Sunday, November 20, 2016

No Newsletter This or Next Week / Visit the Blog for Events & Other Information on the Website

Newsletter Holiday Schedule:

ALERT:     There is no newsletter the week of Thanksgiving or the week after Thanksgiving.  

We hope you will be enjoying time with your families and friends as we are. 


The next newsletter to go out will be Dec. 7.  
The deadline to be in this Dec. 7 newsletter is 
midnight on Sunday, Dec. 4.

As a reminder, you may visit the blog (all past news postings) at any time by going to www.lsag.blogspot.com .  The website also has a large amount of information you can explore.

Please note Christmas and New Year's holidays below.

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If you have a show, classes, workshops or other events scheduled in December & January,
please note the following and adjust your advertising plans in the LSAG newsletter accordingly.  



There will be NO newsletter on Dec. 21 or 28 in observance of the Christmas holiday.
One of the deadlines would have fallen on Christmas Day.  
December newsletters will be on Dec. 7 & 14.
Deadline:  The Sunday BEFORE that newsletter, midnight.
Final deadline for Dec. 14 newsletter is Dec. 11.  


There will be NO newsletter on Jan. 4 in observance of the 
New Years holiday.
The deadline would have fallen on New Year's Day.
January newsletters will be on Jan. 11, 18, & 25
and continue weekly unless otherwise communicated.

Remember:  You can ALWAYS visit the LSAG blog to look up the most current & all past posts by going to  
www.lsag.blogspot.com .
Additionally, the website offers a large amount of information.










Monday, November 14, 2016

LSAG: Fall Open Meeting THIS Saturday

The LSAG Fall Open Meeting 
will be held Saturday, November 19th 
at the Memorial Church of Christ Family Center, 
900 Echo Lane in Houston, 
convening promptly at 11:30 a.m.  

The Memorial Church of Christ is located directly across the street from Memorial High School. The Family Center is located directly behind the Church. You will see signs for the Houston Art Society's art show. If you follow those signs you will be directed to the correct room where the meeting will be held. 



This meeting should not take more than two hours & will be over by 1:45 p.m. at the very latest. 

LSAG: Newsletter Holiday Schedule

Newsletter Holiday Schedule:

Alert:     This is the last November newsletter.  
In observance of Thanksgiving, we will not have a published newsletter Nov. 23 or 30.  
We hope you will be enjoying time with your families. 


The next newsletter to go out will be Dec. 7.  The deadline to be in this Dec. 7 newsletter is midnight on Sunday, Dec. 4.

As a reminder, you may visit the blog (all past news postings) at any time by going to www.lsag.blogspot.com .

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If you have a show, classes, workshops or other events scheduled in December & January,
please note the following and adjust your advertising plans in the LSAG newsletter accordingly.  



There will be NO newsletter on Dec. 21 or 28 in observance of the Christmas holiday.
December newsletters will be on Dec. 7 & 14.
Deadline:  The Sunday BEFORE that newsletter, midnight.
Final deadline for Dec. 14 newsletter is Dec. 11.  


There will be NO newsletter on Jan. 4 in observance of the 
New Years holiday.
January newsletters will be on Jan. 11, 18, & 25
and continue weekly unless otherwise communicated.

Remember:  You can ALWAYS visit the LSAG blog to look up the most current & all past posts by going to  
www.lsag.blogspot.com .









Houston Art Society: Fall Open Art Show / Walk-ins Accepted




The Houston Art Society
invites all LSAG members to enter our
Fall Open Art Show
on Saturday November 19
Our judge is Linda Dellandre   
The LSAG database is available for show registration.
  Please enter your work online at the LSAG Site  or as a walk-in on November 19th.
We welcome open walk-in registration from 8:30 until 10:00 am on November 19th. Bring your paintings at that time to
900 Echo Lane Houston, TX 77024  the Memorial Church of Christ in the Family Center. 

Come joins us for fellowship, art critiques, LSAG eligible award ribbons and refreshments.

For more information contact Mike Adams at madams21@comcast.net

CAL: Gala & Auction THIS Saturday



JOIN US FOR A FANTASTIC, EXCITING EVENING AT THE GALLERY AT THE MADELEY BUILDING.  


ALB: Meeting Featuring Keith Hick THIS Sunday



YOU'RE INVITED


The Art League of Baytown 
Monthly Membership Business Meeting
November 20, 2016
2-4 p.m.
The Art Center of Baytown
110 W. Texas Ave., Baytown

Refreshments, Door Prizes, Art Deco Demo by Keith Hick.
Open to the Public. Anyone who is interested in learning more about our organization is welcome to attend.

Come learn about all of the exciting things happening with the Art League. Lots of fun on the way.

SEE YOU THERE!

The Art League of Baytown
110 W. Texas Ave.
Baytown TX 77520


BFAL: Kirkman Pastel Workshop December 3-4




RITA KIRKMAN workshop December 3-4 at BFAL

Brenham Fine Arts League will host a pastel workshop 
with Rita Kirkman, 
December 3-4, 2016.  


Rita is a signature member of the Pastel Society of America, 
and is well known for her dramatically lit animal paintings. 
 Workshop participants will complete one landscape painting 
using Rita's technique.  

Cost of the workshop is $200 for members, 
$215  for non-members.  

See more of Rita's work, and read about her many awards at 

For additional information about the workshop or to sign up contact 





ALB: Christmas on Texas Avenue Booths Available




Christmas on Texas Avenue (Baytown)
Street Festival. Holiday Market. Food. Entertainment. Ice Skating.
Photos with Santa at the Art Center.
December 3rd, 10-6

The Art League of Baytown is honored to again sponsor Christmas on Texas Avenue now in its 19th year. At this holiday shopping festival on December 3rd, you can shop the vendor booths where you will find quality manufactured goods, arts/crafts, antiques and collectibles, and much more. Come to the Art Center to have your picture taken with Santa and Mrs. Clause.  Go see different groups entertain during the festival, or try out the different delicacies offered by the food trucks. Town Square Park and an ice skating rink will also be open for your enjoyment. 
Christmas on Texas Avenue will be held on Saturday, December 3rd, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Texas Avenue, and at Town Square Park and participating businesses along Texas Avenue.  A portion of all booth reservation fees go toward Art League of Baytown programs.

STILL ACCEPTING VENDOR APPLICATIONS.
Unfortunately, the early bird booth rate deadlines have passed.  The booth fee is now $200.
If you are interested in reserving a booth please contact the Christmas on Texas Avenue committee at cotabaytown@gmail.com or 281-674-5163
The booth reservation form is available on the facebook vendor event or website:

The Art League of Baytown is a 501.c.3 non-profit organization.
A portion of all booth fees and sales at the Art Center help fund programs such as the Rising Stars art class for special needs adults and art workshops for Shriner's Burn Hospital in Galveston.

CAL: Link to Ongoing Classes



CHECK OUT ALL OF THE GREAT CLASSES AT THE CONROE ART LEAGUE.

GO TO conroeartleague.com AND CLICK ON THE "LEARN" TAB.  

NSA: Christmas Dinner Dec. 12




NSA Holiday Party
When: December 12, Monday
Time: 6:30pm till 9PM
Place: Iguanas Ranas Cantina (serving fresh Mexican food), located at 2900 E NASA Pkwy, Seabrook, TX 77058
Reservation: $5
  There will be live entertainment at our dinner provided by Jando Band, a guitar band playing Spanish Flamenco and Rhumba inspired music.  We have approximately 40 seats available.  Please go to www.nsartists.org to reserve you seat now. 

CAL: Hassinger Watercolor Workshop Jan. 14



 Janet Hassinger
Watercolor Poetry - a watercolor workshop

  January 14     9am - 4pm     $95


While practicing your choice of technique for mastering watercolor, you will learn to abstract an image for a more creative approach to painting.  A more expressive watercolor uses essences of fluidity and transparency to represent the spirit of the subject. The goal of the presentation is for you to begin your personal vision towards an improved poetic representation of your subject.

Learn more about Janet and view more of her amazing art at www.janethassinger.com 


     To reserve your place, send a nonrefundable deposit of $50.00 by Dec. 17, 2016
Make your check payable to Conroe Art League: Conroe Art League, PO Box 3623, Conroe, TX 77305 Attn: Kathryn Marks
Credit cards are accepted at the gallery, Pay Pal is available below
. Balance is due on or before Jan. 9, 2017
Email 
kathrynmarksart@gmail.com when your deposit has been sent to reserve you place and receive a supply list

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WAL: Workshops & Classes / Join Us Soon


Are you interested in becoming a WAL member or learning more about our great art league?  Head to our website and join our league or learn more about our great Art Community!!  






Upcoming WAL Workshops



Still Life Painting Workshop

Susan Hotard, instructor

Create more moving Still Life
January 17 & 18, 2017
Pinots Palette in The Woodlands (Hwy. 242, behind Panera Bread)
WAL members: $298
Non WAL members: $240
Contact: Chris McBee through 12-31-16 bmcbee24@aol.com
Contact: Karen Morris after 1-1-17  karen.mckibben@gmail.com
You can sent a non-refundable Deposit of $75.00 to hold your spot or pay in full.
Make all Checks Payable to: 
 "Woodlands Art League"
Mail payment to:
Chris McBee
14 Windhaven Dr.


Rob Liberace
Portrait Painting

  • Mon, February 06, 2017
  • 9:00 AM

  • Fri, February 10, 2017
  • 4:00 PM

  • Location: To be announced
Members Price:  $795/Non-Member Price:  $835
Non Refundable Deposit Required:  $100.00(to hold your spot)
Contact:  Chris McBee  for registration details.

Make all Checks Payable to: "Woodlands Art League"
Mail payment to: Chris McBee
14 Windhaven Dr.

The Woodlands, Tx  77381


Suchitra Bhosle
Portrait Painting
  • Sat, April 01, 2017
  • 9:00 AM
    until Mon, April 03, 2017
  • 4:00 PM

  • Location: To be announced
*Members Price:  $645 *Non-Member Price:  $685
* Model fees are included in the price.
Non Refundable Deposit Required:  $100.00
(to hold your spot)
Contact:  Chris McBee  as above for registration details.








Classes to note: 
* WAL has wonderful ongoing figure painting, oil painting, abstract, watercolor and drawing classes taught by professional artists. Please check our website for full class time/listings to suit your interests. 


Water Colors for Adults



Classes to note: 
* WAL has wonderful ongoing figure painting, oil painting, abstract, watercolor and drawing classes taught by professional artists. Please check our website for full class time/listings to suit your interests. 


Water Colors for Adults
Fall Session II
Instructor:   Reva Powers
Phone: 713-882-0450
Cost: $240.00 per set of 4 classes
Dates:                            Mondays 3);  Oct 24, 31, & Nov 7
                                                       Tuesdays (2) : Nov 1 and Nov 8
Time:   10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Location:  Klein UMC 5920 FM 2920 Spring, TX 77388
Portable bldg. room 4
Class Description: Each class will address specific watercolor techniques.  Compositional design, or color theory concepts will be introduced.  The student will complete a painting using the concept or technique.   Attention will be given to the principles and elements of design.  Students are encouraged to create their own compositions however, templates will be offered, if requested.  Reva is a signature member of Watercolor Art Society Houston and also a member of Tomball Art League (TAL) and the Woodlands Art League (WAL) both affiliated with Lone Star Art Guild (LSAG).  Contact Reva for information on supply list and other questions.
Contact Reva for special discounts to WAL members. 


CHILDRENS' FINE ART FALL 2016 SCHEDULE
Phone: 571-435-6345
Kids Art and Painting with Miss Jilan
Fall Session 2

New session begins soon !  November 9th 16th, 30th, Dec. 7th and 14th at the South County Community Center on Lake Robbins Drive.
Five classes of fun and painting instruction, materials included, for $140.

We will be offering children's painting classes on Wednesdays for both afternoon and early evenings where your young artists will learn the fundamentals of painting plus loads of specialty painting techniques!  Even if your child is new to art and painting, all levels are welcome and that all classes, regardless of whatever stage your young artist currently is at, are beginner friendly.
Ages 6-10 3:30 - 5 pm
Ages 11 and up - 6 -7:30 pm 
For more information please go to our website and look under Events/calendar tab, or contact instructor directly at jilanchew@gmail.com







CAL: Meyer Flower Workshop Feb. 10 & 11




Pat Meyer          
"
Every Flower has a Personality"

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You will explore advanced techniques that will allow you to express what you want to say in your paintings.

To create the focal point, you will assemble your flowers into a cast of characters. Experiment with various techniques that allow you to bring expressive life into each flower as you refine your focal point.

This is a fun and challenging oil painting class, as we discuss the proper blend of harmony, composition and values.

Day 1- Floral Design Principles & Concepts
Demo & Paint-Along Instruction
Setup Composition Considerations
Layout & Drawing Tips
Targeting A Focal Point
Creating Color Harmony
Value Insights
How To Paint Flowers - Part 1

Day 2 - Put Your New Skills to Work
Painting Your Own Still Life Work Of Art
Demo & Hands On Instruction
Make Your Paintings Sing And Glow With Personality
Create Atmosphere In Your Paintings
How To Paint Flowers - Part 2

To learn more about nationally known oil artist, Pat Meyer, visit www.PatMeyer-artist.com 

STUDENT TESTIMONIALS
Phyllis: "Never had a teacher give more in a class than Pat."
Dedra: "After just a few lessons with Pat my husband commented, that he could see a huge improvement."
Dawn: "I was ready to give up painting before coming to Pat's class. She has inspired me to continue to paint and grow."


                                                                                                                                       February 10 &11
                                                                                                                                                 9:00-4:00 
                                                                                                                               Workshop Fee: $230.00
                                                                                                                             Conroe Art League Gallery
                                                                                                                                        127 Simonton St.
                                                                                                                                       Conroe, TX 77301
                                                                                                                                           936-756-9572
To reserve your place, send a nonrefundable deposit of $50.00
Make your check payable to Conroe Art League
 Conroe Art League, P.O. Box 3623, Conroe, TX 77305, Attn: Kathryn Marks
Credit cards are accepted at the gallery
Pay Pal  is available below 
Balance due on or before January 21, 2017
Email kathrynmarksart@gmail.com when your deposit has been sent to reserve your place and receive a supply list.

Christmas Extravaganza: Two Girls, A Guy, and a Trailer...and YOU Are Invited

You are invited!  
Join us Monday, November 28 - Sunday, December 4th at the Conroe Art League Gallery, 127 Simonton 
in Downtown Conroe for the 2nd annual 
Christmas Extravaganza 
by Two Girls, A Guy, and a Trailer...and More.  

They will be displaying artwork by 10 unique, talented artists 
in several aspects of mediums including 
Fine Paper Mosaics and Watercolors, 
Fine Oil, 
Photography, 
Lapidary Jewelry, 
Fused Glass, 
Fine Wood Working, 
Colored Pencil, 
Glass and Acrylic, 
Large Scale Contemporary, 
Drawing, 
Pastels and Pencil. 

Opening Reception to be held Friday, December 2nd 
from 5 to 9pm

Don't forget to register for one of the many door prizes 
to be given out every 15 minutes. 
You may win yourself an original piece of art! 
Drink and Desserts are provided.

Gallery Hours: Monday - Friday 10:30 to 5:30 
Sat. 10:30 to 8pm 
Sunday 11 to 2pm