3 Bad Sheep
Every Wednesday night Alexander “Sky” Carranza, Eddie Canumay and Alexander P. Huerta meet in Alex’s small PeaceNart Studio in the Arts Factory and transform into the 3 Bad Sheep collaborative. Carefully navigating among the paint cans and panels they set to work - starting new pieces and finishing others. Remarkably, they trust each other enough to start a work as an...
Kids Art Classes
Jennie has been studying with me since the fall. She has done drawings and paintings - winning first place in her school competition for an acrylic painting of sunflowers.
Kids Art Classes
I’ve resumed giving art lessons to kids. Classes are held on Saturdays. Contact me for times and fees at: email@example.com or 702-893-7711
Measure Twice, Cut Once
September 23, 2009 Now that women have metaphorically gotten out of the kitchen, it is safely visited as a warm nostalgia place. Brenda Jones’ stitchery exhibition at the Charleston Heights Art Center is a witty, sometimes elegant reimagining of your grandmother’s aprons and bridal garments. (For more see my Sept. 17 review titled “Overly Measured” at...
The Colorman by Erika Wood
I think artists will be interested in this book. I found it fascinating. The Colorman – a novel by Erika Wood The art world of Manhattan, with its pretentious artists, and a bucolic Hudson River town, home to a mysterious paint manufacturer, are the settings for this tale of love loss and redemption. What impresses me most about this Dickensian tale of a motherless waif, a cold stepmother, and...
John Updike on Art
With the death of John Updike we not only lost one of our most important novelists and essayists, but a writer with an unusal sensitivity to visual art. His two collections of essays “Just Looking” and “Still Looking” are a revelation. He examines the individual works and often the entire ouvre of many well-known artists, placing them in the context of their time and...
Susanne Forestieri - Fine Artist →
Please visit my website to see my paintings and find links to articles about me.
Obama Student Drawings
The following images are of Susanne Forestieri’s beginning drawing students at UNLV working on their collage drawings of Barack Obama.
As a drawing instructor at UNLV, I typically teach a group twenty, mostly young students the basics of drawing. We begin with renderings in charcoal of geometrically shaped forms, then progress to bottles and various objects. Throughout the term my students grapple with the challenge of making a believable three-dimensional world in two-dimensions. Towards the end of the semester I always sense my...