Every Face Tells a Story! Feeling gratefully blessed! I have loved drawing/painting portraits for as long as I can remember. Even with that said, I wasn't the best at it when I was younger! My desire to be able to draw realistically nudged me along to find others who could help me to that end. I fondly remember my Jr. High and Highschool art … [Read more...] about Grateful News!
Learning to draw the human face can be a bit of a challenge whether you are just getting started drawing or have been drawing for some time. Why is it so difficult? The very first recognizable drawing you did as a young child was actually a face. It looked more like Mr. Potato head than anything else. A large circle with dots for eyes and a … [Read more...] about Studying the Planes of the Face
What a wonderful place to have our Art Reception and Exhibit! The staff was very helpful and the food was fabulous, as always! Live music was provided by Brian Hickman on cello and Kirsten Weiss on Violin. It added so much to our reception! You can view the art anytime at the B2 Cafe now until the end of June. Students range in age from 11 - … [Read more...] about B2 Cafe Spring Student Exhibit
This week I viewed the gallery of students' artworks on display at the Library Station in Springfield. The drawings and paintings are all beautiful and impressive. There are a wide variety of subjects-- from still life paintings and drawings to portraits-- in many different mediums and styles ranging from classic to contemporary, some with an … [Read more...] about Gallery of Talent
Hello, I'm Keri Doolittle, an art student in Audrey's weekly drawing classes. I'm so happy to have been invited to share with you my experiences and thoughts about learning to draw. I first took drawing classes from Audrey over 7 years ago. That very first class forever changed the way I see faces, and it opened up an entirely new set of … [Read more...] about Art Class is a Community
I have recently begun to explore with watersoluble graphite and I like what it can do! There are both watersoluble graphite pencils and graphite sticks. If you are accustomed to lots of little detail, you may be put off with the graphite sticks that look like a really large crayon. You can sharpen them to a point, but I didn't want to … [Read more...] about Portrait Process for Watersoluble Graphite
Exhibit at the Library Station 2535 N. Kansas Expressway, Springfield, MO September - November 30th It's been a long time coming! For years I have wanted to venture into another realm of art, just for my own pleasure. Over this last year I have been working on a new series of paintings I've titled "Reflections". I am moved by the energy of the … [Read more...] about New Paintings and New Exhibits!