Friday, August 30, 2013

Illustrators Lunch 8-28-2013

Jon, Steve, Barry, Mark, Monica, Tim, Christina, Dave, Jerry and Pam

Great lunch group at El Pueblo this week! Lots of good conversation and art! By the way, the 6 for $12 is not our art price.

Books by the Banks: Poster by Jeffrey Ebbeler Unveiling

The whole poster will soon be revealed...
The seventh annual Books by the Banks festival will unveil its 2013 poster, created by Jeffrey Ebbeler, at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 5 at Joseph-Beth Booksellers in Rookwood Pavilion. Twenty percent of all purchases at Joseph-Beth & Brontë Bistro on Sept. 5 will go to support Books by the Banks. The attached voucher must be presented at time of purchase.

Some of the previous poster illustrators will also be in attendance.

Classes this Fall: Marlene Steele

Marlene Steele is teaching a class at the WACC Woman's Art Club of Cincinnati 

Getting AHead in Pastel

Portrait Seminar in Traditional Pastel
$225.00 Instruction fee includes model costs
$50. Deposit payable to Woman's Art Club
Mail to: Woman's Art Club c/o Janet Vennemeyer
9238 Tag Drive, Cincinnati O. 45231

September 21st at 1:00pm until September 22 at 5:30pm

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

ArtBiz Symposium: Using Creative Passion to Make a Living

 This could be a great seminar for those starting out:

Event Details

Hosted by the Small Business Development Center at Northern Kentucky Univeristy.  Join us for this symposium featuring three panelists from Kentucky who will discuss various aspects of art and enterprise.  Part of Covington Arts' Full Spectrum.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Radio Show Audio Coming Soon

I have the audio from our radio interview:
Children's Book Illustration discussion with Will Hillenbrand, Loren Long, Christina Wald and Tara Calahan-King
I just need to figure out how to post it here.

It will be soon...

Illustrator News: Jonathan Vair Duncan Gallery Show

Jonathan Duncan has a gallery show going on at North South Studios until August 31st.

Check it out if you are in the area!

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Illustrator News: David Mack Art Demo at Manifest


Admission: $20 (Student Rate: $10*) to support Drawing Center programming.
Register and pay ticket price online, or payment at the door by cash.

Continuing Manifest's series of live public artist demonstrations, comic book artist and writer David Mack will create multiple drawings from the live model in front of a watching audience. Mack is best known for his work in watercolor and collage, however this demonstration will highlight his ink and brush practice recently featured in an exhibition including works by Gustav Klimt and Egon Schiele at Century Guild in Los Angeles and Chicago. Audience participants are encouraged to observe, ask questions, and gain insight from the artist’s process.

Mack’s drawings will be up for bidding in an auction during the demonstration. The drawings will be awarded to the highest bidders after the event (auction details forthcoming). The demonstration will begin at 5:00 pm, with a brief wine and cheese intermission part way through.

On-street parking is available on Madison and Whetsel Avenue. The number 11 bus stops on Madison, one block from the Drawing Center.

Registration and pre-payment online reserves your seat. On-site registration and payment will be on a first-come first-served basis with casual seating and standing room after seats are filled. Doors will open at 4pm.

Register early to reserve your spot!

Online RSVP and payment is recommended.
Walk-in attendance will be accepted on a first-come first served basis.

To register visit:

* Student rates only with valid current academic student i.d.

Friday, August 2, 2013

Sketch Field Trip

Some people have expressing interest in going urban sketching with our group. Vanessa and I will be sketching at St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption around 11 am-ish on Monday August 5th...

If you are interested in joining us, text or email me.