized and award winning event which draws more than 150,000 people annually to our great town.  We look forward to seeing you soon. Visit the official Issaquah Salmon Festival website here: http://www.salmondays.org/    ...
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Atlanta, GA, Chastain Park Arts Festival, Nov 2-3 2013

Atlanta, GA, Chastain Park Arts Festival, Nov 2-3 2013

On November 2nd and 3rd, the Chastain Park Arts Festival will host its fifth annual event at Chastain Park along Park Drive for approximately 200 artists and artisans.   Visitors will enjoy fine art and crafts, a childrens area and local food and beverage concessions including the gourmet food trucks. Local acoustic musicians will enliven the atmosphere. This event is organized by the Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces and volunteer artists. Best of all, it's entirely free to attend! Visit the Chastain Park Arts Festival website for more information, directions and photos: http://www.chastainparkartsfestival.com/ Chastain Park 4469 Stella Drive, Atlanta, GA 30327    ...
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Crafts By The Dock, Port Townsend, WA Sep 7 & 8, 2013

Crafts By The Dock, Port Townsend, WA Sep 7 & 8, 2013

Find KALIBASI - Wearable Art at: Crafts By The Dock, Port Townsend, WA Sep 7 & 8, 201342nd Annual arts and crafts fair, featuring both local artists and and a selection of artists from around Puget Sound making furniture and wood home accessories, jewelry, glass, pottery, paintings, clothing and much more. Annual Crafts by the Dock Arts Fair is a high quality juried fair featuring a wide variety of crafts from the Northwest and beyond. Handmade knives, leather goods, pottery, clothing, blown glass, lampworked beads, handwrought ironwork,handknit sweaters, felted and handwoven woolen goods, paintings, marine art, fine woodworking,yard art, children's clothing and more. Sponsored by Port Townsend Arts Guild, a self-supporting non-profit arts organization funding annual local scholarships in the arts and other arts related and cultural events. Booth applications for this fair and others at www.porttownsendartsguild.org. 10am to 6pm Saturday 10am to 5pm Sunday Location : Madison Street and City Civic Plaza, Port Townsend, WA 98368 Website:http://www.porttownsendartsguild.org  ...
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How to start and succeed in your own Art Business

How to start and succeed in your own Art Business

Art, Drawing, Painting, Portraits, Calligraphy, Sell Your Art popular e-book Bennecelli's Popular Art Lessons: How To Paint Portraits, Draw Faces, Paint Realistically, And Do Calligraphy - How To Start A Successful Art Business - Step By Step Instruction By The Master Portrait Artist And Calligrapher Shows You How.   For more information and pre-views of these e-books visit the publishers website here                    ...
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No art school? Art skills home study ebook

No art school? Art skills home study ebook

You can make better art. I can help you do that. ‘Art Head Start’ is a $19.95 home study art design training ebook. There are at least 3 parts to making art. Conscious art expertise, art skills and design methods Semi-conscious emotional and story telling skill Unconscious spiritual or soulful quality Click here to visit the ArtHeadStart website With my art lessons ebook you'll learn the how-to, the why-to and the when-to of art and design. You'll get the Visual Communication basics you need to make art that IS something, not just ABOUT something. You'll learn things about evoking emotion visually and telling a compelling visual story. I touch on spirit and soul in your images, on growing your natural creativity and on nurturing your nature. Your new understanding of art principles will bring you more confidence and better images. You'll know just what to do next, how to do it and why. Perhaps you'll even learn the subtle skill of letting your images "tell you" how they want...
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