Thursday, October 23, 2014

Oil and Acrylic Painting Classes- Find your passion!

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                                             Pursue Your Passion!!

Nurture your creative spirit... and learn to express
yourself through painting!  I offer several classes in both oil and acrylic and work with both beginners and more seasoned artists.  


  • Oil Painting Classes, Ongoing -  Tuesdays 10-1  Wednesdays 6-9
          Classes Held at The Art Studio in Virginia Beach.
          Drop In and Monthly Rates.
          Classes are very loosely structured with students working on subjects of their 
          choice.    
          One week every month, we do a paint along, varying subject matter and     
          focus. This is your time to paint with my guidance as needed.

          

  • Acrylic Painting Classes, Ongoing held at Hilltop Michael's Arts And Crafts.  
        Different painting subject each week! 
        Sign up in the store for classes or go to the web site and register online.

  •   Private Lessons in my studio in Norfolk. 2 hour Session

          Private lessons offer students the ability to learn in a nurturing one on one     
          environment. 
          We can focus on areas of concern and work to develop your skills. One on one  
          attention and help you move ahead in your painting more quickly focusing on 
          drawing, composition, color and brushwork.   Two hours of private instruction        
          for 80.00.

         
            Please email me at normasfineart@gmail.com with any questions!



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Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Thirty Paintings In Thirty Days! #30!! Yea!

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Barney Steps Out Of The Shadows!

11" by 14" original oil on canvas




I painted Barney in a class as a demo.  I think he has a bit of a Halloween thing going sneaking out of the shadows like he is.  He was fun to paint.  The class enjoyed painting pigs and like always. they each come out looking a little different and unique.  Hope your day is a great one!  Thanks for following me on my thirty day challenge.  I will still be painting often and will try to keep painting some new subjects like more people.  If you have any pictures you would like to see me paint, write to me at normasfineart@gmail.com. 
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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Thirty Paintings In Thirty Days! #29

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Yellow Pepper

4" by 4" original oil on canvas


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Only one more day left on my challenge!  I appreciate you stopping by!  Hope you have a great day.
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Monday, September 29, 2014

Thirty Paintings In Thirty Days! #28

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Chesapeake Beach Gull

6" by 6" original oil on canvas


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Last week I visited a friend in Chesapeake Beach and saw this guy on a walk along the bay.  What a beautiful little town and less than an hour from our nation's capital!
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Sunday, September 28, 2014

Thirty Paintings In Thirty Days #27

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Sunset On The Bay

3" by 8"

125.00

Another memory of an evening on the bay last year.  Hope you are having a great weekend!
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Saturday, September 27, 2014

Thirty Paintings In Thirty Days #26

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Cow From Dingle

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10" by 10" original oil on canvas


Such a pretty cow from a beautiful place in Ireland!  


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Friday, September 26, 2014

Thirty Paintings In Thirty Days! #25

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Splashing At The Fountain

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5" by 7" original oil on canvas



Just had to do another of this little girl from the fountain in Savannah.  I am really loving painting people and plan to do more in the coming weeks.  I might even do a large one.  Happy Friday!
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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Thirty Paintings In Thirty Days! #24

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House Sparrow

4" by 4" original oil on canvas

95. 



I once had a sparrow alight upon my shoulder for a moment, while I was hoeing in a village garden, and I felt that I was more distinguished by that circumstance that I should have been by any epaulet I could have worn.  ~Henry David Thoreau

So happy to be spending so much time in my studio doing what I love!  Hope you have a great weekend and I am so happy you stopped by!

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Thirty Paintings In Thirty Days! #23

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Red Velvet

6" by 6" original oil on canvas

150.



As an artist, I not only see delicious food, but sometimes I see a painting and grab my camera!  I really had fun with this one but I have to admit that every time I look at it now...it makes me hungry! Do you have someone special who loves cupcakes?  It is the gift that keeps on giving!  


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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Thirty Paintings In Thirty Days! #22

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Chewy

6" by 6" original oil on canvas


150.




This sweet little girl was surrendered at a vet's office by an owner who no longer wanted her and one of the employees fell instantly in love with her and welcomed her with open arms.  She spent many years coming to work every day and sleeping cozily curled around her "Mom's" back while she worked.  I just loved her little face and had a great time capturing it in oil.
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