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A new Painting by Barbara Fluty

Inspired by the general ambiance of the near-by Umbrian hill towns and by so many of the picturesque details, from her own photo taken while visiting Spello, Barbara just finished this remarkable…and ever-so charming 24″x 30″ oil painting: to learn more about Barbara’s art or to inquire about any particular painting featured in my last blog post, do feel free …


Creative Energy – Part 3

  The Making of A Portrait www.trevornewman.com setting up the background One of the most fascinating sessions/lessons of the Australian Art Workshop Tour at Genius Loci last September…was the Portrait Session…with Michael asked to be the model.  As the group circled all around, armed with their sketch pads and paints, the techniques and pointers of drawing portraits were explained and …


Creative Energy – Part 2

Meet the pleasant, enthusiastic, fun, motivated and talented art students of professional artist, Trevor Newman, during Trevor’s Art Tour / Workshop at Genius Loci in September.  This group in the utmost sense of an Art Workshop, produced collectively an exciting atmosphere of creative energy at Genius Loci.  With each other they sketched, prepped, painted, struggled , failed and triumphed…discussed, commented, …